Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Metro areaReligionPhilosophy/reasonCommon senseScienceDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area38%9%40%12%1%132
Boston Metro Area13%12%53%20%2%116
Chicago Metro Area23%11%55%9%2%241
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area37%9%48%5%1%173
Detroit Metro Area32%8%42%18%< 1%104
Houston Metro Area35%11%40%12%1%137
Los Angeles Metro Area29%15%45%9%3%221
Miami Metro Area30%19%35%14%2%102
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area37%15%40%4%4%103
New York City Metro Area25%14%51%8%2%415
Philadelphia Metro Area23%10%50%15%1%184
Phoenix Metro Area40%12%39%8%< 1%122
Providence Metro Area22%10%53%15%< 1%100
San Francisco Metro Area18%24%41%15%2%114
Washington, DC Metro Area28%12%43%11%7%231
Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.

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