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State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 396. 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 29% 71% 396
Alaska 31% 69% 124
Arizona 27% 73% 334
Arkansas 35% 65% 217
California 35% 65% 1,659
Colorado 34% 66% 228
Connecticut 24% 76% 155
Delaware 37% 63% 147
District of Columbia 25% 75% 138
Florida 28% 72% 1,054
Georgia 32% 68% 624
Hawaii 34% 66% 134
Idaho 28% 72% 166
Illinois 32% 68% 694
Indiana 27% 73% 379
Iowa 35% 65% 184
Kansas 36% 64% 164
Kentucky 29% 71% 289
Louisiana 35% 65% 326
Maine 27% 73% 108
Maryland 22% 78% 325
Massachusetts 25% 75% 250
Michigan 27% 73% 510
Minnesota 30% 70% 281
Mississippi 30% 70% 232
Missouri 33% 67% 353
Montana 21% 79% 138
Nebraska 30% 70% 179
Nevada 29% 71% 132
New Hampshire 23% 77% 106
New Jersey 32% 68% 428
New Mexico 35% 65% 169
New York 28% 72% 879
North Carolina 29% 71% 636
North Dakota 27% 73% 197
Ohio 30% 70% 670
Oklahoma 29% 71% 251
Oregon 32% 68% 173
Pennsylvania 28% 72% 738
Rhode Island 27% 73% 149
South Carolina 30% 70% 345
South Dakota 29% 71% 175
Tennessee 35% 65% 475
Texas 36% 64% 1,601
Utah 38% 62% 191
Virginia 28% 72% 500
Washington 27% 73% 311
West Virginia 21% 79% 197
Wisconsin 31% 69% 276
Wyoming 28% 72% 166

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