Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 327. 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 58% 7% 27% 6% 2% 327
Baltimore Metro Area 41% 12% 39% 5% 3% 137
Boston Metro Area 23% 9% 52% 14% 3% 229
Chicago Metro Area 37% 11% 41% 8% 3% 477
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 51% 8% 33% 6% 2% 428
Detroit Metro Area 38% 6% 45% 7% 3% 227
Houston Metro Area 54% 7% 32% 5% 1% 312
Los Angeles Metro Area 40% 12% 32% 13% 3% 625
Miami Metro Area 35% 12% 41% 11% 2% 306
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 35% 14% 42% 4% 4% 182
New York City Metro Area 35% 13% 42% 7% 3% 960
Philadelphia Metro Area 38% 10% 40% 10% 1% 392
Phoenix Metro Area 46% 9% 39% 5% 1% 241
Pittsburgh Metro Area 40% 6% 45% 5% 4% 142
Providence Metro Area 36% 6% 44% 10% 4% 193
Riverside, CA Metro Area 50% 10% 33% 6% 2% 244
San Diego Metro Area 41% 14% 35% 9% 1% 198
San Francisco Metro Area 28% 18% 37% 11% 5% 250
Seattle Metro Area 39% 17% 33% 8% 3% 180
St. Louis Metro Area 40% 12% 39% 6% 4% 164
Tampa Metro Area 33% 10% 48% 6% 4% 195
Washington, DC Metro Area 43% 10% 32% 11% 4% 489

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