Educational distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by religious group

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

Religious tradition High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 210. 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.
Buddhist 18% 26% 34% 22% 210
Catholic 49% 26% 16% 9% 4,594
Evangelical Protestant 49% 35% 11% 5% 3,791
Hindu 11% 13% 32% 44% 157
Historically Black Protestant 55% 31% 9% 5% 1,286
Jewish 20% 21% 29% 30% 630
Mainline Protestant 37% 30% 18% 15% 3,879
Mormon 33% 36% 22% 9% 266
Muslim 35% 27% 21% 16% 178
Orthodox Christian 31% 33% 20% 16% 112
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 36% 32% 19% 12% 5,855

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

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

Educational distribution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,810. 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.
High school or less 26% 29% 25% 20% 6,810
Some college 33% 32% 22% 12% 5,680
College 23% 40% 23% 13% 5,269
Post-graduate degree 10% 45% 26% 18% 3,734

Generational cohort among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

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

Educational distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,810. 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.
High school or less 19% 12% 24% 30% 13% 2% 6,810
Some college 22% 18% 26% 26% 8% 1% 5,680
College 10% 22% 32% 28% 8% 1% 5,269
Post-graduate degree 2% 17% 36% 32% 11% 1% 3,734

Gender composition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

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

Educational distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 49% 51% 6,890
Some college 45% 55% 5,752
College 46% 54% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 45% 55% 3,832

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

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

Educational distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,834. 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.
High school or less 56% 15% 2% 23% 4% 6,834
Some college 65% 14% 4% 13% 5% 5,683
College 72% 8% 8% 9% 3% 5,299
Post-graduate degree 75% 7% 9% 6% 3% 3,778

Immigrant status among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

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

Educational distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,751. 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.
High school or less 19% 10% 70% 6,751
Some college 11% 12% 77% 5,684
College 14% 12% 74% 5,333
Post-graduate degree 18% 11% 71% 3,797

Income distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who have a household income of…

Educational distribution Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 5,860. 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.
High school or less 55% 22% 16% 7% 5,860
Some college 34% 24% 28% 14% 5,088
College 15% 18% 34% 32% 4,798
Post-graduate degree 9% 11% 32% 48% 3,428

Marital status among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

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

Educational distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,859. 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.
High school or less 37% 9% 15% 9% 30% 6,859
Some college 39% 9% 14% 5% 32% 5,735
College 54% 8% 10% 3% 25% 5,341
Post-graduate degree 63% 7% 10% 4% 16% 3,818

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

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

Educational distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,869. 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.
High school or less 26% 74% 6,869
Some college 28% 72% 5,740
College 30% 70% 5,357
Post-graduate degree 32% 68% 3,812

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

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

Educational distribution Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 62% 22% 6% 1% 8% 2% 6,890
Some college 58% 22% 6% 1% 11% 3% 5,752
College 47% 23% 8% < 1% 18% 4% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 42% 25% 9% 1% 19% 4% 3,832

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

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

Educational distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 53% 27% 10% 10% 1% 6,890
Some college 44% 28% 14% 14% 1% 5,752
College 36% 28% 17% 19% 1% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 36% 27% 17% 19% 1% 3,832

Attendance at religious services among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who attend religious services…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 32% 34% 34% 1% 6,890
Some college 27% 37% 36% < 1% 5,752
College 26% 36% 38% < 1% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 26% 37% 36% 1% 3,832

Frequency of prayer among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

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

Educational distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 52% 17% 6% 23% 1% 6,890
Some college 49% 16% 7% 27% 1% 5,752
College 41% 16% 6% 36% 1% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 40% 16% 7% 36% 1% 3,832

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who attend prayer group…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 23% 10% 8% 59% 1% 6,890
Some college 18% 8% 8% 66% < 1% 5,752
College 15% 6% 8% 70% 1% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 13% 8% 9% 70% < 1% 3,832

Frequency of meditation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

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

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 37% 8% 4% 48% 2% 6,890
Some college 37% 10% 4% 48% 1% 5,752
College 36% 10% 6% 47% 1% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 38% 10% 6% 44% 1% 3,832

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 54% 15% 10% 20% 1% 6,890
Some college 54% 17% 10% 18% 1% 5,752
College 52% 18% 12% 16% 1% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 51% 18% 13% 17% 1% 3,832

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 42% 14% 12% 30% 2% 6,890
Some college 46% 17% 13% 23% 1% 5,752
College 47% 18% 16% 19% 1% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 47% 19% 17% 17% 1% 3,832

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Educational distribution Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 29% 9% 52% 9% 2% 6,890
Some college 24% 13% 52% 9% 2% 5,752
College 18% 16% 48% 15% 3% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 17% 19% 43% 18% 3% 3,832

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

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

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 32% 11% 8% 48% 1% 6,890
Some college 28% 11% 9% 51% < 1% 5,752
College 21% 9% 9% 60% 1% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 21% 9% 11% 59% < 1% 3,832

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say the holy scripture is…

Educational distribution Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 37% 25% 2% 29% 7% 6,890
Some college 21% 28% 2% 41% 8% 5,752
College 11% 25% 1% 55% 7% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 8% 24% 1% 60% 8% 3,832

Belief in Heaven among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

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

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 77% 17% 6% 6,890
Some college 69% 24% 7% 5,752
College 56% 36% 8% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 50% 41% 9% 3,832

Belief in Hell among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

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

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 61% 31% 8% 6,890
Some college 54% 38% 8% 5,752
College 39% 53% 8% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 31% 60% 9% 3,832

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

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

Educational distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 29% 24% 47% 6,890
Some college 31% 18% 51% 5,752
College 30% 13% 57% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 23% 11% 65% 3,832

Political ideology among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

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

Educational distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 33% 34% 24% 9% 6,890
Some college 28% 38% 28% 6% 5,752
College 21% 40% 36% 3% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 15% 38% 44% 3% 3,832

Views about size of government among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who would rather have…

Educational distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 40% 53% 3% 4% 6,890
Some college 50% 43% 3% 4% 5,752
College 48% 45% 3% 4% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 43% 51% 3% 3% 3,832

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say government aid to the poor…

Educational distribution Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 39% 54% 4% 3% 6,890
Some college 40% 55% 3% 2% 5,752
College 36% 59% 4% 2% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 27% 68% 4% 1% 3,832

Views about abortion among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say abortion should be…

Educational distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 50% 45% 5% 6,890
Some college 63% 33% 4% 5,752
College 73% 24% 3% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 78% 19% 3% 3,832

Views about homosexuality among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

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

Educational distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 62% 30% 4% 4% 6,890
Some college 72% 21% 4% 3% 5,752
College 80% 15% 3% 2% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 84% 12% 3% 2% 3,832

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …same-sex marriage

Educational distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 51% 40% 9% 6,890
Some college 66% 28% 6% 5,752
College 76% 20% 5% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 79% 16% 5% 3,832

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

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

Educational distribution Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 40% 53% 2% 4% 6,890
Some college 32% 64% 2% 2% 5,752
College 24% 72% 2% 2% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 17% 80% 2% 1% 3,832

Views about human evolution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by educational group

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

Educational distribution Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. 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.
High school or less 31% 24% 4% 36% 6% 6,890
Some college 37% 29% 4% 27% 3% 5,752
College 53% 24% 5% 16% 2% 5,369
Post-graduate degree 57% 23% 5% 13% 2% 3,832