Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Metro areaReligionPhilosophy/reasonCommon senseScienceDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area17%19%45%18%1%148
Baltimore Metro Area12%20%54%14%< 1%109
Boston Metro Area6%14%49%30%1%259
Chicago Metro Area11%17%54%16%2%371
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area18%14%50%17%1%167
Detroit Metro Area13%11%63%13%< 1%123
Houston Metro Area13%16%52%17%< 1%161
Los Angeles Metro Area13%20%45%20%2%463
Miami Metro Area16%15%51%17%1%173
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area5%24%55%15%1%125
New York City Metro Area9%18%56%14%2%746
Philadelphia Metro Area7%15%57%21%< 1%279
Phoenix Metro Area8%20%50%21%1%143
Providence Metro Area5%13%58%21%3%142
Riverside, CA Metro Area11%13%61%15%< 1%123
San Diego Metro Area6%29%47%16%1%138
San Francisco Metro Area5%27%47%17%5%297
Seattle Metro Area6%18%53%23%< 1%167
Tampa Metro Area5%15%53%24%4%112
Washington, DC Metro Area7%17%47%24%5%391
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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