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

% of non-parents 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 = 367. 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 38% 62% 1% < 1% 367
Baltimore Metro Area 32% 66% < 1% 2% 199
Boston Metro Area 22% 75% 2% < 1% 390
Chicago Metro Area 28% 69% 1% 1% 663
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 37% 61% 2% < 1% 466
Detroit Metro Area 36% 60% 2% 2% 292
Houston Metro Area 31% 65% 2% 1% 361
Los Angeles Metro Area 26% 72% 1% 1% 816
Miami Metro Area 28% 70% 1% 1% 349
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 32% 68% < 1% < 1% 254
New York City Metro Area 24% 73% 1% 1% 1,359
Philadelphia Metro Area 36% 63% < 1% 1% 546
Phoenix Metro Area 35% 59% 2% 4% 305
Pittsburgh Metro Area 34% 63% 1% 2% 197
Providence Metro Area 31% 66% 2% 2% 288
Riverside, CA Metro Area 37% 61% 1% 1% 264
San Diego Metro Area 29% 68% 2% 1% 256
San Francisco Metro Area 23% 73% 3% 1% 381
Seattle Metro Area 27% 71% 2% < 1% 255
St. Louis Metro Area 32% 66% 1% 1% 216
Tampa Metro Area 31% 66% 2% < 1% 255
Washington, DC Metro Area 27% 72% 1% < 1% 655

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