Views about environmental regulation among 50-64 year olds by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among 50-64 year olds by views about environmental protection

% of 50-64 year olds who say…

Metro area Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 136. 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 35% 63% 1% 1% 136
Boston Metro Area 39% 55% 3% 3% 134
Chicago Metro Area 39% 58% 2% 1% 231
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 40% 57% 2% 2% 186
Detroit Metro Area 31% 60% 5% 4% 131
Houston Metro Area 46% 50% 2% 1% 136
Los Angeles Metro Area 35% 59% 2% 4% 272
Miami Metro Area 37% 59% 3% 1% 119
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 38% 55% < 1% 7% 117
New York City Metro Area 31% 64% 2% 3% 489
Philadelphia Metro Area 30% 65% 3% 1% 205
Phoenix Metro Area 56% 43% 1% 1% 117
Providence Metro Area 36% 61% 2% 1% 113
San Diego Metro Area 37% 54% 6% 3% 104
San Francisco Metro Area 19% 77% 3% 2% 138
Tampa Metro Area 39% 50% 2% 8% 102
Washington, DC Metro Area 28% 66% 1% 5% 266

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