Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by views about environmental protection

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm 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 = 242. 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 21% 78% 1% 1% 242
Baltimore Metro Area 17% 80% 2% < 1% 133
Boston Metro Area 15% 82% 2% 1% 294
Chicago Metro Area 26% 71% 2% 1% 489
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 23% 74% 2% < 1% 296
Detroit Metro Area 28% 65% 2% 5% 186
Houston Metro Area 32% 65% 2% 1% 239
Los Angeles Metro Area 23% 75% < 1% 2% 609
Miami Metro Area 25% 73% 2% 1% 262
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 13% 86% < 1% 1% 196
New York City Metro Area 21% 74% 1% 4% 1,021
Philadelphia Metro Area 25% 71% 2% 3% 409
Phoenix Metro Area 25% 74% < 1% 1% 167
Pittsburgh Metro Area 26% 69% < 1% 4% 119
Providence Metro Area 20% 78% 2% 1% 195
Riverside, CA Metro Area 29% 64% 2% 4% 189
San Diego Metro Area 25% 69% 3% 3% 169
San Francisco Metro Area 19% 79% 2% 1% 338
Seattle Metro Area 16% 81% 2% 1% 207
St. Louis Metro Area 27% 70% 1% 3% 138
Tampa Metro Area 22% 71% 2% 5% 159
Washington, DC Metro Area 15% 82% < 1% 3% 576

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