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

% of blacks who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Metro areaReligionPhilosophy/reasonCommon senseScienceDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area51%12%30%6%1%139
Chicago Metro Area36%8%51%5%< 1%133
New York City Metro Area34%10%46%7%3%265
Philadelphia Metro Area42%7%39%12%1%125
Washington, DC Metro Area43%7%42%5%3%233
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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