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

% of women who would rather have…

Metro area Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 258. 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 46% 47% 3% 4% 258
Baltimore Metro Area 42% 52% 2% 3% 126
Boston Metro Area 42% 49% 4% 5% 249
Chicago Metro Area 40% 54% 3% 3% 433
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 46% 45% 3% 6% 321
Detroit Metro Area 45% 50% 4% 2% 196
Houston Metro Area 45% 51% 2% 2% 246
Los Angeles Metro Area 36% 57% 2% 5% 543
Miami Metro Area 26% 65% 4% 5% 229
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 53% 41% 2% 4% 170
New York City Metro Area 31% 60% 4% 5% 959
Philadelphia Metro Area 42% 50% 3% 4% 373
Phoenix Metro Area 52% 42% 2% 5% 173
Pittsburgh Metro Area 53% 41% 2% 4% 143
Providence Metro Area 45% 50% < 1% 4% 191
Riverside, CA Metro Area 41% 54% 3% 2% 188
San Diego Metro Area 43% 53% 3% 1% 159
San Francisco Metro Area 26% 63% 6% 5% 227
Seattle Metro Area 43% 50% 5% 2% 164
St. Louis Metro Area 46% 44% 3% 7% 144
Tampa Metro Area 45% 45% 5% 4% 156
Washington, DC Metro Area 30% 65% 2% 3% 437

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