Parent of children under 18 among women by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among women by parental status

% of women who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,722. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 32% 68% 5,722
Right or wrong depends on the situation 31% 69% 11,342
Neither/both equally 26% 74% 253
Don't know 30% 70% 184

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