Gender composition 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 gender

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State Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 166. 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 38% 62% 166
Alaska 46% 54% 108
Arizona 42% 58% 209
Arkansas 38% 62% 124
California 44% 56% 1,638
Colorado 42% 58% 185
Connecticut 51% 49% 151
Delaware 49% 51% 126
District of Columbia 44% 56% 210
Florida 41% 59% 830
Georgia 41% 59% 370
Hawaii 45% 55% 123
Illinois 40% 60% 514
Indiana 39% 61% 228
Iowa 43% 57% 110
Kentucky 35% 65% 157
Louisiana 38% 62% 176
Maryland 34% 66% 301
Massachusetts 42% 58% 314
Michigan 39% 61% 354
Minnesota 45% 55% 196
Mississippi 35% 65% 115
Missouri 44% 56% 201
Nevada 45% 55% 104
New Hampshire 42% 58% 103
New Jersey 43% 57% 382
New Mexico 48% 52% 134
New York 42% 58% 946
North Carolina 40% 60% 381
Ohio 38% 62% 363
Oklahoma 37% 63% 121
Oregon 39% 61% 158
Pennsylvania 38% 62% 472
Rhode Island 42% 58% 124
South Carolina 37% 63% 184
Tennessee 43% 57% 206
Texas 43% 57% 1,016
Vermont 50% 50% 134
Virginia 34% 66% 309
Washington 42% 58% 274
Wisconsin 41% 59% 201

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