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

% of women 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 Area41%58%< 1%< 1%258
Baltimore Metro Area30%70%< 1%< 1%126
Boston Metro Area22%74%3%1%249
Chicago Metro Area25%73%1%1%433
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area36%62%1%1%321
Detroit Metro Area43%54%2%1%196
Houston Metro Area33%65%< 1%2%246
Los Angeles Metro Area24%73%1%2%543
Miami Metro Area33%66%1%< 1%229
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area29%71%< 1%< 1%170
New York City Metro Area20%77%1%1%959
Philadelphia Metro Area30%69%< 1%1%373
Phoenix Metro Area38%56%2%4%173
Pittsburgh Metro Area32%64%1%3%143
Providence Metro Area23%74%1%2%191
Riverside, CA Metro Area35%62%< 1%2%188
San Diego Metro Area36%62%< 1%2%159
San Francisco Metro Area29%69%1%1%227
Seattle Metro Area26%72%2%< 1%164
St. Louis Metro Area30%66%2%1%144
Tampa Metro Area29%69%1%< 1%156
Washington, DC Metro Area27%71%1%< 1%437
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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