Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by parental status

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 229. 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% 229
Alaska 37% 63% 106
Arizona 31% 69% 252
Arkansas 35% 65% 126
California 33% 67% 1,148
Colorado 31% 69% 191
Connecticut 20% 80% 112
Florida 29% 71% 667
Georgia 32% 68% 376
Idaho 29% 71% 135
Illinois 26% 74% 430
Indiana 27% 73% 241
Iowa 29% 71% 113
Kansas 39% 61% 119
Kentucky 35% 65% 172
Louisiana 38% 62% 182
Maryland 25% 75% 206
Massachusetts 32% 68% 176
Michigan 29% 71% 351
Minnesota 26% 74% 196
Mississippi 32% 68% 121
Missouri 34% 66% 239
Montana 19% 81% 133
Nebraska 31% 69% 128
New Jersey 29% 71% 262
New Mexico 32% 68% 102
New York 27% 73% 540
North Carolina 26% 74% 375
North Dakota 28% 72% 139
Ohio 35% 65% 383
Oklahoma 29% 71% 134
Oregon 31% 69% 139
Pennsylvania 26% 74% 498
South Carolina 30% 70% 197
South Dakota 37% 63% 113
Tennessee 34% 66% 292
Texas 35% 65% 944
Utah 43% 57% 125
Virginia 34% 66% 328
Washington 27% 73% 242
West Virginia 20% 80% 136
Wisconsin 32% 68% 198
Wyoming 36% 64% 146

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