Views about environmental regulation among parents by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among parents by views about environmental protection

% of parents 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 = 140. 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 45% 54% 2% < 1% 140
Boston Metro Area 33% 64% < 1% 3% 106
Chicago Metro Area 36% 61% 3% < 1% 202
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 34% 61% 4% 1% 191
Houston Metro Area 38% 59% 1% 2% 150
Los Angeles Metro Area 32% 62% 3% 3% 253
Miami Metro Area 36% 61% 2% 2% 131
New York City Metro Area 25% 69% 1% 5% 418
Philadelphia Metro Area 30% 62% 5% 3% 174
Riverside, CA Metro Area 31% 64% 2% 3% 109
San Francisco Metro Area 30% 64% 1% 5% 101
Washington, DC Metro Area 27% 66% 4% 3% 257

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