Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants

% of Evangelical Protestants who say…

Survey year There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,593. 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.
2014 50% 48% 2% 1% 8,593

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who are ages…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,459. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 13% 34% 33% 20% 4,459
Right or wrong depends on the situation 22% 33% 26% 19% 3,745
Neither/both equally 16% 31% 31% 21% 129

Generational cohort among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,459. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 7% 11% 29% 39% 13% 1% 4,459
Right or wrong depends on the situation 14% 14% 27% 31% 14% 1% 3,745
Neither/both equally 10% 12% 25% 37% 14% 1% 129

Gender composition among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 49% 51% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 42% 58% 3,811
Neither/both equally 49% 51% 133

Racial and ethnic composition among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who identify as…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,494. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 81% 5% 2% 8% 4% 4,494
Right or wrong depends on the situation 71% 7% 2% 14% 6% 3,773
Neither/both equally 78% 3% < 1% 13% 6% 128

Immigrant status among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,522. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 7% 6% 87% 4,522
Right or wrong depends on the situation 11% 7% 82% 3,752
Neither/both equally 13% 3% 85% 126

Income distribution among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who have a household income of…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 3,967. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 29% 21% 33% 17% 3,967
Right or wrong depends on the situation 42% 23% 24% 12% 3,336

Educational distribution among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who have completed…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,538. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 38% 36% 17% 9% 4,538
Right or wrong depends on the situation 49% 35% 11% 5% 3,791
Neither/both equally 37% 41% 12% 10% 131

Marital status among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,546. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 65% 3% 12% 6% 13% 4,546
Right or wrong depends on the situation 46% 6% 16% 10% 22% 3,798
Neither/both equally 53% 3% 14% 10% 19% 132

Parent of children under 18 among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,541. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 32% 68% 4,541
Right or wrong depends on the situation 30% 70% 3,800
Neither/both equally 26% 74% 133

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who say they…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 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 = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 93% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 82% 15% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3,811
Neither/both equally 88% 7% 1% < 1% 1% 2% 133

Importance of religion in one's life among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who say religion is…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 86% 11% 1% 1% 1% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 71% 24% 3% 1% 1% 3,811
Neither/both equally 83% 11% 4% 2% 1% 133

Attendance at religious services among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who attend religious services…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 67% 24% 9% < 1% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 48% 36% 16% 1% 3,811
Neither/both equally 60% 26% 8% 6% 133

Frequency of prayer among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who pray…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 85% 10% 2% 2% 1% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 72% 18% 4% 6% 1% 3,811
Neither/both equally 84% 11% 2% 3% 1% 133

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who attend prayer group…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 52% 13% 9% 25% < 1% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 34% 13% 10% 42% 1% 3,811
Neither/both equally 48% 10% 8% 33% 1% 133

Frequency of meditation among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who meditate…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 52% 6% 3% 37% 2% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 45% 7% 3% 43% 2% 3,811
Neither/both equally 57% 4% 2% 33% 4% 133

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 81% 9% 5% 4% 1% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 68% 15% 8% 9% 1% 3,811
Neither/both equally 76% 7% 2% 12% 3% 133

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 51% 16% 10% 22% 2% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 44% 16% 13% 26% 2% 3,811
Neither/both equally 59% 15% 4% 16% 5% 133

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 73% 3% 20% 2% 2% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 46% 7% 40% 4% 2% 3,811
Neither/both equally 57% 4% 24% 2% 14% 133

Frequency of reading scripture among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who read scripture…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 74% 9% 5% 11% 1% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 51% 14% 9% 25% 1% 3,811
Neither/both equally 71% 8% 3% 14% 3% 133

Interpreting scripture among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 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 = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 64% 24% 4% 5% 3% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 46% 35% 3% 11% 6% 3,811
Neither/both equally 42% 25% 16% 9% 8% 133

Belief in Heaven among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who …in heaven

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 86% 6% 8% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 90% 5% 5% 3,811
Neither/both equally 82% 9% 10% 133

Belief in Hell among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who …in hell

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 85% 8% 7% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 80% 14% 6% 3,811
Neither/both equally 80% 7% 14% 133

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who identify as…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 69% 13% 18% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 43% 19% 38% 3,811
Neither/both equally 60% 19% 22% 133

Political ideology among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 68% 20% 7% 4% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 40% 34% 18% 7% 3,811
Neither/both equally 54% 22% 9% 14% 133

Views about size of government among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who would rather have…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 76% 20% 2% 3% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 52% 41% 3% 4% 3,811
Neither/both equally 62% 20% 13% 5% 133

Views about government aid to the poor among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 66% 29% 3% 2% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 46% 48% 4% 2% 3,811
Neither/both equally 53% 31% 13% 3% 133

Views about abortion among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who say abortion should be…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 23% 74% 3% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 43% 53% 4% 3,811
Neither/both equally 24% 68% 8% 133

Views about homosexuality among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who say homosexuality…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 25% 67% 4% 3% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 48% 43% 5% 4% 3,811
Neither/both equally 27% 51% 14% 8% 133

Views about same-sex marriage among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who …same-sex marriage

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 18% 76% 6% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 39% 52% 9% 3,811
Neither/both equally 23% 66% 11% 133

Views about environmental regulation among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who say…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 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 = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 56% 38% 3% 3% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 41% 53% 2% 4% 3,811
Neither/both equally 48% 36% 12% 4% 133

Views about human evolution among Evangelical Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who say humans…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 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 = 4,563. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 6% 19% 1% 69% 4% 4,563
Right or wrong depends on the situation 15% 32% 3% 45% 4% 3,811
Neither/both equally 5% 18% 6% 58% 12% 133