Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is somewhat important by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say religion is somewhat important by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who say…

Religious tradition 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
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Catholic 26% 73% 1% 1% 2,225
Evangelical Protestant 32% 67% 1% 1% 1,382
Historically Black Protestant 24% 74% 1% 1% 228
Jewish 19% 79% 1% 1% 313
Mainline Protestant 28% 70% 1% 1% 1,990
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 23% 75% 1% 1% 1,498

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