Views about size of government among adults who meditate at least once a week by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who would rather have…

Metro area Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 227. 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% 41% 3% 4% 227
Baltimore Metro Area 50% 38% 3% 10% 104
Boston Metro Area 41% 44% 7% 7% 156
Chicago Metro Area 48% 47% 3% 2% 368
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 45% 47% 3% 4% 301
Detroit Metro Area 43% 44% 7% 5% 147
Houston Metro Area 44% 51% 1% 3% 237
Los Angeles Metro Area 37% 55% 3% 6% 456
Miami Metro Area 29% 62% 5% 5% 241
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 55% 36% 7% 1% 123
New York City Metro Area 35% 57% 3% 5% 708
Philadelphia Metro Area 44% 49% 2% 5% 288
Phoenix Metro Area 62% 30% 2% 5% 177
Pittsburgh Metro Area 61% 32% 2% 5% 102
Providence Metro Area 53% 37% 4% 5% 150
Riverside, CA Metro Area 44% 49% 6% 2% 166
San Diego Metro Area 42% 53% 4% 1% 145
San Francisco Metro Area 26% 63% 8% 3% 177
Seattle Metro Area 48% 41% 10% 2% 118
St. Louis Metro Area 55% 37% 3% 5% 116
Tampa Metro Area 50% 39% 5% 6% 138
Washington, DC Metro Area 39% 55% 1% 4% 366

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