Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among 50-64 year olds by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among 50-64 year olds by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of 50-64 year olds who say…

Metro areaThere are clear standards for what is right and wrongRight or wrong depends on the situationNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area46%52%1%1%136
Boston Metro Area35%61%4%< 1%134
Chicago Metro Area31%68%1%< 1%231
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area44%54%1%1%186
Detroit Metro Area38%60%2%< 1%131
Houston Metro Area34%65%< 1%< 1%136
Los Angeles Metro Area32%64%3%1%272
Miami Metro Area33%63%1%3%119
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area36%64%< 1%< 1%117
New York City Metro Area26%71%1%1%489
Philadelphia Metro Area40%59%< 1%1%205
Phoenix Metro Area47%40%3%9%117
Providence Metro Area48%52%< 1%< 1%113
San Diego Metro Area35%61%4%< 1%104
San Francisco Metro Area22%74%4%< 1%138
Tampa Metro Area32%63%4%1%102
Washington, DC Metro Area31%67%2%< 1%266
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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