Parent of children under 18 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 parental status

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

Metro area Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 284. 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 30% 70% 284
Baltimore Metro Area 27% 73% 124
Boston Metro Area 25% 75% 244
Chicago Metro Area 28% 72% 436
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 36% 64% 360
Detroit Metro Area 24% 76% 198
Houston Metro Area 31% 69% 285
Los Angeles Metro Area 25% 75% 491
Miami Metro Area 28% 72% 191
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 33% 67% 196
New York City Metro Area 23% 77% 723
Philadelphia Metro Area 26% 74% 363
Phoenix Metro Area 28% 72% 258
Pittsburgh Metro Area 19% 81% 144
Providence Metro Area 27% 73% 184
Riverside, CA Metro Area 27% 73% 184
San Diego Metro Area 24% 76% 155
San Francisco Metro Area 25% 75% 173
Seattle Metro Area 28% 72% 161
St. Louis Metro Area 26% 74% 150
Tampa Metro Area 24% 76% 161
Washington, DC Metro Area 28% 72% 375

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