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

% of college graduates 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 = 109. 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 40% 58% 2% < 1% 109
Arizona 38% 57% 1% 3% 157
California 29% 70% 1% 1% 1,000
Colorado 44% 54% 2% < 1% 146
Connecticut 35% 63% 2% < 1% 104
Florida 37% 61% 1% 1% 479
Georgia 43% 56% 1% < 1% 224
Illinois 27% 70% 2% < 1% 351
Indiana 37% 62% 1% < 1% 134
Louisiana 37% 60% 1% 2% 115
Maryland 36% 60% 4% < 1% 173
Massachusetts 26% 71% 1% 2% 215
Michigan 38% 61% 1% < 1% 227
Minnesota 35% 63% 1% 1% 182
Missouri 37% 61% 2% < 1% 160
New Jersey 28% 71% 1% < 1% 227
New York 26% 72% 1% < 1% 499
North Carolina 38% 61% 1% < 1% 250
Ohio 38% 61% 1% < 1% 264
Oregon 34% 62% 2% 2% 119
Pennsylvania 32% 66% 1% 1% 319
South Carolina 40% 57% 2% 1% 111
Tennessee 42% 56% 2% < 1% 146
Texas 41% 57% 1% 1% 609
Virginia 41% 57% 1% 1% 291
Washington 43% 56% 1% 1% 207
Wisconsin 33% 66% 1% < 1% 141

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