Views about size of government among whites by region (2014) Switch to: Region among whites by views about size of government

% of whites who would rather have…

Region Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,000. 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.
Northeast 57% 36% 3% 4% 5,000
South 65% 29% 3% 4% 8,159
Midwest 63% 30% 3% 4% 6,073
West 61% 31% 4% 4% 5,668

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