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

% of men 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 Area36%62%1%< 1%252
Baltimore Metro Area28%68%2%2%124
Boston Metro Area27%71%1%1%249
Chicago Metro Area32%67%1%1%434
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area39%59%2%< 1%338
Detroit Metro Area36%60%1%2%178
Houston Metro Area33%64%3%< 1%268
Los Angeles Metro Area30%67%2%1%533
Miami Metro Area30%67%1%2%254
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area33%66%1%< 1%172
New York City Metro Area27%70%1%2%827
Philadelphia Metro Area38%61%< 1%1%349
Phoenix Metro Area35%56%3%5%224
Pittsburgh Metro Area34%65%< 1%1%109
Providence Metro Area41%57%2%1%160
Riverside, CA Metro Area42%55%2%1%185
San Diego Metro Area25%71%3%1%162
San Francisco Metro Area24%71%4%1%258
Seattle Metro Area34%65%1%< 1%169
St. Louis Metro Area38%62%< 1%< 1%130
Tampa Metro Area36%61%2%< 1%164
Washington, DC Metro Area32%67%1%< 1%476
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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