Income distribution among adults in the West by views about environmental protection (2014) Switch to: Views about environmental regulation among adults in the West by household income

% of adults in the West 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 = 2,788. 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% 21% 25% 20% 2,788
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 33% 20% 26% 21% 4,321
Neither/both equally 32% 22% 25% 20% 191
Don't know 61% 19% 11% 9% 171

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