Views about size of government among adults who pray daily by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who pray daily by views about size of government

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Sample size = 322. 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 48% 46% 2% 4% 322
Baltimore Metro Area 55% 38% 3% 4% 132
Boston Metro Area 48% 37% 8% 7% 176
Chicago Metro Area 45% 49% 2% 3% 418
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 51% 43% 2% 4% 428
Detroit Metro Area 50% 43% 3% 4% 209
Houston Metro Area 51% 45% 2% 3% 305
Los Angeles Metro Area 39% 54% 2% 5% 536
Miami Metro Area 35% 56% 5% 4% 276
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 59% 34% 4% 2% 153
New York City Metro Area 33% 60% 3% 4% 877
Philadelphia Metro Area 44% 48% 4% 5% 377
Phoenix Metro Area 62% 32% 1% 5% 207
Pittsburgh Metro Area 59% 34% 3% 4% 144
Providence Metro Area 56% 38% 1% 5% 168
Riverside, CA Metro Area 42% 52% 4% 2% 222
San Diego Metro Area 50% 44% 3% 2% 172
San Francisco Metro Area 29% 61% 7% 2% 163
Seattle Metro Area 56% 36% 7% 1% 135
St. Louis Metro Area 55% 38% 4% 4% 157
Tampa Metro Area 50% 41% 6% 4% 170
Washington, DC Metro Area 40% 54% 2% 4% 435

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