Sources of guidance on right and wrong among who believe in Hell by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among who believe in Hell by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of who believe in Hell 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 = 321. 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 56% 5% 32% 5% 2% 321
Baltimore Metro Area 44% 4% 42% 4% 6% 113
Boston Metro Area 31% 4% 55% 8% 3% 156
Chicago Metro Area 36% 8% 46% 10% 1% 428
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 55% 5% 33% 6% 1% 415
Detroit Metro Area 37% 6% 45% 8% 4% 213
Houston Metro Area 50% 7% 38% 5% 1% 305
Los Angeles Metro Area 40% 8% 40% 9% 3% 488
Miami Metro Area 39% 10% 45% 6% 1% 236
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 35% 11% 45% 6% 4% 175
New York City Metro Area 35% 11% 43% 8% 3% 806
Philadelphia Metro Area 40% 8% 41% 10% 1% 342
Phoenix Metro Area 42% 6% 39% 11% 2% 200
Pittsburgh Metro Area 32% 6% 53% 7% 1% 139
Providence Metro Area 36% 10% 45% 6% 3% 157
Riverside, CA Metro Area 53% 5% 36% 4% 2% 215
San Diego Metro Area 48% 9% 37% 4% 1% 151
San Francisco Metro Area 36% 14% 39% 10% 1% 142
Seattle Metro Area 47% 15% 35% 2% 1% 122
St. Louis Metro Area 43% 8% 40% 5% 4% 156
Tampa Metro Area 39% 10% 46% 4% 1% 169
Washington, DC Metro Area 51% 6% 33% 8% 1% 411

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