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

% of parents 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 Area42%56%2%1%140
Boston Metro Area32%64%3%2%106
Chicago Metro Area28%71%1%< 1%202
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area37%61%< 1%1%191
Houston Metro Area35%64%< 1%1%150
Los Angeles Metro Area30%65%2%3%253
Miami Metro Area37%61%2%1%131
New York City Metro Area21%76%1%1%418
Philadelphia Metro Area28%71%< 1%1%174
Riverside, CA Metro Area41%55%1%3%109
San Francisco Metro Area35%63%2%< 1%101
Washington, DC Metro Area35%63%1%1%257
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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