Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who meditate at least once a week by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who meditate at least once a week by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who meditate 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 55% 8% 29% 5% 3% 227
Baltimore Metro Area 44% 13% 34% 2% 6% 104
Boston Metro Area 24% 12% 51% 11% 3% 156
Chicago Metro Area 37% 10% 42% 8% 3% 368
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 58% 7% 28% 5% 2% 301
Detroit Metro Area 42% 5% 44% 5% 4% 147
Houston Metro Area 49% 10% 34% 6% 1% 237
Los Angeles Metro Area 38% 13% 34% 11% 4% 456
Miami Metro Area 37% 12% 42% 9% 1% 241
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 29% 24% 42% 5% 1% 123
New York City Metro Area 35% 14% 39% 8% 4% 708
Philadelphia Metro Area 40% 13% 37% 9% 1% 288
Phoenix Metro Area 44% 13% 37% 3% 2% 177
Pittsburgh Metro Area 34% 10% 45% 7% 4% 102
Providence Metro Area 40% 13% 41% 3% 3% 150
Riverside, CA Metro Area 50% 10% 31% 9% 1% 166
San Diego Metro Area 39% 16% 36% 7% 2% 145
San Francisco Metro Area 26% 17% 46% 8% 3% 177
Seattle Metro Area 27% 24% 40% 7% 2% 118
St. Louis Metro Area 38% 12% 39% 9% 2% 116
Tampa Metro Area 36% 8% 47% 7% 2% 138
Washington, DC Metro Area 42% 13% 31% 10% 4% 366

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