Views about environmental regulation among who believe in Heaven by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among who believe in Heaven by views about environmental protection

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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 = 385. 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 38% 59% 1% 3% 385
Baltimore Metro Area 40% 55% 1% 3% 160
Boston Metro Area 36% 56% 3% 5% 244
Chicago Metro Area 39% 58% 2% 1% 576
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 36% 59% 3% 2% 498
Detroit Metro Area 41% 53% 1% 5% 266
Houston Metro Area 42% 55% 1% 2% 366
Los Angeles Metro Area 36% 58% 2% 3% 648
Miami Metro Area 37% 59% 2% 2% 314
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 31% 64% 3% 2% 240
New York City Metro Area 33% 61% 2% 4% 1,122
Philadelphia Metro Area 33% 61% 3% 3% 479
Phoenix Metro Area 49% 48% < 1% 3% 277
Pittsburgh Metro Area 41% 54% < 1% 5% 190
Providence Metro Area 37% 59% 1% 3% 237
Riverside, CA Metro Area 40% 53% 2% 5% 268
San Diego Metro Area 45% 45% 5% 5% 205
San Francisco Metro Area 30% 64% 3% 2% 208
Seattle Metro Area 31% 63% 3% 3% 173
St. Louis Metro Area 42% 55% 1% 2% 199
Tampa Metro Area 38% 53% 2% 7% 218
Washington, DC Metro Area 30% 65% 2% 2% 561

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