Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say…

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 10,756. 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.
Very important 53% 44% 2% 1% 10,756
Somewhat important 32% 66% 1% 1% 4,573
Not too important 25% 74% 1% < 1% 1,933
Not at all important 22% 77% 1% < 1% 1,795
Don't know 46% 47% 1% 6% 129

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