Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Non-Christians by state (2014) Switch to: State among Non-Christians by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Non-Christians 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
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Alaska 22% 75% 2% < 1% 123
Arizona 21% 74% 3% 2% 205
California 19% 79% 2% 1% 1,408
Colorado 19% 71% 5% 4% 181
Connecticut 22% 77% 1% < 1% 126
District of Columbia 12% 83% 4% < 1% 115
Florida 20% 77% 2% 1% 605
Georgia 22% 77% 1% < 1% 187
Hawaii 15% 82% 2% < 1% 127
Illinois 16% 81% 1% 2% 349
Indiana 23% 75% 2% < 1% 162
Maine 20% 78% 1% < 1% 112
Maryland 17% 81% 1% 1% 211
Massachusetts 19% 78% 1% 2% 292
Michigan 25% 72% 2% 1% 265
Minnesota 13% 86% < 1% < 1% 130
Missouri 22% 76% 2% < 1% 156
Montana 31% 67% 2% < 1% 110
Nevada 23% 73% 2% 2% 107
New Hampshire 25% 72% 1% 2% 115
New Jersey 20% 79% 1% 1% 275
New York 19% 79% 1% 1% 744
North Carolina 19% 80% < 1% 1% 226
Ohio 19% 80% 1% 1% 269
Oregon 16% 83% < 1% 1% 175
Pennsylvania 21% 77% < 1% 1% 329
South Carolina 27% 69% 3% < 1% 101
Tennessee 28% 71% 1% < 1% 109
Texas 23% 74% 2% 1% 556
Vermont 20% 78% 1% < 1% 150
Virginia 19% 77% 1% 2% 238
Washington 18% 81% 1% < 1% 270
Wisconsin 20% 78% 2% < 1% 161

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