Parent of children under 18 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 parental status

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

Metro area Parents Non-parents Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 31% 69% 182
Baltimore Metro Area 23% 77% 123
Boston Metro Area 21% 79% 262
Chicago Metro Area 25% 75% 400
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 35% 65% 246
Detroit Metro Area 32% 68% 182
Houston Metro Area 36% 64% 198
Los Angeles Metro Area 28% 72% 442
Miami Metro Area 32% 68% 217
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 26% 74% 155
New York City Metro Area 25% 75% 835
Philadelphia Metro Area 25% 75% 328
Phoenix Metro Area 26% 74% 177
Pittsburgh Metro Area 27% 73% 112
Providence Metro Area 20% 80% 180
Riverside, CA Metro Area 36% 64% 160
San Diego Metro Area 30% 70% 123
San Francisco Metro Area 23% 77% 223
Seattle Metro Area 19% 81% 142
St. Louis Metro Area 27% 73% 125
Tampa Metro Area 20% 80% 147
Washington, DC Metro Area 30% 70% 366

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