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

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 154. 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 81% 3% 14% 2% 1% 154
Chicago Metro Area 60% 9% 20% 8% 3% 147
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 64% 3% 25% 7% 1% 198
Houston Metro Area 73% 3% 20% 2% 2% 149
Los Angeles Metro Area 68% 6% 19% 5% 2% 228
Miami Metro Area 49% 8% 36% 6% 1% 122
New York City Metro Area 60% 6% 26% 6% 3% 319
Philadelphia Metro Area 58% 5% 31% 5% 1% 135
Washington, DC Metro Area 60% 9% 18% 9% 4% 178

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