Views about size of government among men by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among men by views about size of government

% of men who would rather have…

Metro area Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 252. 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 58% 36% 3% 2% 252
Baltimore Metro Area 59% 32% 2% 7% 124
Boston Metro Area 51% 41% 4% 5% 249
Chicago Metro Area 56% 38% 3% 3% 434
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 56% 40% 2% 1% 338
Detroit Metro Area 61% 34% 2% 4% 178
Houston Metro Area 54% 39% 3% 3% 268
Los Angeles Metro Area 46% 46% 4% 3% 533
Miami Metro Area 42% 50% 3% 5% 254
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 65% 28% 6% 1% 172
New York City Metro Area 41% 53% 3% 3% 827
Philadelphia Metro Area 54% 40% 2% 4% 349
Phoenix Metro Area 68% 30% 1% < 1% 224
Pittsburgh Metro Area 69% 27% 1% 2% 109
Providence Metro Area 58% 32% 7% 3% 160
Riverside, CA Metro Area 53% 41% 3% 2% 185
San Diego Metro Area 52% 40% 6% 3% 162
San Francisco Metro Area 40% 50% 7% 3% 258
Seattle Metro Area 55% 37% 3% 4% 169
St. Louis Metro Area 57% 41% 3% < 1% 130
Tampa Metro Area 57% 36% 3% 4% 164
Washington, DC Metro Area 54% 41% 2% 3% 476

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