Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is very important by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say religion is very important 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 = 302. 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 40% 55% 1% 3% 302
Baltimore Metro Area 37% 56% 2% 4% 128
Boston Metro Area 30% 59% 4% 7% 176
Chicago Metro Area 41% 56% 2% 1% 416
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 37% 57% 4% 2% 418
Detroit Metro Area 37% 54% 1% 7% 198
Houston Metro Area 42% 53% 3% 2% 303
Los Angeles Metro Area 37% 55% 3% 5% 496
Miami Metro Area 39% 54% 2% 5% 260
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 34% 63% < 1% 2% 147
New York City Metro Area 35% 58% 2% 5% 822
Philadelphia Metro Area 36% 55% 5% 4% 342
Phoenix Metro Area 48% 46% < 1% 5% 196
Pittsburgh Metro Area 42% 51% 1% 7% 132
Providence Metro Area 43% 52% < 1% 4% 164
Riverside, CA Metro Area 41% 53% 1% 4% 198
San Diego Metro Area 44% 46% 5% 4% 160
San Francisco Metro Area 32% 61% 4% 4% 144
Seattle Metro Area 32% 59% 5% 4% 131
St. Louis Metro Area 43% 53% 1% 3% 153
Tampa Metro Area 43% 51% 3% 3% 161
Washington, DC Metro Area 30% 65% 2% 3% 423

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