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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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
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Atlanta Metro Area 42% 15% 33% 8% 1% 241
Baltimore Metro Area 32% 11% 42% 11% 4% 110
Boston Metro Area 17% 12% 50% 18% 3% 242
Chicago Metro Area 26% 14% 45% 11% 3% 400
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 44% 10% 37% 7% 2% 323
Detroit Metro Area 33% 6% 48% 11% 2% 155
Houston Metro Area 42% 12% 33% 10% 2% 244
Los Angeles Metro Area 30% 16% 37% 14% 3% 512
Miami Metro Area 34% 15% 38% 11% 2% 250
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 26% 18% 44% 10% 2% 167
New York City Metro Area 29% 18% 41% 9% 3% 843
Philadelphia Metro Area 29% 14% 38% 18% 2% 305
Phoenix Metro Area 40% 15% 34% 9% 3% 195
Pittsburgh Metro Area 27% 10% 46% 15% 1% 119
Providence Metro Area 25% 17% 39% 13% 5% 129
Riverside, CA Metro Area 38% 12% 36% 13% 1% 185
San Diego Metro Area 36% 19% 35% 8% 2% 179
San Francisco Metro Area 27% 22% 38% 8% 5% 240
Seattle Metro Area 28% 21% 32% 17% 3% 169
St. Louis Metro Area 38% 14% 38% 8% 2% 124
Tampa Metro Area 26% 15% 48% 7% 4% 129
Washington, DC Metro Area 33% 13% 33% 16% 5% 419

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