Sources of guidance on right and wrong among 18-29 year olds by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among 18-29 year olds by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of 18-29 year olds who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Metro areaReligionPhilosophy/reasonCommon senseScienceDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area32%19%39%8%1%106
Chicago Metro Area15%20%47%16%3%152
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area29%14%43%12%2%133
Houston Metro Area31%12%45%12%1%103
Los Angeles Metro Area20%19%44%16%1%214
New York City Metro Area25%19%44%11%1%250
Philadelphia Metro Area15%21%45%19%1%111
Washington, DC Metro Area31%11%44%10%3%157
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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