Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among parents by marital status (2014) Switch to: Marital status among parents by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of parents who say…

Marital status 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 = 5,865. 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.
Married 39% 59% 1% 1% 5,865
Living with a partner 24% 73% 1% 1% 610
Divorced/separated 29% 68% 1% 1% 948
Widowed 27% 69% < 1% 3% 143
Never married 27% 70% 2% 1% 782

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