Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about size of government (2014) Switch to: Views about size of government among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by parental status

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Views about size of government Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 10,235. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 27% 73% 10,235
Bigger government; more services 30% 70% 9,982
Depends 26% 74% 771
Don't know 23% 77% 893

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