Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among 50-64 year olds by state (2014) Switch to: State among 50-64 year olds by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of 50-64 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 = 174. 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 46% 51% 2% 1% 174
Arizona 43% 48% 4% 5% 192
California 33% 64% 2% < 1% 1,020
Colorado 34% 58% < 1% 8% 138
Connecticut 42% 57% 1% < 1% 106
Florida 37% 60% 2% 1% 562
Georgia 43% 55% 1% < 1% 274
Hawaii 28% 71% 1% < 1% 111
Idaho 42% 56% 2% < 1% 101
Illinois 34% 64% 1% < 1% 370
Indiana 42% 55% 2% < 1% 205
Iowa 38% 59% 3% < 1% 114
Kentucky 47% 48% 2% 2% 124
Louisiana 38% 60% < 1% 2% 130
Maine 28% 68% 2% 2% 103
Maryland 36% 61% 1% 1% 195
Massachusetts 34% 61% 4% 1% 191
Michigan 41% 56% 2% < 1% 310
Minnesota 37% 62% < 1% < 1% 177
Missouri 37% 62% 1% < 1% 194
New Jersey 30% 68% 1% 1% 255
New Mexico 42% 55% < 1% 4% 107
New York 29% 69% 1% < 1% 556
North Carolina 40% 58% 2% < 1% 320
Ohio 38% 60% < 1% 2% 361
Oklahoma 33% 62% 2% 3% 127
Oregon 46% 53% 1% < 1% 125
Pennsylvania 41% 57% 1% 1% 408
South Carolina 47% 51% 2% 1% 134
Tennessee 42% 55% 4% < 1% 211
Texas 41% 56% 2% 1% 717
Virginia 46% 51% 1% 1% 258
Washington 34% 64% 2% < 1% 200
Wisconsin 37% 60% 3% < 1% 182
Wyoming 52% 48% 1% < 1% 106

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