Racial and ethnic composition 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 identify as…

Religious tradition White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed 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 67% 2% 2% 27% 2% 2,345
Evangelical Protestant 81% 5% 2% 8% 4% 4,494
Historically Black Protestant 4% 94% < 1% 2% < 1% 584
Jehovah's Witness 45% 21% < 1% 29% 5% 138
Jewish 95% < 1% 1% 4% 1% 186
Mainline Protestant 89% 2% 1% 5% 3% 1,976
Mormon 90% < 1% < 1% 6% 3% 376
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 70% 9% 2% 14% 4% 1,487

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,089. 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 12% 32% 33% 23% 9,089
Black 20% 40% 27% 13% 996
Asian 33% 39% 19% 9% 196
Latino 24% 50% 18% 8% 1,015
Other/Mixed 23% 38% 30% 10% 451

Generational cohort among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,089. 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 7% 10% 27% 39% 15% 1% 9,089
Black 12% 16% 33% 31% 7% 1% 996
Asian 20% 19% 33% 24% 5% < 1% 196
Latino 16% 18% 40% 21% 5% 1% 1,015
Other/Mixed 12% 18% 31% 33% 6% 1% 451

Gender composition among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,269. 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% 48% 9,269
Black 46% 54% 1,023
Asian 52% 48% 203
Latino 50% 50% 1,036
Other/Mixed 51% 49% 463

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,202. 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 4% 6% 90% 9,202
Black 10% 5% 86% 1,004
Asian 72% 19% 9% 194
Latino 54% 22% 24% 1,026
Other/Mixed 5% 8% 88% 454

Income distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 8,127. 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% 20% 33% 23% 8,127
Black 44% 23% 22% 12% 915
Asian 30% 18% 28% 25% 166
Latino 51% 21% 19% 9% 886
Other/Mixed 41% 25% 20% 14% 415

Educational distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,226. 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% 34% 19% 11% 9,226
Black 44% 34% 13% 9% 1,016
Asian 19% 27% 25% 28% 201
Latino 56% 30% 10% 4% 1,031
Other/Mixed 33% 44% 16% 8% 462

Marital status among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,233. 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 64% 4% 11% 7% 14% 9,233
Black 38% 6% 17% 6% 33% 1,021
Asian 56% 4% 6% 2% 33% 202
Latino 46% 11% 14% 3% 26% 1,031
Other/Mixed 49% 6% 15% 5% 25% 462

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,239. 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% 72% 9,239
Black 34% 66% 1,020
Asian 36% 64% 202
Latino 42% 58% 1,031
Other/Mixed 35% 65% 461

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,269. 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 76% 14% 3% 1% 5% 1% 9,269
Black 86% 9% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1,023
Asian 58% 24% 8% 2% 7% 1% 203
Latino 67% 22% 5% 1% 5% 1% 1,036
Other/Mixed 80% 14% 2% < 1% 3% 1% 463

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,269. 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% 20% 8% 6% 1% 9,269
Black 81% 13% 3% 3% 1% 1,023
Asian 54% 28% 10% 7% < 1% 203
Latino 69% 21% 5% 5% < 1% 1,036
Other/Mixed 70% 20% 3% 6% 1% 463

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,269. 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 49% 28% 22% < 1% 9,269
Black 54% 32% 13% 1% 1,023
Asian 42% 36% 22% < 1% 203
Latino 47% 31% 22% < 1% 1,036
Other/Mixed 47% 30% 23% < 1% 463

Frequency of prayer among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,269. 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 67% 14% 4% 14% 1% 9,269
Black 77% 12% 4% 6% 1% 1,023
Asian 57% 13% 10% 20% < 1% 203
Latino 66% 16% 4% 13% 1% 1,036
Other/Mixed 77% 10% 3% 9% < 1% 463

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 race/ethnicity

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,269. 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 34% 10% 9% 47% < 1% 9,269
Black 46% 12% 8% 32% 1% 1,023
Asian 26% 14% 10% 49% < 1% 203
Latino 35% 14% 9% 42% < 1% 1,036
Other/Mixed 38% 8% 10% 43% < 1% 463

Frequency of meditation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,269. 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 42% 7% 4% 45% 2% 9,269
Black 56% 7% 3% 32% 2% 1,023
Asian 41% 10% 7% 42% 1% 203
Latino 53% 9% 3% 32% 3% 1,036
Other/Mixed 56% 6% 3% 35% 1% 463

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,269. 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 67% 13% 8% 11% 1% 9,269
Black 74% 11% 6% 8% 1% 1,023
Asian 59% 11% 13% 13% 3% 203
Latino 71% 11% 6% 11% 1% 1,036
Other/Mixed 74% 10% 5% 9% 2% 463

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,269. 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 46% 16% 12% 24% 2% 9,269
Black 45% 15% 10% 28% 2% 1,023
Asian 36% 20% 20% 23% < 1% 203
Latino 55% 14% 11% 19% 2% 1,036
Other/Mixed 52% 12% 11% 23% 1% 463

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

% 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

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 = 9,269. 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 51% 7% 35% 5% 2% 9,269
Black 56% 6% 32% 5% 1% 1,023
Asian 36% 14% 34% 13% 3% 203
Latino 46% 9% 30% 13% 3% 1,036
Other/Mixed 46% 10% 39% 3% 2% 463

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,269. 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% 10% 7% 34% 1% 9,269
Black 62% 12% 7% 19% 1% 1,023
Asian 36% 14% 10% 40% < 1% 203
Latino 49% 12% 7% 30% 1% 1,036
Other/Mixed 57% 6% 7% 29% 1% 463

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,269. 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% 31% 3% 21% 5% 9,269
Black 55% 22% 3% 13% 7% 1,023
Asian 33% 25% 3% 30% 8% 203
Latino 47% 26% 3% 19% 5% 1,036
Other/Mixed 40% 29% 4% 20% 7% 463

Belief in Heaven among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,269. 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 78% 14% 8% 9,269
Black 87% 8% 5% 1,023
Asian 74% 22% 4% 203
Latino 78% 16% 6% 1,036
Other/Mixed 76% 13% 11% 463

Belief in Hell among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,269. 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 69% 24% 8% 9,269
Black 78% 16% 6% 1,023
Asian 59% 31% 10% 203
Latino 68% 26% 6% 1,036
Other/Mixed 66% 24% 9% 463

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,269. 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 64% 14% 22% 9,269
Black 13% 15% 72% 1,023
Asian 35% 24% 41% 203
Latino 29% 28% 43% 1,036
Other/Mixed 39% 26% 35% 463

Political ideology among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,269. 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 58% 26% 11% 5% 9,269
Black 37% 33% 22% 8% 1,023
Asian 29% 32% 32% 7% 203
Latino 38% 29% 23% 9% 1,036
Other/Mixed 43% 30% 15% 12% 463

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,269. 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 76% 19% 2% 3% 9,269
Black 29% 63% 3% 4% 1,023
Asian 38% 60% 2% 1% 203
Latino 35% 59% 3% 3% 1,036
Other/Mixed 55% 34% 6% 5% 463

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,269. 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% 3% 2% 9,269
Black 30% 63% 5% 2% 1,023
Asian 46% 50% 2% 2% 203
Latino 45% 49% 4% 1% 1,036
Other/Mixed 45% 49% 4% 2% 463

Views about abortion among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,269. 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 38% 59% 3% 9,269
Black 47% 48% 5% 1,023
Asian 48% 49% 4% 203
Latino 39% 57% 5% 1,036
Other/Mixed 44% 50% 5% 463

Views about homosexuality among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,269. 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 44% 49% 4% 3% 9,269
Black 42% 49% 5% 4% 1,023
Asian 57% 37% 3% 3% 203
Latino 59% 33% 4% 4% 1,036
Other/Mixed 48% 41% 6% 4% 463

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,269. 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 34% 59% 7% 9,269
Black 35% 55% 10% 1,023
Asian 54% 43% 3% 203
Latino 46% 45% 9% 1,036
Other/Mixed 41% 49% 10% 463

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,269. 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% 43% 3% 2% 9,269
Black 32% 62% 3% 3% 1,023
Asian 39% 54% 2% 5% 203
Latino 41% 55% 2% 3% 1,036
Other/Mixed 42% 53% 2% 3% 463

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

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 9,269. 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% 24% 3% 48% 4% 9,269
Black 15% 28% 1% 51% 4% 1,023
Asian 30% 26% 1% 39% 4% 203
Latino 26% 25% 3% 43% 3% 1,036
Other/Mixed 22% 26% 3% 45% 4% 463