Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend services weekly or more by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about environmental protection

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say…

State Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 279. 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 50% 42% 2% 6% 279
Arizona 48% 43% 4% 4% 238
Arkansas 50% 45% 4% 1% 144
California 41% 52% 3% 5% 1,126
Colorado 45% 49% 2% 4% 155
Connecticut 32% 66% < 1% 1% 111
Delaware 47% 43% 5% 5% 110
Florida 43% 51% 2% 4% 733
Georgia 40% 54% 3% 4% 429
Idaho 49% 47% < 1% 4% 123
Illinois 43% 53% 2% 2% 507
Indiana 49% 47% 2% 3% 269
Iowa 37% 54% 6% 3% 131
Kansas 41% 50% 4% 5% 126
Kentucky 61% 33% 2% 3% 197
Louisiana 47% 47% 3% 3% 223
Maryland 42% 54% < 1% 3% 222
Massachusetts 31% 57% 5% 7% 172
Michigan 45% 42% 6% 7% 367
Minnesota 42% 52% 1% 5% 218
Mississippi 49% 44% 5% 2% 162
Missouri 46% 48% 3% 3% 253
Montana 64% 31% 5% < 1% 108
Nebraska 46% 45% 1% 8% 135
New Jersey 37% 56% 1% 6% 315
New Mexico 44% 50% 3% 3% 118
New York 34% 58% 3% 5% 612
North Carolina 43% 47% 4% 6% 441
North Dakota 54% 38% 3% 4% 128
Ohio 47% 47% 3% 2% 470
Oklahoma 44% 49% 2% 4% 172
Oregon 51% 43% 3% 3% 118
Pennsylvania 48% 48% 3% 2% 513
Rhode Island 34% 62% 2% 2% 108
South Carolina 50% 47% 1% 2% 242
South Dakota 53% 45% 1% 1% 122
Tennessee 46% 46% 4% 5% 364
Texas 43% 51% 3% 4% 1,096
Utah 53% 36% 9% 2% 175
Virginia 47% 49% 2% 2% 393
Washington 37% 56% 5% 3% 218
West Virginia 58% 36% 4% 2% 146
Wisconsin 44% 51% 1% 4% 189
Wyoming 61% 33% 2% 3% 118

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