Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 235. 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 52% 43% 2% 3% 235
Baltimore Metro Area 54% 41% < 1% 5% 102
Boston Metro Area 53% 42% 2% 2% 181
Chicago Metro Area 51% 46% 2% 1% 334
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 46% 49% 3% 1% 318
Detroit Metro Area 47% 49% 1% 3% 163
Houston Metro Area 46% 50% 2% 2% 247
Los Angeles Metro Area 46% 47% 4% 3% 399
Miami Metro Area 46% 50% < 1% 3% 189
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 56% 37% 5% 2% 128
New York City Metro Area 43% 53% 2% 2% 642
Philadelphia Metro Area 41% 54% 4% 2% 274
Phoenix Metro Area 58% 41% < 1% 1% 210
Pittsburgh Metro Area 55% 44% < 1% 1% 119
Providence Metro Area 43% 51% 3% 3% 137
Riverside, CA Metro Area 47% 48% 1% 4% 163
San Diego Metro Area 59% 34% 4% 4% 136
San Francisco Metro Area 46% 44% 7% 3% 111
Seattle Metro Area 43% 52% 2% 3% 109
St. Louis Metro Area 56% 43% < 1% 1% 118
Tampa Metro Area 49% 46% 1% 3% 144
Washington, DC Metro Area 48% 47% 3% 1% 291

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