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

% of parents who would rather have…

Metro area Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 140. 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 50% 43% 3% 5% 140
Boston Metro Area 46% 42% 8% 3% 106
Chicago Metro Area 51% 46% 3% < 1% 202
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 49% 48% 1% 2% 191
Houston Metro Area 45% 53% 1% 1% 150
Los Angeles Metro Area 35% 58% 5% 3% 253
Miami Metro Area 29% 63% 4% 4% 131
New York City Metro Area 31% 64% 1% 4% 418
Philadelphia Metro Area 46% 46% 6% 2% 174
Riverside, CA Metro Area 35% 57% 4% 4% 109
San Francisco Metro Area 30% 61% 5% 4% 101
Washington, DC Metro Area 39% 57% 2% 2% 257

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