Views about same-sex marriage among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who …same-sex marriage

Metro area Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 286. 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 47% 46% 8% 286
Baltimore Metro Area 49% 48% 3% 124
Boston Metro Area 66% 24% 10% 245
Chicago Metro Area 58% 35% 7% 436
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 42% 51% 7% 360
Detroit Metro Area 44% 50% 6% 198
Houston Metro Area 45% 49% 6% 288
Los Angeles Metro Area 62% 32% 6% 496
Miami Metro Area 46% 40% 15% 192
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 52% 38% 11% 196
New York City Metro Area 56% 37% 7% 729
Philadelphia Metro Area 63% 29% 8% 364
Phoenix Metro Area 48% 42% 10% 259
Pittsburgh Metro Area 40% 48% 12% 144
Providence Metro Area 59% 33% 9% 184
Riverside, CA Metro Area 55% 40% 5% 184
San Diego Metro Area 52% 38% 11% 156
San Francisco Metro Area 66% 29% 5% 174
Seattle Metro Area 64% 29% 7% 162
St. Louis Metro Area 46% 45% 9% 151
Tampa Metro Area 45% 43% 12% 162
Washington, DC Metro Area 56% 39% 6% 375

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