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

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally 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
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Atlanta Metro Area 45% 53% 1% 1% 160
Boston Metro Area 26% 70% 2% 2% 111
Chicago Metro Area 31% 67% 1% 1% 260
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 42% 57% 1% < 1% 196
Detroit Metro Area 33% 66% 1% < 1% 103
Houston Metro Area 35% 63% 1% 1% 133
Los Angeles Metro Area 30% 67% 1% 2% 282
Miami Metro Area 34% 65% 1% < 1% 122
New York City Metro Area 30% 69% 1% < 1% 453
Philadelphia Metro Area 35% 65% < 1% < 1% 218
Phoenix Metro Area 43% 52% 2% 3% 121
Providence Metro Area 43% 56% 1% < 1% 105
Riverside, CA Metro Area 42% 58% < 1% < 1% 104
Washington, DC Metro Area 38% 61% < 1% < 1% 227

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