Views about size of government among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about size of government

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who would rather have…

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Sample size = 306. 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 44% 49% 4% 3% 306
Baltimore Metro Area 43% 49% 2% 6% 158
Boston Metro Area 42% 50% 3% 6% 352
Chicago Metro Area 43% 51% 3% 3% 576
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 44% 51% 2% 3% 370
Detroit Metro Area 47% 49% 3% 2% 211
Houston Metro Area 44% 50% 3% 3% 326
Los Angeles Metro Area 37% 54% 4% 4% 719
Miami Metro Area 29% 63% 3% 4% 333
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 54% 38% 5% 2% 219
New York City Metro Area 32% 59% 4% 4% 1,263
Philadelphia Metro Area 45% 50% 2% 3% 474
Phoenix Metro Area 53% 41% 2% 4% 225
Pittsburgh Metro Area 58% 39% 1% 2% 157
Providence Metro Area 45% 50% 2% 3% 225
Riverside, CA Metro Area 44% 52% 2% 2% 221
San Diego Metro Area 40% 54% 3% 3% 201
San Francisco Metro Area 27% 63% 7% 4% 347
Seattle Metro Area 43% 49% 5% 3% 221
St. Louis Metro Area 47% 47% 2% 4% 170
Tampa Metro Area 44% 50% 3% 3% 198
Washington, DC Metro Area 36% 58% 3% 4% 621

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