Views about size of government among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by views about size of government

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who would rather have…

Metro area Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 361. 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 49% 46% 2% 3% 361
Baltimore Metro Area 55% 38% 3% 4% 145
Boston Metro Area 47% 40% 7% 5% 193
Chicago Metro Area 50% 45% 1% 3% 486
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 54% 41% 2% 3% 478
Detroit Metro Area 52% 43% 3% 2% 249
Houston Metro Area 50% 46% 2% 2% 337
Los Angeles Metro Area 43% 51% 3% 4% 562
Miami Metro Area 35% 55% 4% 6% 288
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 61% 31% 4% 4% 187
New York City Metro Area 36% 56% 3% 5% 951
Philadelphia Metro Area 42% 50% 4% 5% 413
Phoenix Metro Area 64% 31% 2% 4% 246
Pittsburgh Metro Area 66% 28% 2% 4% 171
Providence Metro Area 63% 30% 1% 6% 198
Riverside, CA Metro Area 48% 46% 4% 2% 248
San Diego Metro Area 51% 41% 5% 3% 178
San Francisco Metro Area 36% 55% 6% 3% 181
Seattle Metro Area 55% 35% 8% 3% 158
St. Louis Metro Area 51% 41% 3% 5% 184
Tampa Metro Area 48% 42% 6% 4% 208
Washington, DC Metro Area 45% 49% 2% 4% 492

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