Sources of guidance on right and wrong among third generation immigrants or higher by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Metro areaReligionPhilosophy/reasonCommon senseScienceDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area45%11%35%7%2%417
Baltimore Metro Area32%10%49%6%3%209
Boston Metro Area14%12%57%14%3%343
Chicago Metro Area27%9%52%9%2%630
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area44%9%39%6%1%505
Detroit Metro Area30%7%54%7%3%309
Houston Metro Area43%10%41%6%1%360
Los Angeles Metro Area28%14%43%12%3%551
Miami Metro Area32%11%49%6%1%205
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area27%14%47%9%3%297
New York City Metro Area21%14%53%8%4%958
Philadelphia Metro Area26%11%50%12%2%578
Phoenix Metro Area35%11%44%9%1%312
Pittsburgh Metro Area26%8%55%9%3%219
Providence Metro Area23%13%54%9%1%263
Riverside, CA Metro Area38%8%46%7%2%231
San Diego Metro Area32%20%41%5%1%191
San Francisco Metro Area18%18%49%11%5%312
Seattle Metro Area22%16%48%12%2%255
St. Louis Metro Area32%12%46%6%4%242
Tampa Metro Area23%11%57%7%3%231
Washington, DC Metro Area31%10%44%11%4%632
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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