Educational distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by educational group

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State High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 163. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Alabama 58% 28% 8% 6% 163
Alaska 45% 30% 12% 14% 107
Arizona 47% 34% 10% 10% 208
Arkansas 54% 33% 9% 4% 124
California 48% 26% 15% 11% 1,624
Colorado 34% 32% 17% 17% 184
Connecticut 43% 21% 19% 17% 151
Delaware 47% 29% 12% 12% 126
District of Columbia 34% 18% 25% 23% 206
Florida 50% 28% 13% 9% 826
Georgia 56% 25% 10% 9% 366
Hawaii 41% 26% 18% 15% 123
Illinois 43% 30% 15% 12% 509
Indiana 47% 31% 13% 9% 227
Iowa 41% 34% 15% 10% 109
Kentucky 54% 27% 8% 11% 155
Louisiana 60% 27% 9% 4% 176
Maryland 35% 25% 20% 20% 298
Massachusetts 33% 29% 21% 18% 313
Michigan 45% 31% 13% 11% 351
Minnesota 35% 28% 23% 14% 195
Mississippi 49% 34% 13% 4% 115
Missouri 52% 23% 15% 9% 201
Nevada 58% 28% 8% 6% 104
New Hampshire 34% 24% 23% 20% 103
New Jersey 43% 23% 18% 15% 380
New Mexico 50% 32% 10% 7% 133
New York 44% 26% 19% 11% 938
North Carolina 44% 31% 14% 11% 380
Ohio 50% 28% 12% 9% 363
Oklahoma 52% 29% 10% 9% 121
Oregon 30% 36% 21% 13% 158
Pennsylvania 49% 27% 13% 10% 470
Rhode Island 42% 26% 22% 9% 122
South Carolina 53% 27% 12% 8% 184
Tennessee 57% 27% 10% 6% 205
Texas 55% 25% 12% 7% 1,011
Vermont 30% 29% 22% 19% 133
Virginia 39% 29% 14% 17% 307
Washington 37% 30% 20% 13% 273
Wisconsin 43% 24% 21% 13% 200

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