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

% of Catholics 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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Boston Metro Area 17% 8% 59% 15% 1% 154
Chicago Metro Area 25% 11% 49% 12% 3% 276
Los Angeles Metro Area 33% 10% 43% 11% 3% 290
Miami Metro Area 37% 11% 42% 10% < 1% 125
New York City Metro Area 27% 11% 49% 10% 3% 602
Philadelphia Metro Area 25% 10% 53% 11% 2% 203
Providence Metro Area 21% 10% 58% 8% 2% 169
Washington, DC Metro Area 39% 11% 40% 9% 1% 163

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