Views about environmental regulation among adults in the Northeast

% of adults in the Northeast who say…

Survey year 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 = 6,516. 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.
2014 33% 62% 2% 3% 6,516
2007 28% 65% 3% 5% 6,556

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Views about environmental regulation among adults in the Northeast by religious group

% of adults in the Northeast who say…

Religious tradition 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 = 0. 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.
Catholic 38% 56% 2% 4% 2,023
Evangelical Protestant 43% 52% 2% 3% 759
Historically Black Protestant 35% 58% 3% 4% 247
Jewish 26% 70% 3% 2% 350
Mainline Protestant 36% 60% 2% 2% 1,131
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 23% 73% 2% 3% 1,499

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who are ages…

Views about environmental regulation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,008. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 19% 31% 30% 20% 2,008
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 23% 34% 26% 17% 4,040
Neither/both equally 7% 38% 30% 25% 137
Don't know 13% 35% 20% 32% 175

Generational cohort among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Views about environmental regulation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,008. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 12% 12% 25% 35% 13% 1% 2,008
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 15% 14% 28% 31% 10% 1% 4,040
Neither/both equally 6% 9% 30% 33% 16% 6% 137
Don't know 10% 11% 27% 25% 21% 6% 175

Gender composition among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Views about environmental regulation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 53% 47% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 45% 55% 4,133
Neither/both equally 51% 49% 144
Don't know 36% 64% 183

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who identify as…

Views about environmental regulation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,023. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 72% 9% 4% 12% 3% 2,023
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 70% 11% 4% 11% 4% 4,071
Neither/both equally 58% 17% 4% 15% 5% 136
Don't know 64% 10% 3% 21% 2% 176

Immigrant status among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Views about environmental regulation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,014. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 17% 14% 70% 2,014
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 17% 15% 69% 4,076
Neither/both equally 20% 15% 65% 141
Don't know 25% 15% 60% 175

Income distribution among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who have a household income of…

Views about environmental regulation Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,700. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 36% 20% 25% 20% 1,700
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 28% 19% 28% 25% 3,589
Neither/both equally 38% 18% 24% 20% 101
Don't know 48% 17% 28% 7% 123

Educational distribution among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who have completed…

Views about environmental regulation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,041. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 50% 27% 14% 9% 2,041
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 34% 28% 21% 17% 4,110
Neither/both equally 43% 36% 11% 10% 142
Don't know 59% 21% 14% 6% 182

Marital status among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Views about environmental regulation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,041. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 49% 6% 12% 7% 25% 2,041
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 46% 8% 11% 6% 29% 4,113
Neither/both equally 46% 12% 10% 12% 19% 139
Don't know 35% 7% 14% 15% 29% 179

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Views about environmental regulation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,045. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 25% 75% 2,045
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 27% 73% 4,119
Neither/both equally 20% 80% 143
Don't know 29% 71% 183

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who say they…

Views about environmental regulation Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 64% 21% 5% 1% 6% 2% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 50% 23% 8% 1% 15% 3% 4,133
Neither/both equally 60% 21% 5% 3% 8% 3% 144
Don't know 60% 20% 4% 5% 9% 3% 183

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who say religion is…

Views about environmental regulation Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 53% 27% 10% 9% < 1% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 40% 28% 15% 17% 1% 4,133
Neither/both equally 49% 31% 8% 8% 4% 144
Don't know 58% 16% 11% 11% 4% 183

Attendance at religious services among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who attend religious services…

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 34% 36% 29% 1% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 27% 34% 39% < 1% 4,133
Neither/both equally 35% 32% 30% 3% 144
Don't know 41% 23% 31% 5% 183

Frequency of prayer among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who pray…

Views about environmental regulation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 54% 16% 6% 23% 1% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 44% 16% 7% 32% 1% 4,133
Neither/both equally 58% 10% 6% 24% 3% 144
Don't know 61% 6% 4% 24% 5% 183

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who attend prayer group…

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 22% 7% 8% 63% 1% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 15% 7% 7% 70% < 1% 4,133
Neither/both equally 17% 12% 6% 62% 3% 144
Don't know 25% 8% 4% 60% 3% 183

Frequency of meditation among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who meditate…

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 37% 8% 4% 48% 2% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 36% 10% 5% 48% 1% 4,133
Neither/both equally 48% 4% 2% 39% 7% 144
Don't know 42% 5% 4% 43% 6% 183

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 54% 15% 10% 20% 1% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 51% 17% 11% 20% 1% 4,133
Neither/both equally 65% 13% 7% 9% 6% 144
Don't know 56% 8% 11% 18% 8% 183

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 42% 15% 12% 29% 1% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 46% 17% 14% 22% 1% 4,133
Neither/both equally 51% 15% 8% 21% 5% 144
Don't know 46% 10% 9% 29% 5% 183

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about environmental regulation Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 34% 7% 49% 8% 2% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 20% 15% 51% 13% 2% 4,133
Neither/both equally 29% 9% 41% 9% 11% 144
Don't know 30% 4% 44% 8% 15% 183

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who say…

Views about environmental regulation There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 38% 59% 1% 1% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 24% 74% 1% 1% 4,133
Neither/both equally 30% 62% 6% 2% 144
Don't know 24% 63% 1% 12% 183

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who read scripture…

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 30% 9% 9% 51% 1% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 23% 8% 8% 60% 1% 4,133
Neither/both equally 27% 16% 6% 48% 4% 144
Don't know 38% 5% 10% 43% 4% 183

Interpreting scripture among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who say the holy scripture is…

Views about environmental regulation Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 32% 29% 2% 31% 7% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 18% 24% 2% 49% 7% 4,133
Neither/both equally 25% 16% 5% 29% 25% 144
Don't know 32% 18% 10% 23% 17% 183

Belief in Heaven among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who …in heaven

Views about environmental regulation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 76% 16% 7% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 62% 31% 7% 4,133
Neither/both equally 57% 25% 18% 144
Don't know 66% 19% 15% 183

Belief in Hell among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who …in hell

Views about environmental regulation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 60% 31% 9% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 44% 48% 8% 4,133
Neither/both equally 38% 38% 23% 144
Don't know 45% 32% 23% 183

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who identify as…

Views about environmental regulation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 49% 19% 32% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 22% 16% 62% 4,133
Neither/both equally 30% 32% 38% 144
Don't know 25% 36% 39% 183

Political ideology among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Views about environmental regulation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 48% 31% 15% 7% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 21% 37% 37% 5% 4,133
Neither/both equally 25% 40% 23% 12% 144
Don't know 34% 28% 16% 22% 183

Views about size of government among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who would rather have…

Views about environmental regulation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 62% 34% 1% 2% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 41% 53% 3% 4% 4,133
Neither/both equally 43% 26% 20% 11% 144
Don't know 29% 42% 6% 24% 183

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who say government aid to the poor…

Views about environmental regulation Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 60% 36% 3% 1% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 32% 63% 4% 2% 4,133
Neither/both equally 41% 36% 18% 6% 144
Don't know 24% 47% 10% 19% 183

Views about abortion among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who say abortion should be…

Views about environmental regulation Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 47% 49% 4% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 71% 25% 3% 4,133
Neither/both equally 55% 29% 16% 144
Don't know 38% 42% 20% 183

Views about homosexuality among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who say homosexuality…

Views about environmental regulation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 58% 35% 4% 4% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 79% 16% 3% 2% 4,133
Neither/both equally 52% 21% 20% 7% 144
Don't know 53% 22% 6% 20% 183

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who …same-sex marriage

Views about environmental regulation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 46% 45% 9% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 73% 22% 5% 4,133
Neither/both equally 48% 26% 26% 144
Don't know 35% 35% 30% 183

Views about human evolution among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Northeast who say humans…

Views about environmental regulation Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,056. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 28% 25% 4% 40% 4% 2,056
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 46% 23% 4% 24% 3% 4,133
Neither/both equally 24% 18% 12% 33% 12% 144
Don't know 31% 7% 9% 26% 26% 183