Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among never married adults by state (2014) Switch to: State among never married adults by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of never married adults 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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Arizona 28% 69% 2% 1% 132
California 24% 74% 1% 1% 846
District of Columbia 16% 80% 3% 1% 109
Florida 25% 74% 1% < 1% 384
Georgia 25% 74% 1% < 1% 211
Illinois 22% 76% 1% 1% 306
Indiana 27% 70% 2% 1% 126
Louisiana 30% 69% < 1% 2% 103
Maryland 18% 78% 2% 3% 151
Massachusetts 20% 75% 3% 2% 161
Michigan 27% 67% 4% 2% 199
Minnesota 19% 80% 1% < 1% 114
Missouri 25% 71% 3% < 1% 131
New Jersey 26% 73% 1% 1% 175
New York 21% 76% 2% 1% 474
North Carolina 27% 71% 2% < 1% 179
Ohio 23% 75% 1% 1% 216
Pennsylvania 30% 68% 1% 1% 248
Texas 26% 71% 3% 1% 488
Virginia 22% 76% 1% 2% 158
Washington 21% 78% < 1% 1% 144
Wisconsin 15% 84% 1% < 1% 108

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