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

% of adults who read scripture 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 72% 6% 19% 2% 1% 232
Chicago Metro Area 56% 7% 27% 8% 2% 225
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 69% 3% 22% 4% 2% 281
Detroit Metro Area 57% 4% 33% 2% 3% 125
Houston Metro Area 68% 6% 23% 1% 2% 199
Los Angeles Metro Area 62% 9% 22% 5% 2% 316
Miami Metro Area 49% 12% 32% 6% 1% 162
New York City Metro Area 54% 11% 28% 5% 2% 455
Philadelphia Metro Area 58% 11% 22% 8% 2% 198
Phoenix Metro Area 63% 7% 26% 3% 1% 148
Riverside, CA Metro Area 70% 5% 20% 3% 2% 138
San Diego Metro Area 66% 6% 23% 3% 2% 100
Tampa Metro Area 48% 8% 40% 2% 2% 106
Washington, DC Metro Area 63% 8% 21% 5% 2% 258

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