Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who attend prayer group…

Metro area At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 183. 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 11% 11% 9% 69% < 1% 183
Baltimore Metro Area 11% 4% 9% 76% < 1% 124
Boston Metro Area 10% 7% 5% 76% 1% 263
Chicago Metro Area 7% 6% 7% 80% < 1% 401
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 20% 10% 7% 63% < 1% 246
Detroit Metro Area 10% 9% 4% 76% < 1% 182
Houston Metro Area 15% 12% 11% 62% < 1% 198
Los Angeles Metro Area 9% 9% 9% 72% < 1% 443
Miami Metro Area 20% 5% 7% 67% < 1% 220
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 9% 2% 6% 84% < 1% 155
New York City Metro Area 11% 5% 9% 74% 1% 836
Philadelphia Metro Area 13% 3% 9% 75% < 1% 329
Phoenix Metro Area 7% 12% 7% 73% 1% 178
Pittsburgh Metro Area 7% 8% 4% 82% < 1% 112
Providence Metro Area 4% 9% 4% 83% < 1% 180
Riverside, CA Metro Area 9% 8% 10% 72% < 1% 160
San Diego Metro Area 17% 2% 15% 66% < 1% 123
San Francisco Metro Area 7% 7% 7% 78% 1% 223
Seattle Metro Area 4% 4% 7% 84% < 1% 142
St. Louis Metro Area 5% 7% 5% 83% < 1% 126
Tampa Metro Area 11% 6% 8% 75% < 1% 147
Washington, DC Metro Area 10% 9% 8% 74% < 1% 366

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