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

% of Catholics who say…

Metro areaThere are clear standards for what is right and wrongRight or wrong depends on the situationNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Boston Metro Area28%68%4%< 1%154
Chicago Metro Area26%72%1%< 1%276
Los Angeles Metro Area26%70%2%1%290
Miami Metro Area41%57%1%1%125
New York City Metro Area25%73%1%2%602
Philadelphia Metro Area33%67%< 1%< 1%203
Providence Metro Area28%69%2%1%169
Washington, DC Metro Area42%57%1%< 1%163
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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