Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in Generation X by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults in Generation X by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 128. 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 44% 6% 38% 10% 3% 128
Boston Metro Area 13% 10% 49% 25% 2% 114
Chicago Metro Area 31% 9% 46% 13% 1% 190
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 48% 8% 36% 9% < 1% 147
Houston Metro Area 45% 4% 39% 11% 1% 130
Los Angeles Metro Area 27% 16% 43% 12% 2% 241
Miami Metro Area 26% 11% 47% 15% 1% 114
New York City Metro Area 25% 15% 48% 11% 1% 386
Philadelphia Metro Area 29% 6% 44% 19% 2% 143
San Francisco Metro Area 14% 17% 49% 18% 2% 106
Washington, DC Metro Area 33% 12% 37% 15% 2% 248

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