Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 66% 4% 24% 4% 1% 174
Chicago Metro Area 46% 7% 39% 7% 1% 210
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 64% 5% 25% 4% 2% 240
Detroit Metro Area 49% 7% 31% 11% 3% 121
Houston Metro Area 67% 7% 22% 3% 1% 189
Los Angeles Metro Area 54% 6% 29% 9% 3% 225
Miami Metro Area 44% 5% 44% 6% 2% 113
New York City Metro Area 49% 8% 33% 9% 1% 361
Philadelphia Metro Area 48% 3% 39% 9% 1% 145
Phoenix Metro Area 58% 3% 30% 8% 1% 102
Riverside, CA Metro Area 67% 2% 26% 3% 1% 106
Washington, DC Metro Area 58% 3% 30% 5% 4% 192

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