Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who pray daily by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who pray daily by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 322. 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 60% 6% 26% 6% 2% 322
Baltimore Metro Area 43% 5% 43% 3% 6% 132
Boston Metro Area 28% 7% 53% 9% 4% 176
Chicago Metro Area 44% 8% 38% 8% 1% 418
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 56% 6% 33% 4% 2% 428
Detroit Metro Area 43% 6% 43% 5% 3% 209
Houston Metro Area 56% 6% 32% 4% 1% 305
Los Angeles Metro Area 44% 9% 35% 9% 3% 536
Miami Metro Area 43% 9% 43% 5% 1% 276
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 50% 11% 30% 4% 5% 153
New York City Metro Area 40% 9% 41% 6% 3% 877
Philadelphia Metro Area 42% 9% 36% 10% 3% 377
Phoenix Metro Area 50% 7% 40% 1% 2% 207
Pittsburgh Metro Area 39% 5% 47% 5% 3% 144
Providence Metro Area 43% 8% 41% 3% 5% 168
Riverside, CA Metro Area 54% 7% 32% 5% 2% 222
San Diego Metro Area 49% 9% 35% 5% 2% 172
San Francisco Metro Area 37% 13% 38% 7% 4% 163
Seattle Metro Area 50% 13% 28% 7% 2% 135
St. Louis Metro Area 48% 9% 33% 6% 5% 157
Tampa Metro Area 41% 8% 45% 4% 2% 170
Washington, DC Metro Area 52% 9% 28% 8% 3% 435

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