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

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

Metro area Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 302. 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 47% 49% 1% 3% 302
Baltimore Metro Area 49% 42% 4% 5% 128
Boston Metro Area 45% 45% 5% 5% 176
Chicago Metro Area 46% 49% 2% 3% 416
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 51% 43% 2% 4% 418
Detroit Metro Area 51% 42% 3% 4% 198
Houston Metro Area 46% 49% 1% 3% 303
Los Angeles Metro Area 35% 57% 3% 5% 496
Miami Metro Area 33% 58% 4% 5% 260
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 61% 36% 2% 1% 147
New York City Metro Area 32% 62% 2% 4% 822
Philadelphia Metro Area 42% 52% 3% 3% 342
Phoenix Metro Area 62% 32% 2% 4% 196
Pittsburgh Metro Area 65% 29% 3% 4% 132
Providence Metro Area 59% 34% 2% 5% 164
Riverside, CA Metro Area 45% 49% 4% 1% 198
San Diego Metro Area 47% 48% 3% 2% 160
San Francisco Metro Area 27% 59% 11% 2% 144
Seattle Metro Area 59% 34% 7% < 1% 131
St. Louis Metro Area 51% 41% 3% 5% 153
Tampa Metro Area 50% 40% 4% 6% 161
Washington, DC Metro Area 42% 52% 2% 4% 423

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