Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among Evangelical Protestants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Metro areaReligionPhilosophy/reasonCommon senseScienceDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area66%5%21%5%3%169
Chicago Metro Area53%5%32%10%< 1%133
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area69%7%21%2%1%248
Houston Metro Area60%5%29%5%1%148
Los Angeles Metro Area59%6%26%6%3%196
New York City Metro Area65%10%20%1%3%139
Phoenix Metro Area56%5%35%2%2%104
Riverside, CA Metro Area68%1%28%< 1%2%115
Washington, DC Metro Area50%12%29%8%< 1%113
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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