Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants by state (2014) Switch to: State among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants 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
Sample size = 245. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 51% 48% 1% 1% 245
Arizona 59% 39% 1% 1% 171
Arkansas 46% 54% < 1% < 1% 145
California 48% 49% 2% 2% 718
Colorado 53% 42% 2% 3% 126
Florida 47% 51% 1% 1% 461
Georgia 51% 47% 1% 1% 364
Illinois 46% 50% 2% 2% 272
Indiana 51% 48% < 1% < 1% 208
Kentucky 49% 45% 4% 2% 213
Louisiana 55% 45% < 1% < 1% 120
Maryland 54% 45% 1% < 1% 108
Michigan 50% 47% 1% 2% 240
Minnesota 49% 51% < 1% < 1% 110
Mississippi 53% 45% 1% 1% 134
Missouri 48% 50% 2% < 1% 222
New York 44% 52% 1% 3% 182
North Carolina 50% 47% 2% 2% 345
Ohio 46% 52% 1% < 1% 321
Oklahoma 39% 58% 2% 1% 188
Oregon 54% 45% 1% 1% 116
Pennsylvania 57% 41% 1% < 1% 248
South Carolina 58% 41% 1% 1% 169
Tennessee 50% 47% 3% 1% 348
Texas 48% 49% 2% 1% 821
Virginia 57% 41% < 1% 1% 243
Washington 50% 46% 3% 1% 166
West Virginia 54% 43% 1% 2% 117
Wisconsin 45% 51% 3% 1% 135

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