Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend services weekly or more by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who attend services weekly or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 227. 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 71% 6% 20% 3% 1% 227
Boston Metro Area 35% 2% 53% 9% 1% 125
Chicago Metro Area 55% 8% 28% 7% 3% 290
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 67% 4% 23% 5% 2% 281
Detroit Metro Area 60% 2% 29% 5% 5% 123
Houston Metro Area 66% 6% 23% 3% 2% 222
Los Angeles Metro Area 58% 6% 25% 7% 4% 340
Miami Metro Area 51% 8% 35% 3% 2% 176
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 52% 13% 27% 3% 5% 119
New York City Metro Area 53% 8% 30% 5% 3% 576
Philadelphia Metro Area 57% 7% 28% 6% 2% 248
Phoenix Metro Area 65% 4% 28% 2% 1% 148
Providence Metro Area 47% 11% 32% 8% 2% 118
Riverside, CA Metro Area 70% 5% 17% 5% 3% 134
San Diego Metro Area 64% 3% 29% 3% 1% 104
San Francisco Metro Area 55% 12% 26% 4% 2% 101
Tampa Metro Area 51% 6% 36% 5% 2% 113
Washington, DC Metro Area 61% 8% 22% 6% 3% 282

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