Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who pray daily by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily 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%322
Baltimore Metro Area33%64%1%2%132
Boston Metro Area33%62%4%2%176
Chicago Metro Area35%61%2%2%418
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area40%59%1%1%428
Detroit Metro Area50%44%3%3%209
Houston Metro Area37%60%1%2%305
Los Angeles Metro Area35%62%1%2%536
Miami Metro Area39%59%1%1%276
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area45%54%1%< 1%153
New York City Metro Area29%68%2%2%877
Philadelphia Metro Area38%61%< 1%1%377
Phoenix Metro Area48%45%3%3%207
Pittsburgh Metro Area38%57%2%3%144
Providence Metro Area38%58%1%2%168
Riverside, CA Metro Area47%49%2%2%222
San Diego Metro Area40%56%2%2%172
San Francisco Metro Area38%61%1%< 1%163
Seattle Metro Area38%59%2%1%135
St. Louis Metro Area45%53%1%1%157
Tampa Metro Area40%57%2%< 1%170
Washington, DC Metro Area36%61%2%< 1%435
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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