Views about size of government among adults who say religion is somewhat important by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about size of government

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who would rather have…

Metro area Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 107. 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 57% 33% 7% 3% 107
Boston Metro Area 53% 36% 6% 5% 126
Chicago Metro Area 49% 45% 3% 3% 225
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 52% 42% 2% 4% 146
Houston Metro Area 53% 41% 3% 2% 109
Los Angeles Metro Area 45% 49% 3% 3% 280
Miami Metro Area 38% 57% 3% 2% 109
New York City Metro Area 37% 56% 4% 3% 471
Philadelphia Metro Area 45% 46% 4% 5% 192
Providence Metro Area 45% 47% 5% 3% 108
San Francisco Metro Area 50% 46% 1% 2% 115
Washington, DC Metro Area 40% 57% 2% 1% 226

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