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

% of married adults 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 = 252. 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 47% 52% < 1% 1% 252
Baltimore Metro Area 39% 59% 2% 1% 120
Boston Metro Area 27% 73% < 1% < 1% 235
Chicago Metro Area 34% 64% 1% 1% 434
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 45% 55% 1% < 1% 333
Detroit Metro Area 45% 54% 1% < 1% 174
Houston Metro Area 39% 58% 1% 1% 266
Los Angeles Metro Area 31% 66% 2% 1% 465
Miami Metro Area 42% 54% 2% 2% 226
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 34% 65% 1% < 1% 182
New York City Metro Area 29% 69% 1% 1% 829
Philadelphia Metro Area 33% 66% < 1% 1% 350
Phoenix Metro Area 50% 43% 2% 5% 198
Pittsburgh Metro Area 47% 53% < 1% < 1% 130
Providence Metro Area 35% 63% 1% < 1% 174
Riverside, CA Metro Area 45% 54% 1% 1% 177
San Diego Metro Area 32% 66% 1% 1% 154
San Francisco Metro Area 30% 66% 3% 1% 226
Seattle Metro Area 38% 61% 1% < 1% 158
St. Louis Metro Area 47% 51% 2% < 1% 126
Tampa Metro Area 34% 65% < 1% 1% 132
Washington, DC Metro Area 34% 64% 2% < 1% 450

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