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

% of women 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 = 258. 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 53% 8% 30% 8% 1% 258
Baltimore Metro Area 32% 14% 41% 11% 3% 126
Boston Metro Area 16% 8% 55% 17% 3% 249
Chicago Metro Area 30% 12% 45% 11% 1% 433
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 48% 6% 36% 8% 2% 321
Detroit Metro Area 33% 7% 51% 8% 2% 196
Houston Metro Area 47% 9% 36% 8% 1% 246
Los Angeles Metro Area 34% 13% 40% 12% 2% 543
Miami Metro Area 31% 11% 46% 10% 1% 229
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 28% 14% 48% 6% 4% 170
New York City Metro Area 30% 13% 46% 7% 4% 959
Philadelphia Metro Area 27% 11% 51% 8% 3% 373
Phoenix Metro Area 35% 11% 45% 9% 1% 173
Pittsburgh Metro Area 31% 6% 50% 10% 3% 143
Providence Metro Area 25% 8% 56% 6% 4% 191
Riverside, CA Metro Area 39% 8% 46% 5% 2% 188
San Diego Metro Area 35% 10% 43% 10% 1% 159
San Francisco Metro Area 19% 19% 47% 11% 4% 227
Seattle Metro Area 27% 18% 44% 9% 2% 164
St. Louis Metro Area 40% 9% 44% 4% 3% 144
Tampa Metro Area 30% 11% 48% 9% 3% 156
Washington, DC Metro Area 35% 12% 37% 13% 3% 437

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