Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among college graduates by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among college graduates by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of college graduates 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 Area44%54%1%< 1%138
Boston Metro Area21%76%3%1%156
Chicago Metro Area25%72%2%< 1%260
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area52%47%< 1%< 1%190
Houston Metro Area33%65%1%1%140
Los Angeles Metro Area27%72%1%1%306
Miami Metro Area30%65%3%2%126
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area34%65%1%< 1%132
New York City Metro Area24%75%1%< 1%498
Philadelphia Metro Area28%71%< 1%< 1%171
Phoenix Metro Area32%63%2%4%103
Providence Metro Area31%61%1%7%110
San Francisco Metro Area22%74%< 1%3%164
Seattle Metro Area44%54%1%1%102
Washington, DC Metro Area36%63%1%< 1%300
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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