Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend services weekly or more by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who attend services weekly or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Metro areaReligionPhilosophy/reasonCommon senseScienceDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area71%6%20%3%1%227
Boston Metro Area35%2%53%9%1%125
Chicago Metro Area55%8%28%7%3%290
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area67%4%23%5%2%281
Detroit Metro Area60%2%29%5%5%123
Houston Metro Area66%6%23%3%2%222
Los Angeles Metro Area58%6%25%7%4%340
Miami Metro Area51%8%35%3%2%176
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area52%13%27%3%5%119
New York City Metro Area53%8%30%5%3%576
Philadelphia Metro Area57%7%28%6%2%248
Phoenix Metro Area65%4%28%2%1%148
Providence Metro Area47%11%32%8%2%118
Riverside, CA Metro Area70%5%17%5%3%134
San Diego Metro Area64%3%29%3%1%104
San Francisco Metro Area55%12%26%4%2%101
Tampa Metro Area51%6%36%5%2%113
Washington, DC Metro Area61%8%22%6%3%282
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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