Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say humans always existed in present form by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say humans always existed in present form by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 59% 3% 32% 3% 3% 186
Chicago Metro Area 45% 7% 40% 8% < 1% 206
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 60% 5% 29% 6% 1% 248
Detroit Metro Area 48% 5% 38% 6% 3% 127
Houston Metro Area 59% 5% 29% 6% 1% 191
Los Angeles Metro Area 42% 7% 42% 8% 1% 277
Miami Metro Area 46% 7% 41% 6% < 1% 123
New York City Metro Area 45% 11% 34% 7% 2% 436
Philadelphia Metro Area 49% 3% 38% 9% 1% 196
Phoenix Metro Area 53% 5% 34% 6% 2% 120
Riverside, CA Metro Area 60% 1% 35% 3% 2% 130
Tampa Metro Area 40% 9% 48% 2% 1% 112
Washington, DC Metro Area 60% 5% 28% 7% 1% 202

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