Educational distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by religious group

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

Religious tradition High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Catholic 39% 31% 18% 12% 2,370
Evangelical Protestant 38% 36% 17% 9% 4,538
Historically Black Protestant 46% 37% 10% 7% 579
Jehovah's Witness 68% 20% 10% 2% 138
Jewish 16% 21% 30% 33% 187
Mainline Protestant 35% 32% 22% 11% 1,999
Mormon 22% 43% 24% 11% 381
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 45% 32% 15% 8% 1,517

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

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

Educational distribution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,330. 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 16% 31% 30% 23% 3,330
Some college 18% 35% 29% 17% 3,538
College 12% 40% 32% 16% 3,151
Post-graduate degree 7% 40% 31% 21% 1,876

Generational cohort among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

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

Educational distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,330. 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 10% 10% 27% 36% 16% 2% 3,330
Some college 11% 14% 29% 34% 11% 1% 3,538
College 5% 15% 33% 38% 9% 1% 3,151
Post-graduate degree 1% 12% 34% 38% 13% 1% 1,876

Gender composition among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

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

Educational distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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% 47% 3,368
Some college 49% 51% 3,604
College 51% 49% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 55% 45% 1,921

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

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

Educational distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,326. 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 67% 11% 1% 17% 3% 3,326
Some college 73% 10% 2% 10% 4% 3,547
College 79% 7% 3% 7% 3% 3,176
Post-graduate degree 77% 9% 6% 5% 3% 1,887

Immigrant status among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

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

Educational distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,326. 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 15% 7% 78% 3,326
Some college 8% 9% 83% 3,580
College 10% 9% 81% 3,219
Post-graduate degree 12% 10% 78% 1,901

Income distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 2,882. 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 46% 22% 23% 9% 2,882
Some college 29% 23% 33% 16% 3,164
College 12% 16% 37% 35% 2,863
Post-graduate degree 8% 11% 33% 48% 1,701

Marital status among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

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

Educational distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,358. 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% 6% 12% 8% 21% 3,358
Some college 55% 5% 14% 5% 20% 3,589
College 68% 4% 9% 4% 14% 3,222
Post-graduate degree 72% 4% 8% 4% 12% 1,915

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

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

Educational distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,362. 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% 3,362
Some college 32% 68% 3,594
College 36% 64% 3,225
Post-graduate degree 35% 65% 1,913

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 3,368. 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 74% 16% 4% 1% 4% 1% 3,368
Some college 79% 13% 2% < 1% 4% 1% 3,604
College 76% 14% 3% < 1% 6% 1% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 72% 16% 4% 1% 6% 2% 1,921

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

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

Educational distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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 67% 20% 6% 6% 1% 3,368
Some college 68% 19% 7% 5% 1% 3,604
College 67% 19% 7% 6% 1% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 67% 18% 7% 8% < 1% 1,921

Attendance at religious services among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 3,368. 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 46% 30% 24% 1% 3,368
Some college 48% 31% 21% < 1% 3,604
College 55% 28% 17% < 1% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 57% 26% 17% < 1% 1,921

Frequency of prayer among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

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

Educational distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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 67% 14% 5% 13% 1% 3,368
Some college 70% 13% 4% 12% 1% 3,604
College 68% 13% 4% 14% 1% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 66% 14% 4% 15% 1% 1,921

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 3,368. 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 34% 10% 8% 47% 1% 3,368
Some college 35% 11% 9% 44% 1% 3,604
College 37% 10% 9% 43% 1% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 35% 11% 10% 44% < 1% 1,921

Frequency of meditation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 3,368. 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 45% 7% 3% 43% 2% 3,368
Some college 46% 8% 3% 41% 2% 3,604
College 45% 7% 4% 42% 2% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 49% 8% 4% 37% 2% 1,921

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 3,368. 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 65% 12% 7% 14% 1% 3,368
Some college 72% 12% 7% 9% 1% 3,604
College 69% 14% 8% 9% 1% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 67% 15% 9% 9% 1% 1,921

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 3,368. 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 45% 14% 10% 29% 2% 3,368
Some college 48% 17% 12% 22% 2% 3,604
College 48% 17% 13% 20% 1% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 51% 19% 15% 14% 1% 1,921

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 3,368. 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% 5% 39% 5% 2% 3,368
Some college 52% 7% 34% 5% 2% 3,604
College 52% 10% 29% 6% 3% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 50% 12% 27% 9% 2% 1,921

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 3,368. 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 48% 11% 7% 33% 1% 3,368
Some college 52% 10% 7% 30% 1% 3,604
College 50% 9% 8% 32% 1% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 48% 10% 8% 34% 1% 1,921

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 3,368. 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% 24% 3% 18% 5% 3,368
Some college 41% 30% 4% 19% 6% 3,604
College 34% 35% 3% 23% 5% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 27% 37% 3% 27% 6% 1,921

Belief in Heaven among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

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

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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 81% 12% 6% 3,368
Some college 80% 12% 7% 3,604
College 76% 16% 8% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 72% 21% 8% 1,921

Belief in Hell among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

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

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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 72% 22% 7% 3,368
Some college 71% 21% 7% 3,604
College 65% 26% 9% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 58% 32% 10% 1,921

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

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

Educational distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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 48% 20% 32% 3,368
Some college 54% 16% 30% 3,604
College 62% 11% 27% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 56% 10% 34% 1,921

Political ideology among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

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

Educational distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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% 24% 16% 9% 3,368
Some college 53% 29% 12% 6% 3,604
College 57% 27% 12% 3% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 48% 34% 16% 3% 1,921

Views about size of government among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

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

Educational distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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 58% 37% 2% 4% 3,368
Some college 68% 26% 3% 3% 3,604
College 75% 22% 2% 2% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 70% 26% 2% 2% 1,921

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 3,368. 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 57% 38% 3% 2% 3,368
Some college 59% 35% 5% 1% 3,604
College 61% 35% 3% 2% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 53% 41% 4% 2% 1,921

Views about abortion among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

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

Educational distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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% 59% 4% 3,368
Some college 39% 57% 4% 3,604
College 41% 57% 3% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 43% 54% 3% 1,921

Views about homosexuality among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

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

Educational distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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% 50% 4% 4% 3,368
Some college 45% 46% 5% 4% 3,604
College 50% 43% 4% 3% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 53% 39% 5% 3% 1,921

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

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

Educational distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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% 59% 8% 3,368
Some college 37% 56% 8% 3,604
College 41% 53% 6% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 45% 49% 6% 1,921

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 3,368. 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% 44% 2% 3% 3,368
Some college 48% 48% 3% 2% 3,604
College 48% 47% 3% 2% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 43% 53% 2% 2% 1,921

Views about human evolution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 3,368. 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% 23% 2% 51% 5% 3,368
Some college 19% 26% 2% 50% 3% 3,604
College 23% 26% 3% 44% 4% 3,239
Post-graduate degree 29% 28% 4% 36% 3% 1,921