Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among third generation immigrants or higher by state (2014) Switch to: State among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 460. 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 43% 55% 1% 1% 460
Alaska 37% 61% 1% 1% 251
Arizona 39% 58% 2% 2% 503
Arkansas 40% 58% 2% < 1% 282
California 33% 64% 2% 1% 2,235
Colorado 37% 59% 2% 3% 403
Connecticut 32% 67% 1% 1% 252
Delaware 30% 69% < 1% 1% 251
District of Columbia 23% 74% 2% 1% 212
Florida 34% 64% 1% 1% 1,363
Georgia 39% 59% 1% 1% 823
Hawaii 30% 68% 1% 1% 226
Idaho 42% 57% 1% < 1% 282
Illinois 31% 67% 1% 1% 1,044
Indiana 36% 62% 1% 1% 584
Iowa 34% 65% 1% < 1% 304
Kansas 38% 62% < 1% < 1% 273
Kentucky 38% 58% 3% 1% 414
Louisiana 40% 58% 1% 1% 417
Maine 31% 67% 2% 1% 251
Maryland 30% 67% 1% 1% 490
Massachusetts 26% 71% 1% 2% 474
Michigan 36% 61% 2% 1% 826
Minnesota 31% 67% 1% 1% 504
Mississippi 39% 60% 1% 1% 299
Missouri 36% 63% 1% < 1% 571
Montana 43% 56% 1% < 1% 284
Nebraska 41% 58% < 1% 1% 264
Nevada 35% 62% 1% 1% 226
New Hampshire 31% 67% 2% 1% 249
New Jersey 29% 69% 1% 1% 563
New Mexico 39% 56% 3% 2% 246
New York 28% 70% 1% 1% 1,209
North Carolina 37% 61% 1% 1% 886
North Dakota 38% 62% < 1% < 1% 301
Ohio 34% 65% 1% < 1% 971
Oklahoma 32% 65% 2% 1% 357
Oregon 35% 63% 1% 1% 345
Pennsylvania 38% 61% 1% 1% 1,160
Rhode Island 38% 60% 2% < 1% 229
South Carolina 39% 57% 2% 1% 446
South Dakota 39% 60% 1% < 1% 274
Tennessee 42% 55% 2% 1% 584
Texas 37% 59% 2% 1% 1,791
Utah 42% 56% 2% < 1% 271
Vermont 27% 69% 1% 2% 246
Virginia 39% 59% 1% 1% 709
Washington 34% 64% 1% 1% 547
West Virginia 44% 53% 2% 1% 289
Wisconsin 31% 68% 1% 1% 516
Wyoming 43% 55% 1% 1% 287

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