Views about size of government among widowed adults by state (2014) Switch to: State among widowed adults by views about size of government

% of widowed adults who would rather have…

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California 43% 46% 6% 5% 289
Florida 46% 44% 4% 7% 196
Illinois 53% 38% 4% 5% 127
New York 39% 55% 3% 3% 207
Ohio 52% 38% 3% 7% 118
Pennsylvania 58% 33% 4% 4% 173
Texas 45% 40% 9% 7% 191

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