Belief in Hell among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …in hell

Metro area Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 192. 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 67% 28% 5% 192
Baltimore Metro Area 44% 51% 5% 109
Boston Metro Area 31% 58% 11% 206
Chicago Metro Area 55% 37% 8% 377
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 62% 33% 5% 251
Detroit Metro Area 60% 33% 7% 151
Houston Metro Area 69% 25% 7% 195
Los Angeles Metro Area 56% 35% 9% 507
Miami Metro Area 53% 39% 8% 253
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 46% 46% 8% 125
New York City Metro Area 52% 40% 7% 925
Philadelphia Metro Area 47% 41% 12% 304
Phoenix Metro Area 48% 47% 4% 123
Providence Metro Area 41% 50% 9% 139
Riverside, CA Metro Area 61% 32% 6% 165
San Diego Metro Area 53% 37% 10% 140
San Francisco Metro Area 35% 59% 6% 260
Seattle Metro Area 26% 66% 8% 142
St. Louis Metro Area 65% 31% 4% 104
Tampa Metro Area 54% 38% 8% 131
Washington, DC Metro Area 50% 45% 6% 483

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