Racial and ethnic composition 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 identify as…

Religious tradition White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed 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 46% 2% 32% 12% 7% 211
Catholic 56% 3% 3% 36% 2% 4,577
Evangelical Protestant 71% 7% 2% 14% 6% 3,773
Hindu 1% 3% 93% 1% 2% 157
Historically Black Protestant 1% 94% < 1% 4% 1% 1,289
Jewish 89% 2% 2% 4% 2% 627
Mainline Protestant 85% 4% 1% 6% 4% 3,858
Mormon 78% 2% 3% 10% 7% 265
Muslim 36% 29% 27% 4% 3% 173
Orthodox Christian 74% 11% 4% 9% 2% 112
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 68% 9% 6% 13% 4% 5,787

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 14,808. 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.
White 22% 31% 26% 20% 14,808
Black 29% 34% 25% 12% 2,245
Asian 42% 37% 14% 7% 705
Latino 32% 41% 19% 8% 2,597
Other/Mixed 32% 36% 23% 9% 977

Generational cohort among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 14,808. 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.
White 14% 14% 26% 31% 13% 2% 14,808
Black 18% 17% 28% 28% 8% 1% 2,245
Asian 26% 24% 29% 16% 4% 1% 705
Latino 22% 19% 32% 22% 5% < 1% 2,597
Other/Mixed 22% 18% 28% 26% 6% < 1% 977

Gender composition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Men Women Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 47% 53% 15,037
Black 43% 57% 2,298
Asian 54% 46% 723
Latino 48% 52% 2,635
Other/Mixed 44% 56% 996

Immigrant status among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 14,904. 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.
White 5% 8% 87% 14,904
Black 11% 5% 84% 2,244
Asian 69% 25% 6% 708
Latino 53% 23% 24% 2,577
Other/Mixed 9% 12% 79% 970

Income distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 13,228. 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.
White 29% 20% 29% 22% 13,228
Black 53% 21% 18% 9% 2,051
Asian 23% 20% 28% 28% 633
Latino 55% 21% 16% 8% 2,249
Other/Mixed 44% 21% 20% 15% 889

Educational distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 14,986. 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.
White 37% 31% 19% 13% 14,986
Black 50% 33% 11% 6% 2,287
Asian 22% 25% 30% 23% 718
Latino 62% 25% 9% 4% 2,613
Other/Mixed 39% 39% 13% 9% 990

Marital status among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 14,985. 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.
White 48% 8% 13% 7% 23% 14,985
Black 27% 7% 17% 7% 42% 2,287
Asian 47% 5% 5% 3% 41% 721
Latino 38% 11% 14% 3% 33% 2,627
Other/Mixed 33% 11% 14% 5% 37% 993

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,000. 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.
White 25% 75% 15,000
Black 31% 69% 2,290
Asian 29% 71% 720
Latino 39% 61% 2,622
Other/Mixed 27% 73% 994

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 52% 23% 7% 1% 14% 3% 15,037
Black 81% 12% 3% 1% 2% 1% 2,298
Asian 40% 23% 13% < 1% 22% 2% 723
Latino 57% 28% 7% 1% 6% 1% 2,635
Other/Mixed 61% 19% 5% 1% 11% 3% 996

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

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

Racial and ethnic composition Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 39% 29% 15% 16% 1% 15,037
Black 72% 17% 5% 5% < 1% 2,298
Asian 31% 30% 22% 16% 1% 723
Latino 55% 28% 8% 9% 1% 2,635
Other/Mixed 47% 28% 13% 12% 1% 996

Attendance at religious services among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 24% 35% 40% < 1% 15,037
Black 44% 37% 19% < 1% 2,298
Asian 21% 44% 35% < 1% 723
Latino 35% 37% 27% < 1% 2,635
Other/Mixed 28% 33% 38% 1% 996

Frequency of prayer among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 43% 17% 7% 33% 1% 15,037
Black 71% 14% 5% 10% 1% 2,298
Asian 38% 14% 8% 40% 1% 723
Latino 54% 17% 8% 21% 1% 2,635
Other/Mixed 54% 15% 5% 24% 1% 996

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

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

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 14% 7% 7% 71% < 1% 15,037
Black 36% 14% 9% 40% 1% 2,298
Asian 15% 9% 13% 63% < 1% 723
Latino 24% 12% 8% 55% 1% 2,635
Other/Mixed 20% 8% 8% 63% 1% 996

Frequency of meditation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 33% 9% 5% 53% 1% 15,037
Black 51% 9% 4% 35% 1% 2,298
Asian 29% 11% 7% 50% 3% 723
Latino 46% 10% 5% 37% 2% 2,635
Other/Mixed 42% 10% 4% 42% 1% 996

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

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

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 50% 17% 11% 21% 1% 15,037
Black 67% 14% 7% 11% 1% 2,298
Asian 42% 18% 17% 22% 1% 723
Latino 59% 15% 11% 14% 1% 2,635
Other/Mixed 61% 15% 6% 16% 1% 996

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 43% 17% 14% 25% 1% 15,037
Black 45% 14% 10% 30% 1% 2,298
Asian 34% 17% 23% 24% 2% 723
Latino 49% 14% 13% 22% 1% 2,635
Other/Mixed 53% 16% 9% 21% 1% 996

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

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

Racial and ethnic composition Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 21% 13% 54% 10% 2% 15,037
Black 38% 8% 47% 6% 2% 2,298
Asian 14% 17% 48% 19% 1% 723
Latino 30% 12% 43% 13% 2% 2,635
Other/Mixed 27% 11% 47% 11% 3% 996

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 22% 9% 9% 59% 1% 15,037
Black 51% 14% 8% 26% 1% 2,298
Asian 17% 9% 11% 63% < 1% 723
Latino 33% 12% 9% 44% 1% 2,635
Other/Mixed 34% 11% 9% 45% 1% 996

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 18% 27% 2% 45% 7% 15,037
Black 50% 24% 2% 18% 6% 2,298
Asian 15% 19% 2% 54% 9% 723
Latino 35% 23% 2% 33% 7% 2,635
Other/Mixed 22% 25% 3% 40% 10% 996

Belief in Heaven among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 65% 28% 7% 15,037
Black 86% 10% 4% 2,298
Asian 56% 38% 7% 723
Latino 73% 20% 7% 2,635
Other/Mixed 68% 23% 9% 996

Belief in Hell among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 48% 44% 8% 15,037
Black 72% 22% 7% 2,298
Asian 42% 50% 8% 723
Latino 58% 34% 8% 2,635
Other/Mixed 54% 36% 9% 996

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 36% 17% 47% 15,037
Black 9% 12% 80% 2,298
Asian 24% 23% 53% 723
Latino 20% 28% 51% 2,635
Other/Mixed 21% 25% 54% 996

Political ideology among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 28% 38% 29% 6% 15,037
Black 29% 34% 28% 8% 2,298
Asian 19% 40% 36% 5% 723
Latino 28% 34% 32% 7% 2,635
Other/Mixed 23% 36% 31% 10% 996

Views about size of government among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 54% 39% 3% 4% 15,037
Black 22% 73% 2% 3% 2,298
Asian 39% 56% 3% 2% 723
Latino 27% 67% 3% 3% 2,635
Other/Mixed 42% 48% 5% 5% 996

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 40% 54% 4% 2% 15,037
Black 27% 67% 4% 2% 2,298
Asian 37% 56% 4% 3% 723
Latino 37% 56% 4% 3% 2,635
Other/Mixed 32% 60% 5% 3% 996

Views about abortion among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 65% 31% 4% 15,037
Black 56% 40% 5% 2,298
Asian 66% 30% 3% 723
Latino 48% 48% 4% 2,635
Other/Mixed 64% 31% 5% 996

Views about homosexuality among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 73% 21% 3% 3% 15,037
Black 58% 35% 4% 3% 2,298
Asian 73% 21% 2% 4% 723
Latino 70% 23% 4% 3% 2,635
Other/Mixed 68% 23% 3% 5% 996

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 66% 27% 7% 15,037
Black 47% 46% 7% 2,298
Asian 67% 27% 7% 723
Latino 59% 33% 8% 2,635
Other/Mixed 61% 31% 8% 996

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 32% 63% 2% 2% 15,037
Black 35% 61% 2% 3% 2,298
Asian 28% 67% 2% 3% 723
Latino 33% 60% 2% 5% 2,635
Other/Mixed 30% 64% 4% 2% 996

Views about human evolution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 15,037. 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.
White 43% 25% 5% 24% 4% 15,037
Black 23% 30% 4% 39% 4% 2,298
Asian 52% 16% 5% 24% 3% 723
Latino 34% 26% 3% 32% 5% 2,635
Other/Mixed 36% 25% 5% 30% 3% 996