Belief in Hell 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 hell

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

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 63% 29% 8% 286
Baltimore Metro Area 49% 38% 12% 124
Boston Metro Area 42% 49% 9% 245
Chicago Metro Area 56% 36% 8% 436
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 65% 27% 8% 360
Detroit Metro Area 60% 35% 5% 198
Houston Metro Area 64% 30% 6% 288
Los Angeles Metro Area 45% 47% 7% 496
Miami Metro Area 61% 33% 6% 192
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 57% 36% 7% 196
New York City Metro Area 46% 44% 10% 729
Philadelphia Metro Area 48% 45% 6% 364
Phoenix Metro Area 59% 30% 12% 259
Pittsburgh Metro Area 62% 31% 7% 144
Providence Metro Area 45% 42% 13% 184
Riverside, CA Metro Area 58% 31% 10% 184
San Diego Metro Area 55% 37% 8% 156
San Francisco Metro Area 44% 45% 12% 174
Seattle Metro Area 43% 50% 8% 162
St. Louis Metro Area 61% 33% 6% 151
Tampa Metro Area 48% 43% 9% 162
Washington, DC Metro Area 57% 37% 6% 375

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