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

% of baby Boomers who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,092. 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 14% 86% 5,092
Right or wrong depends on the situation 13% 87% 7,609
Neither/both equally 11% 89% 221
Don't know 17% 83% 105

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