Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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% 58% 1% < 1% 150
Arizona 33% 63% 1% 2% 173
Arkansas 31% 66% 2% 1% 106
California 25% 71% 2% 2% 941
Florida 28% 68% 2% 1% 523
Georgia 33% 65% 1% 1% 263
Illinois 29% 68% 1% 1% 324
Indiana 26% 74% < 1% < 1% 186
Kentucky 33% 61% 4% 2% 153
Louisiana 33% 65% 1% 1% 157
Massachusetts 25% 68% 4% 3% 141
Michigan 31% 66% 3% < 1% 283
Minnesota 33% 66% < 1% 1% 108
Mississippi 28% 69% 1% 2% 109
Missouri 36% 61% 3% < 1% 191
New Jersey 29% 67% 1% 2% 170
New York 25% 72% 2% 2% 469
North Carolina 32% 66% < 1% 3% 264
Ohio 23% 76% < 1% 1% 353
Oklahoma 26% 72% 1% 1% 119
Oregon 32% 67% < 1% < 1% 110
Pennsylvania 33% 66% 1% < 1% 357
South Carolina 33% 66% 1% 1% 134
Tennessee 32% 65% 1% 2% 179
Texas 28% 69% 1% 2% 706
Virginia 32% 64% 2% 2% 146
Washington 25% 72% 3% 1% 184
West Virginia 40% 57% 3% < 1% 104
Wisconsin 24% 76% < 1% < 1% 141

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