Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among 30-49 year olds by state (2014) Switch to: State among 30-49 year olds by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of 30-49 year olds who say…

State 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 = 136. 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.
Alabama 42% 56% 1% < 1% 136
Arizona 37% 58% 3% 2% 154
California 30% 65% 2% 3% 961
Colorado 34% 62% 4% < 1% 173
Connecticut 29% 70% 1% < 1% 105
District of Columbia 18% 82% < 1% < 1% 106
Florida 35% 63% 2% < 1% 476
Georgia 39% 60% 1% < 1% 264
Illinois 29% 69% 1% 1% 349
Indiana 34% 65% < 1% 1% 170
Kentucky 44% 54% 2% < 1% 130
Louisiana 42% 56% 2% < 1% 129
Maryland 31% 67% 1% < 1% 186
Massachusetts 23% 74% 2% 1% 201
Michigan 37% 62% 1% < 1% 224
Minnesota 30% 68% 1% < 1% 167
Mississippi 34% 64% 1% 1% 107
Missouri 43% 54% 2% < 1% 163
New Jersey 28% 70% 1% 1% 243
New York 25% 72% 2% 1% 479
North Carolina 34% 65% 1% 1% 260
Ohio 35% 64% 1% < 1% 267
Oregon 34% 66% < 1% < 1% 111
Pennsylvania 38% 61% < 1% < 1% 330
South Carolina 37% 61% 2% < 1% 127
Tennessee 43% 55% 2% < 1% 153
Texas 33% 65% 1% 1% 751
Virginia 40% 58% 2% 1% 249
Washington 37% 63% < 1% < 1% 187
Wisconsin 28% 71% < 1% 1% 148

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