Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who say government aid to the poor…

Metro area Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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 32% 61% 5% 2% 301
Baltimore Metro Area 26% 67% 6% 1% 152
Boston Metro Area 23% 74% 2% 1% 337
Chicago Metro Area 30% 66% 3% 1% 541
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 38% 56% 4% 3% 396
Detroit Metro Area 38% 60% 2% < 1% 215
Houston Metro Area 43% 52% 4% 1% 303
Los Angeles Metro Area 28% 68% 3% 1% 669
Miami Metro Area 30% 64% 4% 2% 302
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 23% 71% 6% < 1% 225
New York City Metro Area 29% 65% 4% 1% 1,177
Philadelphia Metro Area 32% 64% 2% 2% 464
Phoenix Metro Area 41% 55% 4% < 1% 219
Pittsburgh Metro Area 38% 58% 5% < 1% 133
Providence Metro Area 33% 63% 1% 3% 233
Riverside, CA Metro Area 39% 57% 3% 1% 210
San Diego Metro Area 30% 65% 3% 1% 173
San Francisco Metro Area 15% 79% 5% 2% 358
Seattle Metro Area 25% 71% 2% 2% 238
St. Louis Metro Area 33% 61% 4% 2% 160
Tampa Metro Area 34% 61% 4% 1% 190
Washington, DC Metro Area 24% 71% 3% 3% 650

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