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

% of baby Boomers 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 = 206. 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 45% 53% 2% 1% 206
Alaska 41% 52% 1% 7% 115
Arizona 44% 49% 4% 4% 240
Arkansas 41% 59% < 1% < 1% 120
California 33% 64% 2% 1% 1,305
Colorado 36% 56% < 1% 8% 171
Connecticut 40% 59% 1% < 1% 133
Delaware 37% 60% < 1% 3% 116
Florida 37% 60% 2% 1% 757
Georgia 45% 53% 1% 1% 342
Hawaii 30% 68% 1% 1% 141
Idaho 42% 56% 1% < 1% 126
Illinois 34% 64% 2% < 1% 470
Indiana 43% 54% 2% < 1% 250
Iowa 38% 60% 2% < 1% 138
Kansas 34% 66% < 1% < 1% 120
Kentucky 45% 50% 4% 2% 167
Louisiana 38% 60% < 1% 2% 165
Maine 26% 71% 1% 2% 131
Maryland 37% 61% 1% 1% 242
Massachusetts 33% 63% 3% 1% 241
Michigan 42% 56% 2% < 1% 392
Minnesota 39% 60% < 1% < 1% 213
Mississippi 49% 50% < 1% 1% 106
Missouri 38% 62% 1% < 1% 244
Montana 45% 51% 3% 1% 109
Nebraska 52% 48% < 1% < 1% 105
Nevada 33% 65% 1% 1% 119
New Hampshire 36% 60% 1% 2% 113
New Jersey 30% 69% 1% < 1% 327
New Mexico 39% 58% < 1% 3% 141
New York 30% 68% 2% < 1% 722
North Carolina 41% 57% 2% < 1% 409
North Dakota 44% 56% < 1% < 1% 126
Ohio 37% 61% < 1% 2% 457
Oklahoma 35% 60% 2% 2% 152
Oregon 44% 55% 1% < 1% 159
Pennsylvania 39% 59% 1% 1% 526
Rhode Island 47% 53% < 1% < 1% 131
South Carolina 48% 49% 2% 2% 186
South Dakota 43% 54% 3% < 1% 109
Tennessee 42% 54% 4% < 1% 278
Texas 41% 56% 2% 1% 843
Utah 41% 53% 6% < 1% 110
Vermont 25% 71% 1% 3% 114
Virginia 46% 51% 1% 1% 319
Washington 35% 62% 2% 1% 265
West Virginia 49% 48% 3% < 1% 127
Wisconsin 37% 60% 3% < 1% 230
Wyoming 53% 47% 1% < 1% 129

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