Sources of guidance on right and wrong among nothing in particulars by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among nothing in particulars by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of nothing in particulars who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Metro areaReligionPhilosophy/reasonCommon senseScienceDon't knowSample size
Los Angeles Metro Area7%16%53%20%4%174
New York City Metro Area9%21%55%12%3%228
San Francisco Metro Area< 1%20%56%20%4%101
Washington, DC Metro Area20%15%47%17%1%143
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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