Views about size of government among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by views about size of government

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who would rather have…

Metro area Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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 43% 50% 4% 3% 301
Baltimore Metro Area 41% 52% 2% 5% 152
Boston Metro Area 36% 55% 4% 5% 337
Chicago Metro Area 41% 53% 3% 3% 541
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 42% 52% 3% 3% 396
Detroit Metro Area 43% 52% 3% 2% 215
Houston Metro Area 44% 49% 4% 3% 303
Los Angeles Metro Area 34% 57% 4% 5% 669
Miami Metro Area 29% 63% 4% 4% 302
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 49% 45% 5% 1% 225
New York City Metro Area 34% 60% 2% 4% 1,177
Philadelphia Metro Area 43% 51% 2% 4% 464
Phoenix Metro Area 44% 52% 3% 1% 219
Pittsburgh Metro Area 50% 47% 2% 1% 133
Providence Metro Area 41% 52% 2% 5% 233
Riverside, CA Metro Area 41% 53% 4% 2% 210
San Diego Metro Area 43% 49% 6% 1% 173
San Francisco Metro Area 27% 62% 7% 3% 358
Seattle Metro Area 39% 52% 6% 3% 238
St. Louis Metro Area 41% 53% 3% 3% 160
Tampa Metro Area 44% 47% 4% 5% 190
Washington, DC Metro Area 32% 63% 3% 3% 650

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