Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 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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Alabama 41% 56% 2% 1% 116
Arizona 48% 48% 3% 1% 178
California 34% 65% 1% 1% 792
Colorado 35% 62% 1% 3% 125
Florida 38% 60% 2% < 1% 470
Georgia 39% 59% 2% 1% 235
Illinois 33% 65% 1% 1% 348
Indiana 38% 60% 2% < 1% 165
Iowa 37% 62% 1% < 1% 104
Kentucky 46% 54% < 1% < 1% 111
Louisiana 46% 52% 2% < 1% 111
Maryland 37% 62% 1% < 1% 171
Massachusetts 25% 74% 1% < 1% 166
Michigan 45% 53% 1% 1% 267
Minnesota 34% 65% 1% < 1% 167
Missouri 44% 56% < 1% < 1% 147
Montana 43% 56% 1% < 1% 100
New Jersey 26% 73% 1% < 1% 206
New York 25% 73% 1% 1% 488
North Carolina 43% 57% < 1% < 1% 272
North Dakota 36% 64% < 1% < 1% 102
Ohio 37% 62% 1% < 1% 274
Oregon 43% 57% < 1% < 1% 105
Pennsylvania 42% 57% < 1% < 1% 301
South Carolina 51% 44% 5% < 1% 127
Tennessee 51% 43% 6% < 1% 157
Texas 38% 60% 2% < 1% 595
Virginia 40% 59% 1% < 1% 234
Washington 37% 60% 2% 1% 171
Wisconsin 32% 67% 1% < 1% 189

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