Views about size of government among who do not believe in Hell by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among who do not believe in Hell by views about size of government

% of who do not believe in Hell who would rather have…

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Sample size = 149. 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 51% 39% 6% 5% 149
Baltimore Metro Area 43% 48% 1% 8% 111
Boston Metro Area 44% 51% 2% 3% 281
Chicago Metro Area 47% 46% 5% 2% 359
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 47% 47% 4% 2% 192
Detroit Metro Area 54% 41% 4% 1% 123
Houston Metro Area 53% 40% 3% 4% 165
Los Angeles Metro Area 47% 43% 4% 6% 493
Miami Metro Area 31% 64% 2% 3% 203
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 53% 39% 3% 5% 140
New York City Metro Area 38% 55% 4% 3% 811
Philadelphia Metro Area 49% 42% 3% 5% 311
Phoenix Metro Area 48% 47% 2% 3% 154
Providence Metro Area 47% 46% 5% 3% 158
Riverside, CA Metro Area 47% 49% 3% 1% 120
San Diego Metro Area 47% 47% 5% < 1% 138
San Francisco Metro Area 27% 63% 5% 5% 302
Seattle Metro Area 42% 50% 5% 3% 183
Tampa Metro Area 55% 40% 4% 1% 126
Washington, DC Metro Area 37% 57% 2% 4% 430

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