Views about size of government among who believe in Hell by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among who believe in Hell by views about size of government

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Sample size = 321. 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 52% 45% 2% 2% 321
Baltimore Metro Area 54% 41% 2% 3% 113
Boston Metro Area 55% 40% 3% 2% 156
Chicago Metro Area 49% 47% 1% 3% 428
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 52% 42% 2% 4% 415
Detroit Metro Area 53% 42% 2% 3% 213
Houston Metro Area 48% 48% 2% 2% 305
Los Angeles Metro Area 37% 58% 3% 3% 488
Miami Metro Area 38% 57% 3% 1% 236
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 65% 31% 3% < 1% 175
New York City Metro Area 34% 59% 2% 5% 806
Philadelphia Metro Area 49% 46% 2% 3% 342
Phoenix Metro Area 64% 32% 1% 3% 200
Pittsburgh Metro Area 67% 33% < 1% 1% 139
Providence Metro Area 53% 40% 2% 5% 157
Riverside, CA Metro Area 46% 49% 3% 3% 215
San Diego Metro Area 49% 46% 2% 3% 151
San Francisco Metro Area 38% 52% 8% 3% 142
Seattle Metro Area 62% 33% 4% 1% 122
St. Louis Metro Area 51% 44% 2% 3% 156
Tampa Metro Area 48% 43% 5% 5% 169
Washington, DC Metro Area 45% 51% 2% 2% 411

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