Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say religion is somewhat important by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who say…

State There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 33% 65% 1% < 1% 146
California 24% 74% 1% 1% 912
Colorado 36% 59% 1% 4% 135
Connecticut 33% 64% 3% < 1% 106
Florida 28% 70% 1% < 1% 492
Georgia 34% 65% 1% < 1% 187
Illinois 20% 78% 1% < 1% 326
Indiana 26% 73% < 1% 1% 142
Maryland 28% 68% 3% 1% 164
Massachusetts 26% 71% 2% 1% 189
Michigan 27% 72% < 1% 1% 247
Minnesota 25% 74% < 1% 1% 153
Missouri 24% 76% < 1% < 1% 157
New Jersey 18% 80% 1% 2% 247
New York 22% 76% 1% 1% 541
North Carolina 29% 69% 1% 1% 205
Ohio 24% 74% < 1% 2% 269
Pennsylvania 29% 69% 1% 1% 340
Tennessee 31% 69% < 1% < 1% 112
Texas 29% 69% 1% < 1% 545
Virginia 21% 79% < 1% < 1% 198
Washington 28% 70% 1% < 1% 165
Wisconsin 24% 74% 1% < 1% 178

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