Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants by views about environmental protection (2014) Switch to: Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants by views about size of government

% of Mainline Protestants who would rather have…

Views about environmental regulation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,306. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 77% 20% 1% 2% 2,306
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 47% 45% 5% 4% 3,444
Neither/both equally 62% 12% 12% 13% 161
Don't know 40% 25% 9% 26% 172

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