Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is very important by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say religion is very important by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 302. 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 44% 55% 1% < 1% 302
Baltimore Metro Area 36% 61% 1% 2% 128
Boston Metro Area 31% 64% 4% 1% 176
Chicago Metro Area 37% 60% 2% 1% 416
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 43% 55% 1% 1% 418
Detroit Metro Area 49% 46% 3% 2% 198
Houston Metro Area 37% 59% 2% 2% 303
Los Angeles Metro Area 32% 63% 2% 2% 496
Miami Metro Area 40% 57% 2% 1% 260
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 46% 53% 1% < 1% 147
New York City Metro Area 30% 67% 1% 2% 822
Philadelphia Metro Area 39% 59% < 1% 1% 342
Phoenix Metro Area 46% 42% 3% 9% 196
Pittsburgh Metro Area 42% 53% 2% 3% 132
Providence Metro Area 39% 58% 1% 3% 164
Riverside, CA Metro Area 49% 47% 1% 3% 198
San Diego Metro Area 39% 56% 2% 2% 160
San Francisco Metro Area 43% 55% 2% < 1% 144
Seattle Metro Area 38% 59% 2% 1% 131
St. Louis Metro Area 42% 56% 1% 1% 153
Tampa Metro Area 39% 58% 2% < 1% 161
Washington, DC Metro Area 38% 60% 2% < 1% 423

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