Party affiliation among who believe in Heaven by views about size of government (2014) Switch to: Views about size of government among who believe in Heaven by political party

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Views about size of government Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 14,019. 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 60% 15% 25% 14,019
Bigger government; more services 20% 19% 60% 8,798
Depends 23% 29% 48% 667
Don't know 22% 35% 43% 853

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