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

% of parents 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 = 125. 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% 56% 1% < 1% 125
Arizona 43% 54% 2% 2% 141
California 32% 64% 2% 2% 868
Colorado 37% 58% 2% 3% 150
Florida 36% 63% 1% < 1% 434
Georgia 39% 60% 1% < 1% 248
Illinois 29% 70% 1% < 1% 300
Indiana 33% 67% < 1% < 1% 152
Kentucky 52% 44% 4% < 1% 106
Louisiana 44% 53% 1% 1% 128
Maryland 29% 69% 1% 1% 156
Massachusetts 30% 66% 2% 1% 163
Michigan 35% 63% 1% < 1% 221
Minnesota 30% 69% 1% < 1% 140
Missouri 40% 58% 2% < 1% 168
New Jersey 27% 72% < 1% 1% 222
New York 27% 71% 1% < 1% 402
North Carolina 33% 64% < 1% 2% 228
Ohio 37% 62% 1% < 1% 272
Pennsylvania 35% 65% < 1% 1% 291
South Carolina 41% 57% 2% < 1% 117
Tennessee 42% 56% 2% < 1% 156
Texas 35% 63% 1% 1% 754
Virginia 43% 55% 1% 1% 228
Washington 36% 63% 1% < 1% 157
Wisconsin 32% 66% < 1% 1% 145

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