Marital status 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 are…

Religious tradition Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 38% 11% 12% 2% 36% 212
Catholic 49% 9% 12% 7% 22% 4,605
Evangelical Protestant 46% 6% 16% 10% 22% 3,798
Hindu 59% 3% 5% < 1% 31% 158
Historically Black Protestant 28% 6% 20% 8% 38% 1,283
Jewish 54% 5% 9% 6% 26% 629
Mainline Protestant 52% 6% 13% 9% 20% 3,878
Mormon 56% 6% 10% 5% 22% 266
Muslim 40% 4% 9% 1% 46% 176
Orthodox Christian 40% 7% 11% 9% 33% 111
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 36% 12% 11% 3% 38% 5,854

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by marital status

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

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,940. 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.
Married 8% 42% 31% 19% 9,940
Living with a partner 38% 41% 15% 6% 1,552
Divorced/separated 6% 37% 40% 17% 3,035
Widowed < 1% 7% 22% 71% 1,987
Never married 65% 24% 9% 2% 4,971

Generational cohort among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by marital status

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

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 9,940. 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.
Married 2% 12% 35% 37% 12% 1% 9,940
Living with a partner 19% 30% 30% 18% 3% < 1% 1,552
Divorced/separated 2% 9% 33% 46% 10% < 1% 3,035
Widowed < 1% 1% 6% 30% 51% 12% 1,987
Never married 48% 24% 16% 10% 1% < 1% 4,971

Gender composition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by marital status

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

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 10,141. 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.
Married 47% 53% 10,141
Living with a partner 47% 53% 1,571
Divorced/separated 42% 58% 3,090
Widowed 24% 76% 2,034
Never married 54% 46% 5,016

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

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

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 10,031. 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.
Married 70% 8% 5% 14% 3% 10,031
Living with a partner 61% 11% 3% 21% 5% 1,559
Divorced/separated 62% 15% 2% 17% 4% 3,050
Widowed 73% 14% 2% 8% 3% 2,006
Never married 51% 18% 7% 18% 5% 4,967

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

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

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 10,041. 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.
Married 18% 8% 74% 10,041
Living with a partner 16% 11% 72% 1,546
Divorced/separated 15% 9% 76% 3,038
Widowed 9% 12% 78% 2,000
Never married 14% 17% 69% 4,923

Income distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by marital status

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

Marital status Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 8,862. 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.
Married 21% 19% 32% 28% 8,862
Living with a partner 45% 23% 20% 12% 1,450
Divorced/separated 53% 22% 18% 7% 2,799
Widowed 60% 21% 12% 6% 1,648
Never married 44% 21% 22% 12% 4,414

Educational distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by marital status

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

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 10,087. 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.
Married 36% 28% 21% 16% 10,087
Living with a partner 42% 34% 15% 9% 1,562
Divorced/separated 47% 33% 12% 8% 3,074
Widowed 59% 25% 9% 7% 2,025
Never married 45% 35% 14% 6% 5,005

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

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

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 10,094. 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.
Married 41% 59% 10,094
Living with a partner 34% 66% 1,567
Divorced/separated 26% 74% 3,085
Widowed 7% 93% 2,031
Never married 13% 87% 5,011

BeliefsandPractices

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

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

Marital status 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 = 10,141. 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.
Married 58% 23% 6% 1% 10% 2% 10,141
Living with a partner 45% 28% 7% 1% 16% 3% 1,571
Divorced/separated 65% 19% 5% 1% 8% 2% 3,090
Widowed 71% 17% 4% 2% 4% 2% 2,034
Never married 49% 22% 9% < 1% 17% 3% 5,016

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

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

Marital status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,141. 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.
Married 48% 27% 12% 12% 1% 10,141
Living with a partner 34% 34% 13% 19% 1% 1,571
Divorced/separated 52% 25% 10% 12% 1% 3,090
Widowed 65% 22% 6% 6% 1% 2,034
Never married 37% 28% 17% 18% 1% 5,016

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

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,141. 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.
Married 33% 35% 32% < 1% 10,141
Living with a partner 16% 38% 46% 1% 1,571
Divorced/separated 27% 35% 38% < 1% 3,090
Widowed 42% 29% 28% 1% 2,034
Never married 23% 38% 39% < 1% 5,016

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

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

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,141. 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.
Married 51% 17% 6% 25% 1% 10,141
Living with a partner 41% 16% 8% 34% < 1% 1,571
Divorced/separated 57% 16% 5% 21% 1% 3,090
Widowed 67% 13% 4% 15% 1% 2,034
Never married 38% 18% 7% 36% 1% 5,016

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

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,141. 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.
Married 20% 8% 8% 63% < 1% 10,141
Living with a partner 12% 7% 7% 73% < 1% 1,571
Divorced/separated 22% 9% 7% 61% 1% 3,090
Widowed 27% 8% 8% 55% 2% 2,034
Never married 15% 9% 8% 67% < 1% 5,016

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

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,141. 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.
Married 38% 9% 4% 48% 1% 10,141
Living with a partner 35% 10% 6% 48% 1% 1,571
Divorced/separated 45% 9% 4% 41% 2% 3,090
Widowed 54% 7% 3% 32% 4% 2,034
Never married 29% 10% 5% 54% 1% 5,016

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

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,141. 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.
Married 56% 16% 11% 16% 1% 10,141
Living with a partner 50% 18% 11% 20% 1% 1,571
Divorced/separated 58% 14% 8% 18% 1% 3,090
Widowed 65% 10% 7% 16% 2% 2,034
Never married 47% 19% 11% 21% 1% 5,016

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

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,141. 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.
Married 42% 16% 15% 26% 1% 10,141
Living with a partner 48% 16% 13% 22% 1% 1,571
Divorced/separated 46% 15% 12% 25% 2% 3,090
Widowed 42% 11% 13% 30% 3% 2,034
Never married 47% 18% 12% 23% 1% 5,016

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

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

Marital status Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,141. 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.
Married 26% 11% 50% 10% 2% 10,141
Living with a partner 16% 14% 57% 11% 2% 1,571
Divorced/separated 28% 11% 50% 9% 3% 3,090
Widowed 35% 7% 49% 5% 4% 2,034
Never married 20% 16% 50% 13% 2% 5,016

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

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,141. 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.
Married 28% 10% 9% 52% 1% 10,141
Living with a partner 20% 11% 8% 60% < 1% 1,571
Divorced/separated 34% 10% 8% 47% 1% 3,090
Widowed 41% 9% 9% 39% 1% 2,034
Never married 23% 11% 9% 56% < 1% 5,016

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by marital status

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

Marital status 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 = 10,141. 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.
Married 24% 28% 2% 39% 7% 10,141
Living with a partner 21% 19% 1% 51% 8% 1,571
Divorced/separated 32% 24% 2% 33% 8% 3,090
Widowed 39% 24% 4% 23% 9% 2,034
Never married 21% 26% 1% 46% 6% 5,016

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

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

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,141. 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.
Married 69% 24% 7% 10,141
Living with a partner 62% 32% 6% 1,571
Divorced/separated 70% 23% 7% 3,090
Widowed 79% 13% 7% 2,034
Never married 66% 28% 7% 5,016

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

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

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,141. 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.
Married 51% 40% 8% 10,141
Living with a partner 47% 46% 7% 1,571
Divorced/separated 56% 36% 8% 3,090
Widowed 56% 32% 12% 2,034
Never married 52% 41% 7% 5,016

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by marital status

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

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 10,141. 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.
Married 34% 18% 48% 10,141
Living with a partner 23% 22% 54% 1,571
Divorced/separated 26% 21% 53% 3,090
Widowed 29% 18% 53% 2,034
Never married 26% 18% 56% 5,016

Political ideology among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by marital status

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

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,141. 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.
Married 30% 37% 27% 5% 10,141
Living with a partner 23% 36% 36% 5% 1,571
Divorced/separated 28% 34% 31% 8% 3,090
Widowed 32% 39% 22% 7% 2,034
Never married 23% 37% 33% 7% 5,016

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

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

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,141. 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.
Married 50% 43% 3% 4% 10,141
Living with a partner 40% 54% 3% 4% 1,571
Divorced/separated 41% 52% 3% 4% 3,090
Widowed 44% 44% 5% 6% 2,034
Never married 40% 55% 2% 3% 5,016

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

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

Marital status Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,141. 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.
Married 42% 53% 4% 2% 10,141
Living with a partner 34% 60% 4% 2% 1,571
Divorced/separated 32% 61% 4% 2% 3,090
Widowed 37% 55% 4% 4% 2,034
Never married 36% 59% 3% 2% 5,016

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

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

Marital status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,141. 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.
Married 61% 35% 4% 10,141
Living with a partner 66% 30% 4% 1,571
Divorced/separated 60% 36% 4% 3,090
Widowed 52% 40% 7% 2,034
Never married 63% 34% 4% 5,016

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

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

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,141. 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.
Married 68% 25% 4% 3% 10,141
Living with a partner 81% 14% 3% 2% 1,571
Divorced/separated 66% 26% 5% 3% 3,090
Widowed 53% 36% 5% 6% 2,034
Never married 77% 18% 3% 2% 5,016

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

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

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,141. 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.
Married 60% 33% 7% 10,141
Living with a partner 75% 20% 5% 1,571
Divorced/separated 55% 37% 8% 3,090
Widowed 42% 45% 13% 2,034
Never married 71% 23% 6% 5,016

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

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

Marital status 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 = 10,141. 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.
Married 33% 62% 2% 2% 10,141
Living with a partner 30% 67% 2% 2% 1,571
Divorced/separated 33% 61% 2% 4% 3,090
Widowed 36% 52% 3% 8% 2,034
Never married 30% 65% 2% 3% 5,016

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

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

Marital status 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 = 10,141. 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.
Married 38% 26% 5% 28% 4% 10,141
Living with a partner 48% 25% 4% 20% 3% 1,571
Divorced/separated 32% 26% 4% 33% 4% 3,090
Widowed 25% 21% 5% 39% 10% 2,034
Never married 45% 24% 4% 24% 2% 5,016