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

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 39% 13% 36% 9% 3% 224
Baltimore Metro Area 28% 13% 47% 10% 2% 135
Boston Metro Area 14% 11% 54% 18% 3% 286
Chicago Metro Area 19% 14% 52% 13% 2% 450
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 37% 9% 41% 11% 1% 262
Detroit Metro Area 19% 9% 56% 13% 3% 190
Houston Metro Area 37% 12% 39% 12% 1% 222
Los Angeles Metro Area 25% 15% 45% 13% 2% 559
Miami Metro Area 21% 14% 52% 13% 1% 258
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 15% 19% 50% 12% 3% 169
New York City Metro Area 22% 17% 47% 12% 3% 1,009
Philadelphia Metro Area 23% 14% 49% 14% 1% 409
Phoenix Metro Area 21% 13% 47% 18% 1% 151
Pittsburgh Metro Area 23% 10% 47% 18% 2% 126
Providence Metro Area 18% 9% 57% 16% 1% 177
Riverside, CA Metro Area 35% 9% 44% 11% 1% 157
San Diego Metro Area 25% 22% 39% 13% 1% 157
San Francisco Metro Area 14% 22% 44% 16% 4% 328
Seattle Metro Area 10% 21% 43% 23% 3% 176
St. Louis Metro Area 25% 13% 50% 8% 4% 135
Tampa Metro Area 22% 11% 52% 11% 4% 150
Washington, DC Metro Area 27% 14% 38% 18% 4% 565

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