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State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 196. 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 30% 70% 196
Alaska 32% 68% 192
Arizona 30% 70% 410
Arkansas 38% 62% 137
California 28% 72% 2,569
Colorado 32% 68% 337
Connecticut 23% 77% 290
Delaware 31% 69% 209
District of Columbia 25% 75% 229
Florida 27% 73% 1,279
Georgia 30% 70% 519
Hawaii 23% 77% 214
Idaho 29% 71% 185
Illinois 25% 75% 849
Indiana 31% 69% 359
Iowa 30% 70% 184
Kansas 35% 65% 169
Kentucky 26% 74% 185
Louisiana 32% 68% 246
Maine 23% 77% 218
Maryland 28% 72% 433
Massachusetts 26% 74% 572
Michigan 30% 70% 594
Minnesota 26% 74% 362
Mississippi 30% 70% 120
Missouri 31% 69% 369
Montana 24% 76% 186
Nebraska 37% 63% 187
Nevada 26% 74% 204
New Hampshire 22% 78% 217
New Jersey 29% 71% 622
New Mexico 26% 74% 188
New York 25% 75% 1,395
North Carolina 30% 70% 550
North Dakota 28% 72% 183
Ohio 30% 70% 657
Oklahoma 29% 71% 180
Oregon 31% 69% 278
Pennsylvania 28% 72% 854
Rhode Island 19% 81% 224
South Carolina 31% 69% 251
South Dakota 28% 72% 181
Tennessee 31% 69% 262
Texas 36% 64% 1,363
Utah 28% 72% 168
Vermont 24% 76% 238
Virginia 31% 69% 536
Washington 24% 76% 496
West Virginia 29% 71% 143
Wisconsin 32% 68% 381
Wyoming 32% 68% 162

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