Parent of children under 18 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 Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 211. 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 22% 78% 211
Catholic 31% 69% 4,599
Evangelical Protestant 30% 70% 3,800
Hindu 41% 59% 158
Historically Black Protestant 29% 71% 1,285
Jewish 24% 76% 631
Mainline Protestant 26% 74% 3,886
Mormon 37% 63% 267
Muslim 40% 60% 178
Orthodox Christian 23% 77% 113
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 25% 75% 5,859

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DemographicInformation

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

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

Parent of children under 18 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,088. 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.
Parents 19% 67% 13% 2% 5,088
Non-parents 29% 21% 29% 22% 16,421

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,088. 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.
Parents 7% 24% 55% 13% 1% < 1% 5,088
Non-parents 21% 13% 16% 35% 14% 2% 16,421

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,159. 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.
Parents 41% 59% 5,159
Non-parents 49% 51% 16,722

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

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

Parent of children under 18 White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,119. 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.
Parents 56% 14% 5% 22% 4% 5,119
Non-parents 66% 12% 4% 13% 4% 16,507

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,091. 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.
Parents 23% 8% 69% 5,091
Non-parents 13% 12% 75% 16,484

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 4,791. 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.
Parents 35% 18% 25% 22% 4,791
Non-parents 37% 21% 25% 17% 14,391

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

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

Parent of children under 18 High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,138. 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.
Parents 39% 31% 18% 13% 5,138
Non-parents 43% 31% 16% 10% 16,640

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,145. 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.
Parents 62% 10% 13% 2% 13% 5,145
Non-parents 36% 8% 14% 8% 34% 16,643

BeliefsandPractices

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

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

Parent of children under 18 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 = 5,159. 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.
Parents 59% 24% 6% < 1% 9% 2% 5,159
Non-parents 55% 22% 7% 1% 13% 3% 16,722

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,159. 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.
Parents 49% 28% 11% 11% < 1% 5,159
Non-parents 44% 27% 14% 15% 1% 16,722

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

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

Parent of children under 18 At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,159. 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.
Parents 30% 39% 31% < 1% 5,159
Non-parents 28% 34% 37% 1% 16,722

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

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

Parent of children under 18 At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,159. 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.
Parents 52% 18% 6% 24% < 1% 5,159
Non-parents 47% 16% 7% 30% 1% 16,722

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

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

Parent of children under 18 At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,159. 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.
Parents 21% 11% 9% 59% < 1% 5,159
Non-parents 18% 8% 8% 66% 1% 16,722

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

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

Parent of children under 18 At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,159. 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.
Parents 37% 8% 4% 49% 1% 5,159
Non-parents 37% 10% 5% 47% 2% 16,722

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

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

Parent of children under 18 At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,159. 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.
Parents 55% 17% 10% 17% 1% 5,159
Non-parents 53% 16% 11% 19% 1% 16,722

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

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

Parent of children under 18 At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,159. 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.
Parents 42% 16% 14% 26% 1% 5,159
Non-parents 45% 16% 13% 24% 1% 16,722

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

Parent of children under 18 Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,159. 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.
Parents 26% 10% 51% 11% 2% 5,159
Non-parents 24% 13% 50% 11% 2% 16,722

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

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

Parent of children under 18 At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,159. 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.
Parents 30% 11% 9% 49% < 1% 5,159
Non-parents 27% 10% 9% 54% 1% 16,722

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

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

Parent of children under 18 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 = 5,159. 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.
Parents 27% 27% 2% 36% 8% 5,159
Non-parents 24% 25% 2% 42% 7% 16,722

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,159. 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.
Parents 72% 22% 6% 5,159
Non-parents 67% 26% 7% 16,722

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,159. 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.
Parents 57% 36% 7% 5,159
Non-parents 50% 41% 8% 16,722

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,159. 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.
Parents 29% 22% 49% 5,159
Non-parents 29% 18% 53% 16,722

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,159. 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.
Parents 29% 37% 28% 7% 5,159
Non-parents 27% 36% 30% 6% 16,722

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,159. 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.
Parents 42% 52% 3% 3% 5,159
Non-parents 45% 47% 3% 4% 16,722

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,159. 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.
Parents 40% 55% 4% 2% 5,159
Non-parents 37% 57% 4% 2% 16,722

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,159. 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.
Parents 57% 40% 3% 5,159
Non-parents 63% 33% 4% 16,722

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,159. 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.
Parents 70% 23% 4% 3% 5,159
Non-parents 71% 23% 3% 3% 16,722

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,159. 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.
Parents 62% 31% 7% 5,159
Non-parents 63% 30% 7% 16,722

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

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

Parent of children under 18 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 = 5,159. 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.
Parents 33% 63% 2% 2% 5,159
Non-parents 32% 62% 2% 3% 16,722

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

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

Parent of children under 18 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 = 5,159. 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.
Parents 38% 27% 4% 28% 4% 5,159
Non-parents 40% 25% 5% 27% 4% 16,722