Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Christians by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among Christians by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Christians who say…

Metro area 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 = 400. 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.
Atlanta Metro Area 43% 56% 1% < 1% 400
Baltimore Metro Area 33% 64% 1% 2% 172
Boston Metro Area 29% 66% 4% 1% 280
Chicago Metro Area 32% 66% 1% 1% 621
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 41% 57% 1% 1% 516
Detroit Metro Area 45% 51% 1% 3% 268
Houston Metro Area 37% 61% 1% 1% 366
Los Angeles Metro Area 32% 64% 1% 2% 671
Miami Metro Area 37% 61% 1% 1% 319
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 38% 62% 1% < 1% 248
New York City Metro Area 28% 69% 2% 1% 1,065
Philadelphia Metro Area 39% 61% < 1% 1% 501
Phoenix Metro Area 45% 48% 3% 5% 278
Pittsburgh Metro Area 36% 61% 1% 2% 199
Providence Metro Area 34% 63% 2% 2% 272
Riverside, CA Metro Area 43% 55% 2% 1% 272
San Diego Metro Area 34% 62% 2% 2% 219
San Francisco Metro Area 38% 59% 2% < 1% 212
Seattle Metro Area 36% 61% 3% 1% 185
St. Louis Metro Area 40% 57% 1% 1% 203
Tampa Metro Area 37% 61% 1% < 1% 216
Washington, DC Metro Area 37% 61% 2% < 1% 574

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