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Moral relativism scales attempt to measure the belief that moral judgments are true or false only relative to some particular standpoint (such as a particular time period or culture).

The following Moral Relativism scale was included on the Measuring Morality Study, 2012.

Data File: Measuring Morality Study, 2012

Source: Stephen Vaisey. 2012. Measuring Morality Study, 2012. Duke University.


General Instructions:

Alpha = .57.

Any special instructions related to individual items will be listed below those items.


MR1 from Measuring Morality Study, 2012

Please indicate to what extent you agree/disagree with the following statements. What is right and wrong is up to each person to decide. [Moral Relativism] (MR1)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused191.3
1) Strongly agree1258.2
2) Agree19512.8
3) Somewhat agree24316.0
4) Neither agree/disagree25216.6
5) Somewhat disagree24416.1
6) Disagree23315.3
7) Strongly disagree20813.7
TOTAL1,519100.0

Item Instructions (MR1):

Code item as follows: Convert 'Refused' to missing data. This item should also be reverse-coded to match direction of other items.


MR2 from Measuring Morality Study, 2012

Please indicate to what extent you agree/disagree with the following statements. Right and wrong should be based on Gods law. [Moral Relativism] (MR2)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused171.1
1) Strongly agree33622.1
2) Agree23415.4
3) Somewhat agree17311.4
4) Neither agree/disagree36023.7
5) Somewhat disagree986.5
6) Disagree1177.7
7) Strongly disagree18312.1
TOTAL1,518100.0

Item Instructions (MR2):

Code item as follows: Convert 'Refused' to missing data.


MR3 from Measuring Morality Study, 2012

Please indicate to what extent you agree/disagree with the following statements. American children should be raised to believe in God. [Moral Relativism] (MR3)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused271.8
1) Strongly agree36824.2
2) Agree27117.8
3) Somewhat agree15810.4
4) Neither agree/disagree44529.3
5) Somewhat disagree463.0
6) Disagree664.3
7) Strongly disagree1389.1
TOTAL1,519100.0

Item Instructions (MR3):

Code item as follows: Convert 'Refused' to missing data.




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