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

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 Area27%71%2%< 1%224
Baltimore Metro Area21%77%1%2%135
Boston Metro Area15%82%3%< 1%286
Chicago Metro Area20%78%1%1%450
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area28%70%2%1%262
Detroit Metro Area32%66%2%1%190
Houston Metro Area23%75%2%< 1%222
Los Angeles Metro Area20%78%1%1%559
Miami Metro Area24%75%1%1%258
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area25%75%< 1%< 1%169
New York City Metro Area17%80%1%1%1,009
Philadelphia Metro Area27%72%< 1%1%409
Phoenix Metro Area25%66%< 1%9%151
Pittsburgh Metro Area21%79%< 1%< 1%126
Providence Metro Area22%75%3%< 1%177
Riverside, CA Metro Area30%65%< 1%4%157
San Diego Metro Area23%75%< 1%2%157
San Francisco Metro Area22%75%3%< 1%328
Seattle Metro Area23%75%1%< 1%176
St. Louis Metro Area24%76%< 1%< 1%135
Tampa Metro Area20%77%3%< 1%150
Washington, DC Metro Area21%78%< 1%< 1%565
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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