Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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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Atlanta Metro Area 34% 13% 41% 11% 2% 306
Baltimore Metro Area 22% 12% 52% 11% 3% 158
Boston Metro Area 13% 10% 57% 16% 3% 352
Chicago Metro Area 20% 13% 50% 14% 2% 576
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 37% 10% 41% 11% 2% 370
Detroit Metro Area 22% 8% 57% 11% 2% 211
Houston Metro Area 30% 11% 47% 11% 1% 326
Los Angeles Metro Area 21% 15% 47% 14% 3% 719
Miami Metro Area 21% 13% 53% 13% < 1% 333
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 16% 15% 56% 11% 2% 219
New York City Metro Area 20% 15% 51% 10% 3% 1,263
Philadelphia Metro Area 23% 13% 49% 15% 1% 474
Phoenix Metro Area 22% 13% 51% 13% 1% 225
Pittsburgh Metro Area 15% 8% 61% 14% 2% 157
Providence Metro Area 16% 8% 62% 13% 1% 225
Riverside, CA Metro Area 23% 10% 52% 12% 2% 221
San Diego Metro Area 20% 22% 44% 13% 1% 201
San Francisco Metro Area 12% 20% 50% 14% 3% 347
Seattle Metro Area 18% 19% 48% 13% 1% 221
St. Louis Metro Area 21% 14% 52% 8% 5% 170
Tampa Metro Area 19% 13% 52% 13% 2% 198
Washington, DC Metro Area 26% 12% 43% 15% 4% 621

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