Marital status 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 are…

Religious tradition Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married 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 57% 6% 11% 7% 19% 2,378
Evangelical Protestant 65% 3% 12% 6% 13% 4,546
Historically Black Protestant 38% 4% 17% 8% 33% 583
Jehovah's Witness 60% 3% 11% 6% 19% 139
Jewish 64% 7% 9% 5% 15% 188
Mainline Protestant 63% 4% 12% 8% 12% 2,004
Mormon 73% 2% 5% 4% 17% 382
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 43% 11% 12% 3% 31% 1,508

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DemographicInformation

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

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

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,129. 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 6% 38% 35% 21% 7,129
Living with a partner 29% 44% 22% 5% 507
Divorced/separated 4% 36% 42% 18% 1,492
Widowed < 1% 7% 22% 71% 1,011
Never married 52% 31% 13% 4% 1,754

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

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

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 7,129. 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% 10% 32% 42% 13% 1% 7,129
Living with a partner 14% 25% 35% 23% 3% < 1% 507
Divorced/separated 1% 7% 32% 49% 11% < 1% 1,492
Widowed < 1% < 1% 6% 31% 51% 11% 1,011
Never married 38% 22% 23% 15% 2% < 1% 1,754

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

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

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,290. 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 52% 48% 7,290
Living with a partner 56% 44% 511
Divorced/separated 49% 51% 1,526
Widowed 26% 74% 1,036
Never married 58% 42% 1,784

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

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

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,161. 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 79% 7% 2% 9% 3% 7,161
Living with a partner 57% 11% 2% 26% 4% 507
Divorced/separated 67% 14% 1% 14% 4% 1,498
Widowed 81% 10% 1% 6% 3% 1,026
Never married 56% 18% 4% 17% 5% 1,757

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

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

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,223. 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 11% 7% 82% 7,223
Living with a partner 19% 11% 70% 510
Divorced/separated 11% 5% 83% 1,506
Widowed 6% 9% 85% 1,025
Never married 14% 13% 74% 1,759

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 6,333. 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% 19% 37% 27% 6,333
Living with a partner 40% 22% 23% 15% 474
Divorced/separated 48% 23% 20% 9% 1,373
Widowed 57% 20% 16% 7% 865
Never married 44% 21% 23% 12% 1,569

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

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

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,253. 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 35% 32% 21% 13% 7,253
Living with a partner 43% 35% 15% 7% 509
Divorced/separated 40% 39% 14% 7% 1,518
Widowed 53% 30% 11% 7% 1,031
Never married 43% 36% 14% 7% 1,773

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

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

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,253. 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 39% 61% 7,253
Living with a partner 37% 63% 510
Divorced/separated 25% 75% 1,525
Widowed 6% 94% 1,034
Never married 15% 85% 1,782

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 7,290. 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 80% 13% 3% < 1% 3% 1% 7,290
Living with a partner 56% 25% 7% < 1% 10% 1% 511
Divorced/separated 77% 15% 2% 1% 3% 2% 1,526
Widowed 82% 11% 2% 2% 2% 2% 1,036
Never married 68% 17% 5% 1% 9% 1% 1,784

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

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

Marital status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,290. 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 72% 17% 6% 4% 1% 7,290
Living with a partner 43% 32% 15% 10% < 1% 511
Divorced/separated 65% 23% 5% 6% 1% 1,526
Widowed 78% 15% 3% 3% 1% 1,036
Never married 57% 23% 10% 10% < 1% 1,784

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 7,290. 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% 27% 17% < 1% 7,290
Living with a partner 18% 41% 40% < 1% 511
Divorced/separated 42% 35% 23% < 1% 1,526
Widowed 56% 23% 20% 2% 1,036
Never married 39% 33% 28% 1% 1,784

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

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

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,290. 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 72% 13% 4% 11% 1% 7,290
Living with a partner 48% 18% 9% 24% < 1% 511
Divorced/separated 67% 15% 4% 12% 1% 1,526
Widowed 79% 11% 2% 6% 1% 1,036
Never married 58% 15% 5% 21% 1% 1,784

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 marital status

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 7,290. 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 39% 11% 9% 41% 1% 7,290
Living with a partner 15% 10% 9% 66% < 1% 511
Divorced/separated 31% 10% 9% 49% 1% 1,526
Widowed 38% 8% 10% 43% 1% 1,036
Never married 30% 11% 9% 50% < 1% 1,784

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 7,290. 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 46% 7% 4% 42% 2% 7,290
Living with a partner 35% 8% 4% 52% 1% 511
Divorced/separated 51% 8% 4% 36% 2% 1,526
Widowed 62% 6% 2% 26% 3% 1,036
Never married 38% 9% 3% 48% 2% 1,784

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 7,290. 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 71% 12% 7% 9% 1% 7,290
Living with a partner 56% 15% 9% 19% 1% 511
Divorced/separated 68% 12% 8% 11% 1% 1,526
Widowed 74% 8% 6% 9% 2% 1,036
Never married 61% 14% 9% 15% 2% 1,784

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 7,290. 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% 16% 12% 24% 2% 7,290
Living with a partner 48% 16% 14% 22% < 1% 511
Divorced/separated 50% 13% 10% 26% 2% 1,526
Widowed 49% 12% 10% 26% 2% 1,036
Never married 46% 18% 12% 22% 1% 1,784

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

% 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

Marital status Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,290. 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% 6% 31% 5% 2% 7,290
Living with a partner 24% 15% 50% 11% 1% 511
Divorced/separated 47% 9% 37% 6% 2% 1,526
Widowed 53% 5% 35% 3% 4% 1,036
Never married 42% 10% 37% 8% 3% 1,784

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 7,290. 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 54% 9% 7% 29% 1% 7,290
Living with a partner 27% 13% 8% 52% < 1% 511
Divorced/separated 49% 12% 8% 30% 1% 1,526
Widowed 58% 9% 5% 27% 2% 1,036
Never married 41% 12% 7% 39% 1% 1,784

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 7,290. 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 45% 29% 4% 17% 5% 7,290
Living with a partner 26% 27% 2% 37% 7% 511
Divorced/separated 43% 27% 3% 21% 6% 1,526
Widowed 49% 25% 5% 13% 8% 1,036
Never married 33% 32% 2% 26% 6% 1,784

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

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

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,290. 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 79% 13% 8% 7,290
Living with a partner 74% 20% 6% 511
Divorced/separated 79% 13% 7% 1,526
Widowed 87% 8% 4% 1,036
Never married 76% 18% 6% 1,784

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

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

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,290. 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 71% 21% 8% 7,290
Living with a partner 59% 34% 8% 511
Divorced/separated 69% 24% 7% 1,526
Widowed 73% 20% 8% 1,036
Never married 66% 28% 6% 1,784

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

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

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,290. 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% 14% 24% 7,290
Living with a partner 35% 22% 43% 511
Divorced/separated 44% 19% 37% 1,526
Widowed 51% 14% 35% 1,036
Never married 41% 20% 39% 1,784

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

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

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,290. 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% 25% 10% 5% 7,290
Living with a partner 33% 32% 27% 8% 511
Divorced/separated 49% 28% 17% 6% 1,526
Widowed 56% 25% 12% 6% 1,036
Never married 37% 33% 21% 9% 1,784

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

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

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,290. 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 73% 22% 2% 3% 7,290
Living with a partner 47% 47% 3% 3% 511
Divorced/separated 57% 37% 3% 3% 1,526
Widowed 63% 28% 3% 5% 1,036
Never married 52% 44% 2% 3% 1,784

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 7,290. 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 64% 31% 3% 2% 7,290
Living with a partner 47% 48% 3% 1% 511
Divorced/separated 52% 42% 4% 2% 1,526
Widowed 53% 38% 5% 4% 1,036
Never married 48% 47% 3% 2% 1,784

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

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

Marital status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,290. 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% 62% 3% 7,290
Living with a partner 59% 39% 2% 511
Divorced/separated 46% 48% 5% 1,526
Widowed 34% 59% 7% 1,036
Never married 45% 52% 3% 1,784

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

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

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,290. 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 40% 52% 4% 3% 7,290
Living with a partner 73% 18% 4% 4% 511
Divorced/separated 49% 43% 4% 4% 1,526
Widowed 36% 55% 5% 4% 1,036
Never married 57% 35% 4% 4% 1,784

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

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

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,290. 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% 63% 7% 7,290
Living with a partner 63% 28% 9% 511
Divorced/separated 38% 52% 10% 1,526
Widowed 23% 67% 10% 1,036
Never married 52% 41% 8% 1,784

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 7,290. 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 53% 42% 3% 2% 7,290
Living with a partner 39% 58% 2% 2% 511
Divorced/separated 45% 49% 3% 3% 1,526
Widowed 45% 46% 4% 6% 1,036
Never married 39% 57% 2% 2% 1,784

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 7,290. 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% 25% 3% 51% 4% 7,290
Living with a partner 36% 29% 2% 30% 2% 511
Divorced/separated 20% 26% 2% 47% 4% 1,526
Widowed 13% 21% 3% 55% 7% 1,036
Never married 30% 25% 2% 40% 4% 1,784