Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among whites by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among whites by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of whites 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
Sample size = 141. 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.
Buddhist 19% 79% 2% < 1% 141
Catholic 34% 64% 1% 1% 4,827
Evangelical Protestant 53% 45% 2% 1% 6,633
Jewish 22% 75% 2% 1% 782
Mainline Protestant 33% 65% 2% 1% 5,322
Mormon 61% 38% 2% < 1% 575
Orthodox Christian 38% 58% 1% 2% 153
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 21% 78% 1% 1% 5,490

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