Belief in Heaven among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who …in heaven

Metro area Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 286. 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.
Atlanta Metro Area 74% 16% 10% 286
Baltimore Metro Area 66% 25% 9% 124
Boston Metro Area 57% 34% 9% 245
Chicago Metro Area 73% 22% 6% 436
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 77% 15% 8% 360
Detroit Metro Area 76% 17% 8% 198
Houston Metro Area 74% 18% 8% 288
Los Angeles Metro Area 62% 29% 9% 496
Miami Metro Area 70% 24% 7% 192
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 71% 23% 6% 196
New York City Metro Area 68% 25% 7% 729
Philadelphia Metro Area 63% 31% 6% 364
Phoenix Metro Area 76% 16% 8% 259
Pittsburgh Metro Area 80% 17% 3% 144
Providence Metro Area 69% 25% 6% 184
Riverside, CA Metro Area 68% 24% 8% 184
San Diego Metro Area 64% 29% 8% 156
San Francisco Metro Area 58% 32% 9% 174
Seattle Metro Area 58% 36% 5% 162
St. Louis Metro Area 70% 24% 7% 151
Tampa Metro Area 62% 27% 11% 162
Washington, DC Metro Area 68% 24% 9% 375

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