Gender composition among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by gender

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State Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 314. 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% 42% 314
Alaska 58% 42% 183
Arizona 53% 47% 410
Arkansas 56% 44% 172
California 55% 45% 1,784
Colorado 55% 45% 278
Connecticut 47% 53% 196
Delaware 44% 56% 146
Florida 57% 43% 1,035
Georgia 54% 46% 528
Hawaii 55% 45% 160
Idaho 53% 47% 209
Illinois 56% 44% 721
Indiana 57% 43% 383
Iowa 55% 45% 201
Kansas 52% 48% 204
Kentucky 59% 41% 245
Louisiana 56% 44% 262
Maine 56% 44% 180
Maryland 58% 42% 298
Massachusetts 55% 45% 325
Michigan 55% 45% 545
Minnesota 51% 49% 331
Mississippi 54% 46% 178
Missouri 53% 47% 402
Montana 57% 43% 215
Nebraska 50% 50% 202
Nevada 54% 46% 194
New Hampshire 52% 48% 180
New Jersey 54% 46% 437
New Mexico 49% 51% 153
New York 54% 46% 882
North Carolina 57% 43% 559
North Dakota 62% 38% 233
Ohio 54% 46% 682
Oklahoma 58% 42% 240
Oregon 57% 43% 228
Pennsylvania 55% 45% 793
Rhode Island 48% 52% 155
South Carolina 58% 42% 271
South Dakota 51% 49% 212
Tennessee 52% 48% 407
Texas 55% 45% 1,330
Utah 55% 45% 222
Vermont 49% 51% 143
Virginia 57% 43% 516
Washington 54% 46% 386
West Virginia 58% 42% 188
Wisconsin 55% 45% 369
Wyoming 56% 44% 230

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