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

% of liberals 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 Area22%77%1%< 1%105
Boston Metro Area12%86%2%< 1%193
Chicago Metro Area15%83%1%2%256
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area26%72%1%1%123
Detroit Metro Area25%70%3%2%100
Houston Metro Area26%71%3%< 1%111
Los Angeles Metro Area20%77%2%2%331
Miami Metro Area26%72%2%1%146
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area13%87%< 1%< 1%102
New York City Metro Area17%82%1%1%550
Philadelphia Metro Area23%76%< 1%1%208
Providence Metro Area18%76%3%4%101
San Francisco Metro Area14%84%1%1%218
Seattle Metro Area16%84%< 1%< 1%124
Washington, DC Metro Area14%86%< 1%< 1%300
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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