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

% of republicans and Republican 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 49% 6% 37% 6% 1% 218
Boston Metro Area 23% 8% 50% 16% 3% 149
Chicago Metro Area 36% 8% 46% 8% 1% 280
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 52% 8% 36% 4% 1% 295
Detroit Metro Area 47% 5% 42% 6% < 1% 128
Houston Metro Area 47% 8% 38% 7% 1% 214
Los Angeles Metro Area 33% 10% 40% 13% 3% 340
Miami Metro Area 43% 12% 38% 6% 1% 142
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 37% 11% 45% 5% 2% 128
New York City Metro Area 34% 11% 45% 7% 3% 498
Philadelphia Metro Area 32% 8% 48% 11% 2% 227
Phoenix Metro Area 41% 9% 45% 3% 2% 180
Providence Metro Area 25% 13% 51% 11% < 1% 107
Riverside, CA Metro Area 44% 7% 41% 7% 2% 140
San Diego Metro Area 34% 13% 42% 9% 2% 112
Seattle Metro Area 41% 12% 39% 7% < 1% 101
Tampa Metro Area 30% 4% 54% 11% < 1% 120
Washington, DC Metro Area 36% 11% 45% 6% 2% 240

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