Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 17% 19% 45% 18% 1% 148
Baltimore Metro Area 12% 20% 54% 14% < 1% 109
Boston Metro Area 6% 14% 49% 30% 1% 259
Chicago Metro Area 11% 17% 54% 16% 2% 371
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 18% 14% 50% 17% 1% 167
Detroit Metro Area 13% 11% 63% 13% < 1% 123
Houston Metro Area 13% 16% 52% 17% < 1% 161
Los Angeles Metro Area 13% 20% 45% 20% 2% 463
Miami Metro Area 16% 15% 51% 17% 1% 173
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 5% 24% 55% 15% 1% 125
New York City Metro Area 9% 18% 56% 14% 2% 746
Philadelphia Metro Area 7% 15% 57% 21% < 1% 279
Phoenix Metro Area 8% 20% 50% 21% 1% 143
Providence Metro Area 5% 13% 58% 21% 3% 142
Riverside, CA Metro Area 11% 13% 61% 15% < 1% 123
San Diego Metro Area 6% 29% 47% 16% 1% 138
San Francisco Metro Area 5% 27% 47% 17% 5% 297
Seattle Metro Area 6% 18% 53% 23% < 1% 167
Tampa Metro Area 5% 15% 53% 24% 4% 112
Washington, DC Metro Area 7% 17% 47% 24% 5% 391

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