Views about environmental regulation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by views about environmental protection

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 192. 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 25% 73% 1% 1% 192
Baltimore Metro Area 18% 78% < 1% 4% 109
Boston Metro Area 16% 79% 2% 2% 206
Chicago Metro Area 28% 70% 1% 1% 377
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 23% 74% 2% 1% 251
Detroit Metro Area 26% 70% < 1% 4% 151
Houston Metro Area 34% 62% 2% 1% 195
Los Angeles Metro Area 26% 69% 1% 3% 507
Miami Metro Area 30% 68% 1% 2% 253
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 14% 84% < 1% 2% 125
New York City Metro Area 26% 69% 1% 4% 925
Philadelphia Metro Area 24% 71% 2% 3% 304
Phoenix Metro Area 22% 77% < 1% 1% 123
Providence Metro Area 18% 80% 1% 1% 139
Riverside, CA Metro Area 30% 62% < 1% 8% 165
San Diego Metro Area 34% 55% 3% 8% 140
San Francisco Metro Area 22% 76% 2% 1% 260
Seattle Metro Area 15% 84% 1% 1% 142
St. Louis Metro Area 27% 72% < 1% < 1% 104
Tampa Metro Area 25% 68% 3% 5% 131
Washington, DC Metro Area 17% 81% 1% 2% 483

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