Gender composition 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 gender

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

Metro area Men Women 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 54% 46% 286
Baltimore Metro Area 56% 44% 124
Boston Metro Area 54% 46% 245
Chicago Metro Area 57% 43% 436
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 54% 46% 360
Detroit Metro Area 56% 44% 198
Houston Metro Area 54% 46% 288
Los Angeles Metro Area 55% 45% 496
Miami Metro Area 60% 40% 192
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 54% 46% 196
New York City Metro Area 54% 46% 729
Philadelphia Metro Area 53% 47% 364
Phoenix Metro Area 56% 44% 259
Pittsburgh Metro Area 52% 48% 144
Providence Metro Area 52% 48% 184
Riverside, CA Metro Area 56% 44% 184
San Diego Metro Area 54% 46% 156
San Francisco Metro Area 60% 40% 174
Seattle Metro Area 55% 45% 162
St. Louis Metro Area 53% 47% 151
Tampa Metro Area 53% 47% 162
Washington, DC Metro Area 63% 37% 375

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