Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by parental status

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 266. 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 28% 72% 266
Alaska 30% 70% 192
Arizona 26% 74% 372
Arkansas 34% 66% 180
California 28% 72% 2,423
Colorado 30% 70% 299
Connecticut 23% 77% 255
Delaware 34% 66% 199
District of Columbia 20% 80% 220
Florida 25% 75% 1,299
Georgia 31% 69% 568
Hawaii 25% 75% 215
Idaho 35% 65% 177
Illinois 27% 73% 858
Indiana 30% 70% 398
Iowa 32% 68% 213
Kansas 30% 70% 186
Kentucky 19% 81% 250
Louisiana 30% 70% 267
Maine 23% 77% 213
Maryland 26% 74% 416
Massachusetts 24% 76% 504
Michigan 30% 70% 599
Minnesota 28% 72% 357
Mississippi 27% 73% 180
Missouri 29% 71% 390
Montana 26% 74% 170
Nebraska 31% 69% 179
Nevada 25% 75% 207
New Hampshire 19% 81% 192
New Jersey 30% 70% 593
New Mexico 25% 75% 194
New York 25% 75% 1,356
North Carolina 29% 71% 622
North Dakota 25% 75% 196
Ohio 28% 72% 726
Oklahoma 28% 72% 244
Oregon 28% 72% 270
Pennsylvania 28% 72% 834
Rhode Island 21% 79% 195
South Carolina 28% 72% 281
South Dakota 19% 81% 187
Tennessee 32% 68% 353
Texas 35% 65% 1,500
Utah 30% 70% 178
Vermont 25% 75% 217
Virginia 27% 73% 525
Washington 25% 75% 453
West Virginia 27% 73% 165
Wisconsin 28% 72% 387
Wyoming 28% 72% 161

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