Views about size of government among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about size of government

% of who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have…

Metro area Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 220. 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 51% 44% 2% 2% 220
Chicago Metro Area 52% 46% 1% 1% 227
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 56% 38% 2% 4% 283
Detroit Metro Area 59% 31% 6% 3% 118
Houston Metro Area 47% 50% 2% 1% 196
Los Angeles Metro Area 41% 53% 3% 3% 293
Miami Metro Area 38% 58% 3% 1% 140
New York City Metro Area 33% 62% 2% 4% 447
Philadelphia Metro Area 46% 47% 2% 5% 196
Phoenix Metro Area 71% 27% 2% < 1% 132
Riverside, CA Metro Area 47% 47% 5% 2% 139
Washington, DC Metro Area 43% 51% 2% 4% 259

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