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

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who are…

State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 232. 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 33% 67% 232
Alaska 31% 69% 129
Arizona 21% 79% 264
Arkansas 39% 61% 141
California 30% 70% 1,263
Colorado 32% 68% 193
Connecticut 19% 81% 105
Florida 25% 75% 763
Georgia 33% 67% 382
Idaho 33% 67% 141
Illinois 29% 71% 485
Indiana 25% 75% 281
Iowa 32% 68% 123
Kansas 34% 66% 134
Kentucky 28% 72% 210
Louisiana 37% 63% 209
Maine 22% 78% 101
Maryland 23% 77% 199
Massachusetts 27% 73% 196
Michigan 28% 72% 348
Minnesota 28% 72% 192
Mississippi 29% 71% 140
Missouri 34% 66% 272
Montana 18% 82% 170
Nebraska 28% 72% 133
Nevada 36% 64% 133
New Jersey 23% 77% 281
New Mexico 30% 70% 121
New York 25% 75% 582
North Carolina 30% 70% 385
North Dakota 32% 68% 156
Ohio 30% 70% 461
Oklahoma 21% 79% 170
Oregon 31% 69% 148
Pennsylvania 25% 75% 528
South Carolina 30% 70% 205
South Dakota 26% 74% 146
Tennessee 33% 67% 298
Texas 34% 66% 978
Utah 36% 64% 131
Virginia 24% 76% 327
Washington 29% 71% 207
West Virginia 25% 75% 158
Wisconsin 30% 70% 225
Wyoming 34% 66% 176

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