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State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 161. 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 28% 72% 161
Alaska 33% 67% 176
Arizona 32% 68% 358
Arkansas 32% 68% 107
California 28% 72% 2,331
Colorado 30% 70% 310
Connecticut 25% 75% 272
Delaware 31% 69% 184
District of Columbia 21% 79% 214
Florida 25% 75% 1,074
Georgia 29% 71% 420
Hawaii 23% 77% 185
Idaho 30% 70% 155
Illinois 27% 73% 752
Indiana 33% 67% 300
Iowa 30% 70% 155
Kansas 32% 68% 142
Kentucky 27% 73% 156
Louisiana 28% 72% 192
Maine 21% 79% 204
Maryland 25% 75% 391
Massachusetts 26% 74% 512
Michigan 32% 68% 505
Minnesota 26% 74% 335
Missouri 29% 71% 320
Montana 22% 78% 163
Nebraska 43% 57% 154
Nevada 23% 77% 168
New Hampshire 21% 79% 201
New Jersey 32% 68% 525
New Mexico 28% 72% 158
New York 25% 75% 1,238
North Carolina 32% 68% 460
North Dakota 25% 75% 154
Ohio 31% 69% 549
Oklahoma 29% 71% 151
Oregon 33% 67% 252
Pennsylvania 29% 71% 716
Rhode Island 19% 81% 192
South Carolina 32% 68% 198
South Dakota 29% 71% 147
Tennessee 32% 68% 221
Texas 35% 65% 1,127
Utah 30% 70% 146
Vermont 24% 76% 230
Virginia 31% 69% 441
Washington 24% 76% 453
West Virginia 27% 73% 121
Wisconsin 31% 69% 335
Wyoming 33% 67% 149

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