Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

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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 = 146. 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 23% 77% < 1% < 1% 146
Boston Metro Area 20% 79% < 1% 1% 270
Chicago Metro Area 20% 78% 1% 2% 353
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 25% 73% 1% 1% 179
Detroit Metro Area 26% 74% < 1% < 1% 124
Houston Metro Area 25% 75% < 1% < 1% 171
Los Angeles Metro Area 21% 78% < 1% < 1% 463
Miami Metro Area 19% 78% 1% 2% 182
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 16% 84% < 1% < 1% 147
New York City Metro Area 16% 82% 1% 1% 771
Philadelphia Metro Area 29% 71% < 1% < 1% 306
Phoenix Metro Area 27% 66% 2% 4% 136
Providence Metro Area 24% 71% 2% 2% 158
Riverside, CA Metro Area 27% 69% < 1% 4% 115
San Diego Metro Area 20% 77% < 1% 3% 141
San Francisco Metro Area 17% 79% 4% 1% 302
Seattle Metro Area 24% 76% 1% < 1% 171
Tampa Metro Area 21% 78% 2% < 1% 123
Washington, DC Metro Area 18% 81% 1% < 1% 416

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