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

% of baby Boomers 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 Area48%50%1%1%165
Boston Metro Area34%63%3%< 1%172
Chicago Metro Area30%68%2%< 1%291
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area43%55%1%1%221
Detroit Metro Area40%59%2%< 1%159
Houston Metro Area35%64%< 1%< 1%163
Los Angeles Metro Area30%66%3%1%346
Miami Metro Area33%63%1%2%162
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area39%61%< 1%< 1%135
New York City Metro Area28%70%2%1%618
Philadelphia Metro Area38%60%< 1%1%261
Phoenix Metro Area46%42%4%7%149
Pittsburgh Metro Area42%58%< 1%< 1%109
Providence Metro Area44%56%< 1%< 1%155
Riverside, CA Metro Area38%57%2%3%116
San Diego Metro Area36%59%4%< 1%131
San Francisco Metro Area26%71%3%< 1%181
Seattle Metro Area30%68%1%1%122
St. Louis Metro Area34%64%1%< 1%105
Tampa Metro Area31%65%3%1%126
Washington, DC Metro Area33%65%2%< 1%310
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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