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

% of conservatives 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 Area54%45%1%1%218
Boston Metro Area37%57%6%< 1%109
Chicago Metro Area39%60%< 1%< 1%260
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area49%50%1%1%275
Detroit Metro Area53%42%2%2%127
Houston Metro Area46%52%1%1%197
Los Angeles Metro Area34%62%2%2%333
Miami Metro Area41%58%1%< 1%140
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area50%48%1%< 1%108
New York City Metro Area36%60%1%3%510
Philadelphia Metro Area45%55%< 1%< 1%196
Phoenix Metro Area53%37%4%6%153
Providence Metro Area42%58%< 1%< 1%100
Riverside, CA Metro Area50%49%< 1%< 1%139
San Diego Metro Area45%54%< 1%1%104
Tampa Metro Area49%51%< 1%< 1%107
Washington, DC Metro Area55%43%2%< 1%200
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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