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

% of whites 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 = 286. 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 46% 53% < 1% < 1% 286
Baltimore Metro Area 32% 67% 1% 1% 168
Boston Metro Area 26% 73% 1% < 1% 395
Chicago Metro Area 32% 66% 1% 1% 580
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 40% 58% 1% < 1% 397
Detroit Metro Area 38% 59% 1% 2% 243
Houston Metro Area 42% 55% 2% 2% 278
Los Angeles Metro Area 30% 68% 1% < 1% 523
Miami Metro Area 30% 68% 1% 1% 207
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 32% 67% 1% < 1% 285
New York City Metro Area 25% 72% 2% 1% 1,056
Philadelphia Metro Area 34% 65% < 1% 1% 502
Phoenix Metro Area 40% 55% 3% 3% 298
Pittsburgh Metro Area 35% 62% 1% 2% 217
Providence Metro Area 32% 65% 1% 2% 300
Riverside, CA Metro Area 43% 54% < 1% 3% 179
San Diego Metro Area 37% 59% 2% 1% 179
San Francisco Metro Area 23% 74% 2% 1% 321
Seattle Metro Area 30% 68% 2% < 1% 243
St. Louis Metro Area 35% 63% 1% 1% 213
Tampa Metro Area 37% 62% 1% < 1% 230
Washington, DC Metro Area 32% 67% 1% < 1% 500

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