Sources of guidance on right and wrong among 50-64 year olds by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among 50-64 year olds by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of 50-64 year olds who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Metro area Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 136. 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% 12% 34% 6% 2% 136
Boston Metro Area 13% 9% 66% 9% 2% 134
Chicago Metro Area 26% 11% 51% 10% 2% 231
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 49% 6% 37% 6% 3% 186
Detroit Metro Area 29% 11% 50% 8% 2% 131
Houston Metro Area 43% 16% 36% 3% 1% 136
Los Angeles Metro Area 32% 11% 40% 15% 2% 272
Miami Metro Area 33% 8% 47% 11% 1% 119
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 38% 4% 43% 9% 6% 117
New York City Metro Area 28% 10% 47% 10% 5% 489
Philadelphia Metro Area 29% 13% 46% 10% 1% 205
Phoenix Metro Area 43% 7% 47% 3% 1% 117
Providence Metro Area 20% 13% 47% 17% 3% 113
San Diego Metro Area 38% 12% 42% 5% 4% 104
San Francisco Metro Area 22% 14% 43% 12% 9% 138
Tampa Metro Area 29% 12% 54% 4% 1% 102
Washington, DC Metro Area 28% 13% 41% 15% 3% 266

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