Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults ages 65 and older by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults ages 65 and older by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults ages 65 and older 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
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Boston Metro Area 23% 6% 56% 10% 5% 129
Chicago Metro Area 36% 8% 48% 4% 4% 221
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 46% 5% 43% 3% 3% 137
Houston Metro Area 47% 5% 38% 8% 2% 100
Los Angeles Metro Area 32% 10% 41% 10% 7% 271
Miami Metro Area 30% 8% 52% 8% 3% 126
New York City Metro Area 29% 13% 44% 7% 7% 496
Philadelphia Metro Area 30% 7% 53% 7% 3% 217
Phoenix Metro Area 43% 8% 40% 6% 3% 105
Providence Metro Area 29% 8% 56% 4% 2% 127
San Francisco Metro Area 21% 12% 53% 10% 4% 130
Washington, DC Metro Area 41% 13% 35% 9% 3% 138

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