Sources of guidance on right and wrong among men by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among men by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of men 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 = 252. 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 34% 12% 43% 9% 3% 252
Baltimore Metro Area 27% 8% 54% 6% 6% 124
Boston Metro Area 15% 11% 55% 17% 2% 249
Chicago Metro Area 22% 13% 50% 12% 3% 434
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 36% 12% 42% 9% 1% 338
Detroit Metro Area 25% 7% 52% 13% 4% 178
Houston Metro Area 34% 10% 44% 11% 1% 268
Los Angeles Metro Area 22% 15% 45% 16% 3% 533
Miami Metro Area 27% 12% 50% 11% 1% 254
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 22% 14% 49% 12% 2% 172
New York City Metro Area 21% 16% 48% 13% 2% 827
Philadelphia Metro Area 25% 12% 43% 21% < 1% 349
Phoenix Metro Area 29% 13% 43% 13% 3% 224
Pittsburgh Metro Area 19% 10% 58% 11% 2% 109
Providence Metro Area 19% 13% 50% 18% < 1% 160
Riverside, CA Metro Area 38% 10% 39% 12% 1% 185
San Diego Metro Area 26% 25% 38% 10% 1% 162
San Francisco Metro Area 17% 19% 46% 14% 3% 258
Seattle Metro Area 19% 15% 45% 19% 2% 169
St. Louis Metro Area 24% 16% 46% 8% 6% 130
Tampa Metro Area 17% 12% 58% 12% 1% 164
Washington, DC Metro Area 29% 13% 42% 13% 4% 476

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