Views about size of government among independents and those who don't lean to either party by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe (2014) Switch to: Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among independents and those who don't lean to either party by views about size of government

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,702. 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.
At least once a week 47% 40% 5% 7% 2,702
Once or twice a month 49% 42% 3% 6% 690
Several times a year 48% 42% 5% 5% 617
Seldom/never 43% 45% 4% 8% 1,475
Don't know 35% 43% 6% 16% 174

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