Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by parental status

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State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 235. 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 26% 74% 235
Alaska 32% 68% 164
Arizona 33% 67% 353
Arkansas 29% 71% 158
California 29% 71% 2,199
Colorado 31% 69% 281
Connecticut 26% 74% 256
Delaware 37% 63% 183
District of Columbia 20% 80% 223
Florida 28% 72% 1,145
Georgia 32% 68% 536
Hawaii 27% 73% 208
Idaho 31% 69% 169
Illinois 25% 75% 771
Indiana 32% 68% 338
Iowa 30% 70% 189
Kansas 34% 66% 150
Kentucky 24% 76% 197
Louisiana 29% 71% 227
Maine 28% 72% 185
Maryland 28% 72% 412
Massachusetts 25% 75% 465
Michigan 29% 71% 544
Minnesota 28% 72% 342
Mississippi 31% 69% 146
Missouri 28% 72% 336
Montana 29% 71% 130
Nebraska 35% 65% 154
Nevada 16% 84% 160
New Hampshire 22% 78% 205
New Jersey 32% 68% 546
New Mexico 27% 73% 168
New York 25% 75% 1,271
North Carolina 27% 73% 567
North Dakota 22% 78% 160
Ohio 30% 70% 600
Oklahoma 33% 67% 192
Oregon 28% 72% 247
Pennsylvania 29% 71% 775
Rhode Island 22% 78% 203
South Carolina 28% 72% 264
South Dakota 26% 74% 152
Tennessee 33% 67% 318
Texas 36% 64% 1,397
Utah 31% 69% 158
Vermont 27% 73% 213
Virginia 32% 68% 509
Washington 24% 76% 469
West Virginia 28% 72% 130
Wisconsin 30% 70% 342
Wyoming 30% 70% 110

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