State among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

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

Survey year Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Sample Size
Sample size = 19,928. 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.
2014 1% < 1% 2% 1% 13% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 3% 1% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 2% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 7% 3% < 1% 3% 1% 1% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 8% 1% < 1% 3% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 19,928
2007 2% < 1% 2% 1% 12% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 3% < 1% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 6% 3% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 6% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 21,855

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State among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by religious group

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

Religious tradition Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Sample Size
Sample size = 205. 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.
Buddhist < 1% 1% 2% < 1% 25% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% 3% 1% 5% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 2% 4% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 10% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 7% 1% < 1% 5% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 205
Catholic < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 16% 2% 2% < 1% < 1% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 5% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 3% 3% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 5% 1% 10% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 4% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 9% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 3,965
Evangelical Protestant 3% < 1% 2% 1% 9% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 5% 1% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 3% 1% 1% 3% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 3% 4% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 4% 11% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 3,704
Hindu < 1% < 1% 6% 1% 36% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 3% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 10% < 1% 11% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 134
Historically Black Protestant 3% < 1% < 1% 2% 5% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 7% 9% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 4% < 1% 6% 1% 5% 1% 4% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 6% 5% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 3% < 1% 2% 8% < 1% < 1% 5% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1,156
Jehovah's Witness 1% < 1% 4% < 1% 15% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 8% 6% 1% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% 9% 2% < 1% 5% 1% 1% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 13% 1% < 1% < 1% 4% < 1% 3% 1% 137
Jewish < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 14% 2% 2% < 1% 1% 11% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 4% 5% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 8% < 1% 22% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 3% < 1% < 1% 2% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 624
Mainline Protestant 1% < 1% 2% 1% 8% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 6% 3% 1% 1% 4% 2% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 3% 4% 1% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 3% 1% 5% 4% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 6% < 1% 2% < 1% 2% 7% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 3,444
Mormon < 1% < 1% 5% < 1% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 2% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 3% 2% < 1% 3% 1% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 5% 25% < 1% 3% 4% < 1% < 1% 1% 263
Muslim 1% < 1% 2% 2% 14% < 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 8% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4% 4% 4% 2% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 9% < 1% 9% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 8% < 1% < 1% 6% 1% < 1% 4% < 1% 155
Orthodox Christian < 1% 2% 1% < 1% 13% < 1% 2% 1% < 1% 6% 2% < 1% < 1% 6% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 6% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 6% < 1% 17% 5% < 1% 1% < 1% 4% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 5% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 110
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 1% < 1% 2% 1% 15% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 3% < 1% 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 3% 3% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 8% 3% < 1% 3% 1% 2% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 6% 1% < 1% 2% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 5,281

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Age distribution among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

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

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 229. 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.
Alabama 24% 34% 28% 14% 229
Alaska 27% 33% 29% 11% 160
Arizona 23% 38% 22% 18% 353
Arkansas 21% 34% 27% 18% 155
California 25% 38% 24% 13% 2,156
Colorado 23% 40% 25% 12% 279
Connecticut 22% 36% 26% 16% 249
Delaware 23% 31% 30% 17% 181
District of Columbia 23% 44% 22% 11% 216
Florida 24% 32% 24% 21% 1,118
Georgia 27% 38% 24% 10% 528
Hawaii 23% 31% 27% 19% 203
Idaho 26% 29% 28% 16% 168
Illinois 23% 37% 24% 16% 755
Indiana 26% 36% 25% 12% 335
Iowa 29% 31% 24% 16% 188
Kansas 30% 29% 25% 16% 150
Kentucky 26% 37% 22% 15% 192
Louisiana 28% 36% 19% 16% 227
Maine 23% 32% 28% 17% 185
Maryland 23% 40% 25% 13% 408
Massachusetts 24% 37% 22% 16% 452
Michigan 24% 34% 28% 15% 532
Minnesota 25% 37% 23% 15% 337
Mississippi 28% 38% 24% 10% 147
Missouri 23% 31% 29% 17% 333
Montana 28% 39% 23% 11% 129
Nebraska 32% 32% 21% 15% 154
Nevada 24% 34% 24% 18% 158
New Hampshire 21% 33% 28% 18% 201
New Jersey 19% 41% 26% 15% 537
New Mexico 29% 34% 24% 14% 166
New York 24% 33% 26% 17% 1,235
North Carolina 23% 37% 25% 15% 563
North Dakota 29% 34% 21% 16% 158
Ohio 25% 34% 25% 17% 593
Oklahoma 25% 36% 25% 14% 191
Oregon 18% 38% 27% 17% 247
Pennsylvania 25% 30% 26% 18% 770
Rhode Island 20% 33% 29% 19% 200
South Carolina 27% 33% 24% 16% 259
South Dakota 29% 29% 25% 17% 149
Tennessee 27% 29% 29% 14% 314
Texas 28% 39% 21% 12% 1,375
Utah 32% 32% 22% 14% 155
Vermont 20% 31% 31% 18% 211
Virginia 26% 38% 25% 11% 503
Washington 25% 36% 26% 13% 465
West Virginia 16% 38% 27% 19% 127
Wisconsin 25% 33% 26% 16% 338
Wyoming 25% 36% 23% 16% 111

Generational cohort among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

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

State Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 229. 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.
Alabama 17% 12% 28% 33% 9% < 1% 229
Alaska 16% 18% 26% 31% 8% 2% 160
Arizona 14% 18% 28% 26% 14% < 1% 353
Arkansas 14% 14% 27% 36% 9% 1% 155
California 16% 17% 30% 28% 8% 1% 2,156
Colorado 12% 19% 32% 28% 8% 1% 279
Connecticut 16% 11% 30% 31% 10% 1% 249
Delaware 17% 9% 27% 33% 13% 1% 181
District of Columbia 8% 25% 33% 23% 9% 1% 216
Florida 16% 13% 27% 30% 13% 2% 1,118
Georgia 21% 14% 30% 28% 6% 1% 528
Hawaii 18% 12% 24% 36% 8% 2% 203
Idaho 17% 17% 21% 35% 9% < 1% 168
Illinois 16% 13% 30% 28% 11% 1% 755
Indiana 16% 18% 28% 28% 8% 1% 335
Iowa 20% 16% 24% 28% 12% 1% 188
Kansas 17% 20% 21% 31% 8% 2% 150
Kentucky 15% 20% 28% 26% 11% < 1% 192
Louisiana 17% 18% 29% 23% 12% < 1% 227
Maine 14% 15% 26% 33% 11% 2% 185
Maryland 14% 17% 32% 28% 9% < 1% 408
Massachusetts 15% 17% 30% 27% 10% 1% 452
Michigan 13% 17% 27% 32% 10% 1% 532
Minnesota 17% 16% 29% 28% 10% < 1% 337
Mississippi 16% 19% 31% 26% 6% 2% 147
Missouri 15% 15% 23% 35% 11% < 1% 333
Montana 11% 25% 31% 27% 6% < 1% 129
Nebraska 22% 17% 25% 25% 9% 1% 154
Nevada 16% 17% 25% 31% 9% 2% 158
New Hampshire 16% 11% 27% 34% 12% < 1% 201
New Jersey 13% 13% 34% 30% 8% 2% 537
New Mexico 16% 20% 26% 28% 9% < 1% 166
New York 14% 15% 27% 31% 11% 1% 1,235
North Carolina 14% 16% 31% 30% 10% 1% 563
North Dakota 18% 17% 28% 27% 7% 4% 158
Ohio 15% 16% 27% 31% 9% 1% 593
Oklahoma 15% 15% 31% 28% 9% 2% 191
Oregon 10% 15% 32% 33% 10% 1% 247
Pennsylvania 17% 14% 25% 32% 12% 1% 770
Rhode Island 9% 12% 31% 36% 11% 1% 200
South Carolina 20% 10% 30% 30% 9% 1% 259
South Dakota 14% 25% 20% 31% 9% 1% 149
Tennessee 17% 17% 23% 34% 9% 1% 314
Texas 17% 20% 30% 24% 8% 1% 1,375
Utah 18% 24% 22% 28% 8% < 1% 155
Vermont 15% 13% 24% 37% 11% 1% 211
Virginia 15% 20% 29% 29% 7% < 1% 503
Washington 15% 16% 30% 30% 8% 1% 465
West Virginia 8% 16% 30% 39% 7% < 1% 127
Wisconsin 16% 15% 28% 30% 11% 1% 338
Wyoming 12% 22% 28% 26% 10% 2% 111

Gender composition among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

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

State Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 41% 59% 237
Alaska 47% 53% 165
Arizona 48% 52% 355
Arkansas 43% 57% 158
California 49% 51% 2,208
Colorado 44% 56% 282
Connecticut 46% 54% 259
Delaware 45% 55% 184
District of Columbia 46% 54% 226
Florida 46% 54% 1,147
Georgia 48% 52% 539
Hawaii 49% 51% 208
Idaho 44% 56% 172
Illinois 49% 51% 772
Indiana 45% 55% 339
Iowa 46% 54% 189
Kansas 46% 54% 150
Kentucky 49% 51% 198
Louisiana 44% 56% 227
Maine 42% 58% 185
Maryland 43% 57% 415
Massachusetts 47% 53% 466
Michigan 47% 53% 547
Minnesota 45% 55% 342
Mississippi 43% 57% 147
Missouri 45% 55% 337
Montana 43% 57% 130
Nebraska 38% 62% 155
Nevada 47% 53% 162
New Hampshire 47% 53% 207
New Jersey 45% 55% 551
New Mexico 42% 58% 169
New York 46% 54% 1,273
North Carolina 45% 55% 569
North Dakota 49% 51% 160
Ohio 44% 56% 602
Oklahoma 41% 59% 192
Oregon 50% 50% 247
Pennsylvania 42% 58% 776
Rhode Island 44% 56% 203
South Carolina 45% 55% 265
South Dakota 39% 61% 152
Tennessee 39% 61% 318
Texas 47% 53% 1,405
Utah 46% 54% 159
Vermont 50% 50% 213
Virginia 45% 55% 511
Washington 48% 52% 470
West Virginia 36% 64% 130
Wisconsin 46% 54% 344
Wyoming 47% 53% 111

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who identify as…

State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 234. 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.
Alabama 63% 30% < 1% 4% 2% 234
Alaska 68% 2% 3% 4% 23% 161
Arizona 59% 5% 4% 27% 5% 346
Arkansas 73% 18% 1% 6% 2% 156
California 43% 6% 15% 32% 3% 2,183
Colorado 73% 3% 1% 18% 5% 279
Connecticut 72% 10% 3% 11% 3% 254
Delaware 66% 23% 3% 5% 2% 177
District of Columbia 44% 42% 5% 7% 3% 224
Florida 58% 14% 1% 23% 4% 1,138
Georgia 54% 31% < 1% 9% 5% 534
Hawaii 29% 1% 41% 8% 21% 207
Idaho 85% 3% 1% 11% 1% 170
Illinois 66% 14% 4% 14% 2% 762
Indiana 82% 10% < 1% 5% 2% 334
Iowa 88% 4% 1% 5% 2% 189
Kansas 83% 6% 1% 8% 2% 149
Kentucky 85% 9% < 1% 3% 3% 197
Louisiana 61% 31% < 1% 4% 3% 223
Maine 95% 2% < 1% < 1% 2% 185
Maryland 53% 32% 3% 7% 4% 409
Massachusetts 79% 6% 3% 6% 6% 457
Michigan 77% 14% 1% 3% 4% 543
Minnesota 85% 5% 2% 4% 4% 336
Mississippi 54% 44% < 1% < 1% 2% 146
Missouri 81% 10% 1% 5% 4% 334
Montana 86% < 1% < 1% 6% 9% 130
Nebraska 84% 4% 1% 9% 2% 155
Nevada 56% 10% 6% 18% 9% 161
New Hampshire 93% 1% 1% 2% 3% 204
New Jersey 61% 11% 7% 16% 5% 539
New Mexico 43% < 1% 2% 47% 8% 167
New York 60% 15% 5% 16% 5% 1,250
North Carolina 70% 19% 1% 8% 2% 565
North Dakota 84% 1% 2% 3% 10% 159
Ohio 81% 13% 2% 3% 2% 595
Oklahoma 70% 8% < 1% 8% 14% 192
Oregon 84% 1% 1% 6% 8% 239
Pennsylvania 80% 10% 3% 4% 2% 769
Rhode Island 86% 1% < 1% 8% 5% 202
South Carolina 66% 26% 1% 4% 3% 264
South Dakota 87% < 1% 1% 1% 11% 150
Tennessee 79% 15% 1% 4% 2% 315
Texas 46% 12% 3% 35% 4% 1,392
Utah 85% 1% 1% 8% 4% 156
Vermont 96% 1% 1% 1% 2% 211
Virginia 60% 21% 5% 9% 4% 505
Washington 74% 5% 5% 9% 7% 463
West Virginia 91% 5% < 1% < 1% 4% 129
Wisconsin 87% 3% 1% 5% 3% 342
Wyoming 81% 1% < 1% 13% 4% 110

Immigrant status among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

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

State Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 235. 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.
Alabama 5% 4% 91% 235
Alaska 7% 5% 87% 161
Arizona 15% 12% 73% 353
Arkansas 5% 4% 91% 157
California 33% 17% 50% 2,176
Colorado 14% 9% 78% 279
Connecticut 16% 16% 68% 254
Delaware 15% 6% 80% 182
District of Columbia 14% 10% 76% 220
Florida 24% 15% 61% 1,131
Georgia 8% 7% 86% 530
Hawaii 21% 16% 63% 204
Idaho 8% 3% 88% 171
Illinois 12% 14% 74% 764
Indiana 6% 5% 89% 339
Iowa 6% 5% 89% 189
Kansas 7% 6% 87% 149
Kentucky 4% < 1% 96% 197
Louisiana 3% 4% 93% 226
Maine 2% 10% 88% 184
Maryland 13% 8% 79% 405
Massachusetts 16% 17% 68% 461
Michigan 8% 7% 85% 542
Minnesota 6% 6% 88% 341
Mississippi 1% 1% 98% 144
Missouri 5% 5% 90% 331
Montana 1% 6% 93% 129
Nebraska 9% 4% 87% 152
Nevada 24% 12% 64% 161
New Hampshire 5% 12% 83% 205
New Jersey 22% 15% 63% 540
New Mexico 20% 9% 71% 166
New York 24% 18% 59% 1,249
North Carolina 9% 5% 86% 564
North Dakota 3% 6% 92% 158
Ohio 5% 9% 86% 598
Oklahoma 8% 3% 89% 192
Oregon 5% 11% 84% 246
Pennsylvania 7% 8% 85% 771
Rhode Island 8% 15% 77% 201
South Carolina 5% 4% 92% 264
South Dakota 3% 4% 92% 150
Tennessee 5% 5% 89% 317
Texas 22% 12% 66% 1,386
Utah 7% 7% 86% 158
Vermont 2% 14% 84% 211
Virginia 15% 9% 76% 504
Washington 12% 11% 78% 463
West Virginia 2% 4% 94% 127
Wisconsin 6% 7% 86% 339
Wyoming 3% 11% 86% 109

Income distribution among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who have a household income of…

State Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 207. 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.
Alabama 43% 22% 20% 15% 207
Alaska 25% 26% 30% 19% 145
Arizona 36% 20% 31% 13% 322
Arkansas 43% 19% 24% 14% 144
California 35% 18% 23% 24% 1,943
Colorado 27% 20% 25% 29% 252
Connecticut 22% 19% 24% 34% 221
Delaware 26% 26% 29% 19% 158
District of Columbia 25% 17% 28% 31% 199
Florida 35% 21% 27% 17% 987
Georgia 31% 22% 28% 19% 487
Hawaii 32% 25% 28% 16% 188
Idaho 29% 24% 32% 14% 156
Illinois 31% 18% 30% 21% 668
Indiana 39% 17% 31% 12% 311
Iowa 27% 27% 35% 11% 172
Kansas 25% 26% 33% 16% 138
Kentucky 37% 21% 27% 14% 179
Louisiana 43% 16% 26% 15% 207
Maine 37% 21% 32% 10% 169
Maryland 20% 17% 33% 29% 370
Massachusetts 26% 18% 25% 31% 407
Michigan 36% 19% 29% 16% 489
Minnesota 23% 20% 30% 27% 303
Mississippi 45% 24% 20% 12% 130
Missouri 35% 26% 24% 16% 305
Montana 35% 16% 36% 13% 121
Nebraska 26% 23% 31% 20% 137
Nevada 33% 28% 26% 13% 144
New Hampshire 20% 16% 34% 30% 173
New Jersey 23% 17% 27% 33% 483
New Mexico 37% 23% 31% 10% 145
New York 31% 19% 30% 20% 1,101
North Carolina 36% 19% 30% 14% 503
North Dakota 25% 22% 37% 16% 146
Ohio 42% 18% 26% 14% 545
Oklahoma 41% 24% 23% 12% 175
Oregon 32% 24% 27% 17% 222
Pennsylvania 33% 20% 26% 21% 673
Rhode Island 28% 15% 41% 15% 168
South Carolina 36% 20% 29% 15% 227
South Dakota 30% 26% 30% 13% 139
Tennessee 39% 26% 20% 15% 288
Texas 36% 20% 27% 17% 1,238
Utah 23% 24% 35% 18% 146
Vermont 22% 27% 38% 14% 194
Virginia 25% 21% 32% 22% 462
Washington 29% 23% 26% 21% 434
West Virginia 46% 19% 29% 5% 110
Wisconsin 26% 21% 37% 15% 302
Wyoming 31% 28% 29% 12% 103

Educational distribution among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

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

State High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 235. 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.
Alabama 45% 26% 17% 11% 235
Alaska 29% 39% 18% 14% 165
Arizona 35% 38% 15% 12% 354
Arkansas 49% 29% 14% 8% 158
California 35% 32% 19% 14% 2,194
Colorado 25% 35% 23% 18% 280
Connecticut 33% 28% 21% 19% 256
Delaware 40% 31% 14% 15% 184
District of Columbia 23% 19% 30% 28% 223
Florida 39% 33% 16% 12% 1,140
Georgia 40% 33% 15% 12% 535
Hawaii 36% 30% 22% 13% 207
Idaho 36% 34% 19% 11% 171
Illinois 35% 31% 20% 14% 766
Indiana 40% 34% 16% 9% 338
Iowa 36% 36% 18% 10% 189
Kansas 38% 33% 19% 11% 150
Kentucky 41% 34% 12% 13% 196
Louisiana 44% 32% 17% 7% 226
Maine 41% 29% 21% 9% 184
Maryland 33% 28% 19% 20% 412
Massachusetts 25% 28% 25% 21% 465
Michigan 34% 35% 18% 12% 543
Minnesota 27% 36% 25% 13% 342
Mississippi 43% 33% 18% 6% 147
Missouri 38% 32% 18% 11% 337
Montana 36% 31% 23% 11% 130
Nebraska 29% 40% 21% 10% 154
Nevada 37% 39% 14% 10% 162
New Hampshire 32% 29% 23% 16% 205
New Jersey 32% 27% 21% 20% 548
New Mexico 41% 29% 20% 10% 168
New York 36% 27% 21% 16% 1,265
North Carolina 33% 37% 16% 14% 567
North Dakota 35% 33% 21% 11% 160
Ohio 38% 33% 18% 11% 599
Oklahoma 41% 38% 13% 8% 192
Oregon 24% 39% 24% 13% 246
Pennsylvania 39% 28% 19% 14% 775
Rhode Island 38% 28% 21% 14% 200
South Carolina 42% 30% 16% 12% 265
South Dakota 36% 33% 19% 12% 152
Tennessee 42% 32% 14% 12% 317
Texas 39% 34% 17% 10% 1,398
Utah 30% 38% 20% 12% 159
Vermont 29% 33% 22% 16% 212
Virginia 33% 29% 21% 17% 510
Washington 30% 35% 22% 13% 468
West Virginia 45% 30% 17% 8% 126
Wisconsin 36% 34% 20% 10% 342
Wyoming 35% 37% 20% 8% 110

Marital status among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

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

State Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 235. 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.
Alabama 45% 5% 24% 4% 22% 235
Alaska 45% 10% 12% 4% 29% 163
Arizona 45% 9% 14% 4% 27% 353
Arkansas 47% 5% 16% 11% 20% 157
California 43% 10% 13% 5% 29% 2,195
Colorado 54% 9% 9% 3% 24% 281
Connecticut 47% 8% 13% 4% 28% 256
Delaware 53% 9% 12% 5% 22% 184
District of Columbia 34% 10% 12% 6% 38% 223
Florida 44% 7% 16% 7% 26% 1,147
Georgia 45% 6% 14% 5% 30% 537
Hawaii 40% 13% 11% 7% 29% 207
Idaho 61% 1% 17% 5% 16% 172
Illinois 45% 8% 12% 5% 30% 765
Indiana 43% 5% 15% 6% 31% 338
Iowa 51% 8% 9% 6% 25% 189
Kansas 55% 7% 8% 4% 25% 150
Kentucky 42% 6% 14% 8% 30% 197
Louisiana 37% 9% 11% 9% 35% 226
Maine 46% 10% 17% 4% 23% 184
Maryland 44% 5% 10% 5% 35% 414
Massachusetts 45% 10% 11% 5% 29% 464
Michigan 47% 10% 14% 5% 24% 544
Minnesota 49% 7% 8% 5% 30% 342
Mississippi 35% 6% 20% 8% 31% 147
Missouri 42% 11% 14% 7% 27% 337
Montana 49% 6% 13% 5% 27% 130
Nebraska 48% 5% 11% 4% 31% 155
Nevada 31% 19% 16% 8% 26% 162
New Hampshire 52% 11% 9% 4% 24% 207
New Jersey 51% 8% 11% 5% 25% 548
New Mexico 41% 11% 16% 5% 26% 169
New York 42% 8% 10% 7% 33% 1,268
North Carolina 47% 8% 12% 5% 27% 569
North Dakota 42% 3% 16% 9% 30% 159
Ohio 44% 9% 14% 6% 27% 602
Oklahoma 50% 13% 16% 5% 16% 192
Oregon 47% 6% 18% 6% 22% 246
Pennsylvania 47% 8% 11% 7% 27% 774
Rhode Island 42% 14% 15% 11% 19% 202
South Carolina 46% 10% 11% 6% 27% 262
South Dakota 43% 12% 11% 6% 29% 152
Tennessee 48% 8% 12% 5% 26% 315
Texas 48% 8% 14% 5% 26% 1,396
Utah 45% 17% 10% 7% 21% 158
Vermont 54% 11% 9% 3% 23% 210
Virginia 50% 6% 15% 5% 24% 511
Washington 47% 11% 12% 5% 26% 470
West Virginia 41% 10% 24% 7% 18% 129
Wisconsin 52% 5% 13% 5% 25% 343
Wyoming 45% 11% 13% 5% 26% 111

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

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

State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 235. 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.
Alabama 26% 74% 235
Alaska 32% 68% 164
Arizona 33% 67% 353
Arkansas 29% 71% 158
California 29% 71% 2,199
Colorado 31% 69% 281
Connecticut 26% 74% 256
Delaware 37% 63% 183
District of Columbia 20% 80% 223
Florida 28% 72% 1,145
Georgia 32% 68% 536
Hawaii 27% 73% 208
Idaho 31% 69% 169
Illinois 25% 75% 771
Indiana 32% 68% 338
Iowa 30% 70% 189
Kansas 34% 66% 150
Kentucky 24% 76% 197
Louisiana 29% 71% 227
Maine 28% 72% 185
Maryland 28% 72% 412
Massachusetts 25% 75% 465
Michigan 29% 71% 544
Minnesota 28% 72% 342
Mississippi 31% 69% 146
Missouri 28% 72% 336
Montana 29% 71% 130
Nebraska 35% 65% 154
Nevada 16% 84% 160
New Hampshire 22% 78% 205
New Jersey 32% 68% 546
New Mexico 27% 73% 168
New York 25% 75% 1,271
North Carolina 27% 73% 567
North Dakota 22% 78% 160
Ohio 30% 70% 600
Oklahoma 33% 67% 192
Oregon 28% 72% 247
Pennsylvania 29% 71% 775
Rhode Island 22% 78% 203
South Carolina 28% 72% 264
South Dakota 26% 74% 152
Tennessee 33% 67% 318
Texas 36% 64% 1,397
Utah 31% 69% 158
Vermont 27% 73% 213
Virginia 32% 68% 509
Washington 24% 76% 469
West Virginia 28% 72% 130
Wisconsin 30% 70% 342
Wyoming 30% 70% 110

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

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

State Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 77% 15% 3% < 1% 4% < 1% 237
Alaska 42% 30% 5% 1% 18% 5% 165
Arizona 51% 23% 8% < 1% 15% 3% 355
Arkansas 73% 18% 2% < 1% 7% < 1% 158
California 48% 23% 8% 1% 17% 2% 2,208
Colorado 48% 26% 10% < 1% 13% 3% 282
Connecticut 50% 23% 6% 1% 16% 5% 259
Delaware 55% 23% 10% 1% 8% 3% 184
District of Columbia 48% 21% 8% 1% 18% 4% 226
Florida 58% 20% 6% 1% 13% 2% 1,147
Georgia 71% 14% 5% < 1% 8% 2% 539
Hawaii 57% 19% 8% 1% 12% 2% 208
Idaho 56% 21% 3% < 1% 13% 6% 172
Illinois 56% 24% 7% 1% 11% 2% 772
Indiana 57% 22% 4% < 1% 16% 2% 339
Iowa 62% 18% 7% 1% 10% 3% 189
Kansas 63% 25% 2% < 1% 7% 3% 150
Kentucky 67% 15% 2% < 1% 13% 4% 198
Louisiana 72% 14% 4% 1% 8% 1% 227
Maine 43% 29% 6% < 1% 19% 2% 185
Maryland 60% 17% 5% < 1% 14% 5% 415
Massachusetts 36% 26% 10% 1% 24% 4% 466
Michigan 57% 23% 6% < 1% 12% 2% 547
Minnesota 49% 27% 7% < 1% 13% 4% 342
Mississippi 79% 11% 3% < 1% 3% 3% 147
Missouri 67% 18% 5% < 1% 9% 1% 337
Montana 44% 29% 10% < 1% 15% 2% 130
Nebraska 58% 24% 2% < 1% 12% 4% 155
Nevada 53% 17% 9% 1% 19% 1% 162
New Hampshire 39% 27% 9% 1% 18% 7% 207
New Jersey 57% 24% 7% < 1% 11% 1% 551
New Mexico 54% 21% 6% < 1% 18% 1% 169
New York 51% 22% 9% 1% 15% 3% 1,273
North Carolina 67% 17% 3% 1% 11% 2% 569
North Dakota 59% 26% 6% < 1% 9% < 1% 160
Ohio 62% 22% 4% 1% 9% 2% 602
Oklahoma 67% 21% 3% < 1% 7% 2% 192
Oregon 50% 18% 8% < 1% 20% 4% 247
Pennsylvania 53% 24% 7% 1% 13% 3% 776
Rhode Island 53% 23% 4% < 1% 16% 4% 203
South Carolina 69% 16% 4% 1% 8% 1% 265
South Dakota 63% 20% 5% < 1% 11% 1% 152
Tennessee 73% 15% 4% 1% 6% 1% 318
Texas 66% 21% 4% 1% 7% 1% 1,405
Utah 48% 19% 15% 3% 11% 4% 159
Vermont 33% 26% 5% < 1% 28% 8% 213
Virginia 59% 22% 6% < 1% 11% 2% 511
Washington 48% 23% 10% < 1% 17% 3% 470
West Virginia 75% 10% 5% < 1% 6% 4% 130
Wisconsin 49% 26% 7% 1% 15% 2% 344
Wyoming 58% 17% 9% < 1% 11% 6% 111

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who say religion is…

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 74% 13% 6% 6% < 1% 237
Alaska 27% 30% 18% 24% 1% 165
Arizona 43% 24% 17% 16% < 1% 355
Arkansas 68% 18% 7% 7% 1% 158
California 41% 26% 15% 17% 1% 2,208
Colorado 42% 28% 13% 18% < 1% 282
Connecticut 41% 27% 15% 17% < 1% 259
Delaware 39% 33% 13% 14% 1% 184
District of Columbia 46% 20% 15% 19% < 1% 226
Florida 47% 24% 13% 15% 1% 1,147
Georgia 59% 21% 10% 10% < 1% 539
Hawaii 40% 33% 14% 13% < 1% 208
Idaho 44% 25% 16% 14% < 1% 172
Illinois 45% 29% 14% 12% < 1% 772
Indiana 48% 22% 15% 13% 1% 339
Iowa 48% 24% 14% 13% < 1% 189
Kansas 45% 33% 14% 7% 1% 150
Kentucky 50% 30% 11% 9% < 1% 198
Louisiana 65% 21% 5% 9% < 1% 227
Maine 31% 27% 13% 28% 1% 185
Maryland 45% 26% 14% 14% 1% 415
Massachusetts 29% 29% 19% 22% < 1% 466
Michigan 43% 29% 13% 14% < 1% 547
Minnesota 40% 28% 14% 17% < 1% 342
Mississippi 74% 15% 7% 3% 1% 147
Missouri 50% 29% 13% 8% < 1% 337
Montana 31% 28% 19% 21% 2% 130
Nebraska 47% 24% 17% 11% 2% 155
Nevada 39% 27% 13% 20% 2% 162
New Hampshire 30% 24% 29% 17% < 1% 207
New Jersey 45% 30% 14% 10% 1% 551
New Mexico 54% 19% 8% 18% < 1% 169
New York 41% 28% 12% 17% 1% 1,273
North Carolina 54% 24% 10% 11% 1% 569
North Dakota 46% 27% 16% 11% < 1% 160
Ohio 52% 26% 10% 12% < 1% 602
Oklahoma 64% 25% 3% 8% < 1% 192
Oregon 38% 23% 14% 23% 1% 247
Pennsylvania 43% 26% 15% 15% 1% 776
Rhode Island 43% 26% 12% 19% < 1% 203
South Carolina 67% 15% 11% 6% 1% 265
South Dakota 51% 26% 10% 12% 1% 152
Tennessee 66% 19% 7% 7% 1% 318
Texas 58% 25% 8% 9% < 1% 1,405
Utah 45% 17% 18% 16% 3% 159
Vermont 26% 26% 18% 29% 1% 213
Virginia 52% 26% 11% 11% < 1% 511
Washington 38% 22% 20% 20% < 1% 470
West Virginia 55% 28% 10% 4% 3% 130
Wisconsin 41% 28% 15% 16% 1% 344
Wyoming 36% 33% 17% 13% < 1% 111

Attendance at religious services among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who attend religious services…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 47% 36% 17% < 1% 237
Alaska 28% 34% 38% < 1% 165
Arizona 28% 37% 35% 1% 355
Arkansas 38% 40% 21% 1% 158
California 27% 35% 38% < 1% 2,208
Colorado 26% 31% 43% < 1% 282
Connecticut 29% 37% 34% < 1% 259
Delaware 25% 34% 40% 1% 184
District of Columbia 30% 31% 39% < 1% 226
Florida 32% 34% 34% < 1% 1,147
Georgia 39% 35% 26% 1% 539
Hawaii 27% 37% 37% < 1% 208
Idaho 31% 27% 40% 2% 172
Illinois 30% 34% 35% < 1% 772
Indiana 33% 34% 33% 1% 339
Iowa 33% 29% 38% < 1% 189
Kansas 36% 38% 25% < 1% 150
Kentucky 28% 37% 35% < 1% 198
Louisiana 43% 33% 24% < 1% 227
Maine 22% 25% 53% < 1% 185
Maryland 27% 37% 36% < 1% 415
Massachusetts 20% 32% 48% < 1% 466
Michigan 26% 37% 36% < 1% 547
Minnesota 30% 36% 34% < 1% 342
Mississippi 44% 34% 21% 1% 147
Missouri 34% 33% 32% 1% 337
Montana 24% 31% 46% < 1% 130
Nebraska 33% 33% 34% < 1% 155
Nevada 25% 33% 41% 1% 162
New Hampshire 17% 27% 56% < 1% 207
New Jersey 31% 38% 30% < 1% 551
New Mexico 32% 30% 38% < 1% 169
New York 27% 34% 39% < 1% 1,273
North Carolina 34% 39% 26% < 1% 569
North Dakota 27% 33% 40% < 1% 160
Ohio 33% 33% 33% < 1% 602
Oklahoma 41% 31% 28% < 1% 192
Oregon 22% 33% 44% 1% 247
Pennsylvania 29% 35% 36% < 1% 776
Rhode Island 34% 29% 37% < 1% 203
South Carolina 43% 29% 26% 1% 265
South Dakota 33% 35% 32% < 1% 152
Tennessee 48% 25% 26% 1% 318
Texas 38% 36% 25% < 1% 1,405
Utah 37% 22% 38% 3% 159
Vermont 19% 31% 50% < 1% 213
Virginia 38% 37% 25% < 1% 511
Washington 25% 31% 43% 1% 470
West Virginia 44% 33% 23% 1% 130
Wisconsin 24% 41% 35% 1% 344
Wyoming 33% 22% 45% < 1% 111

Frequency of prayer among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

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

State At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 69% 12% 4% 15% < 1% 237
Alaska 39% 16% 8% 36% < 1% 165
Arizona 50% 18% 4% 28% < 1% 355
Arkansas 63% 14% 4% 17% 3% 158
California 47% 13% 6% 32% 1% 2,208
Colorado 43% 17% 4% 33% 2% 282
Connecticut 44% 14% 11% 29% 2% 259
Delaware 46% 17% 5% 31% 1% 184
District of Columbia 48% 18% 5% 28% 2% 226
Florida 53% 14% 6% 27% 1% 1,147
Georgia 60% 15% 5% 20% 1% 539
Hawaii 49% 12% 3% 35% 2% 208
Idaho 46% 12% 6% 34% 2% 172
Illinois 48% 15% 8% 27% 1% 772
Indiana 50% 18% 5% 27% 1% 339
Iowa 43% 24% 4% 29% < 1% 189
Kansas 51% 23% 8% 18% < 1% 150
Kentucky 54% 10% 7% 29% < 1% 198
Louisiana 61% 17% 2% 19% < 1% 227
Maine 30% 21% 4% 45% < 1% 185
Maryland 45% 20% 3% 30% 1% 415
Massachusetts 33% 13% 8% 44% 1% 466
Michigan 47% 18% 6% 28% < 1% 547
Minnesota 43% 18% 7% 32% < 1% 342
Mississippi 74% 12% 5% 9% < 1% 147
Missouri 52% 19% 7% 22% < 1% 337
Montana 44% 21% 4% 30% 2% 130
Nebraska 46% 21% 11% 22% < 1% 155
Nevada 37% 19% 7% 37% < 1% 162
New Hampshire 32% 15% 10% 42% 2% 207
New Jersey 51% 17% 7% 25% 1% 551
New Mexico 49% 16% 3% 31% < 1% 169
New York 45% 16% 7% 32% 1% 1,273
North Carolina 60% 14% 4% 19% 2% 569
North Dakota 44% 18% 10% 28% < 1% 160
Ohio 50% 20% 7% 23% < 1% 602
Oklahoma 70% 13% 3% 14% < 1% 192
Oregon 40% 12% 7% 42% < 1% 247
Pennsylvania 48% 18% 7% 27% < 1% 776
Rhode Island 42% 17% 9% 31% < 1% 203
South Carolina 60% 20% 3% 16% 2% 265
South Dakota 59% 13% 8% 19% < 1% 152
Tennessee 66% 16% 4% 13% 1% 318
Texas 60% 15% 5% 19% 1% 1,405
Utah 47% 13% 5% 33% 2% 159
Vermont 27% 13% 8% 52% 1% 213
Virginia 52% 16% 6% 24% 1% 511
Washington 39% 14% 10% 37% < 1% 470
West Virginia 62% 10% 2% 24% 1% 130
Wisconsin 42% 20% 9% 28% 2% 344
Wyoming 41% 21% 9% 28% < 1% 111

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who attend prayer group…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 38% 11% 11% 40% < 1% 237
Alaska 13% 4% 5% 78% < 1% 165
Arizona 19% 10% 7% 64% < 1% 355
Arkansas 28% 17% 10% 44% 1% 158
California 18% 8% 7% 66% < 1% 2,208
Colorado 14% 7% 11% 67% 1% 282
Connecticut 14% 7% 9% 70% 1% 259
Delaware 12% 11% 11% 67% < 1% 184
District of Columbia 19% 7% 9% 63% 1% 226
Florida 22% 7% 8% 63% 1% 1,147
Georgia 27% 12% 8% 53% < 1% 539
Hawaii 22% 9% 11% 58% 1% 208
Idaho 23% 5% 9% 60% 3% 172
Illinois 16% 8% 8% 68% < 1% 772
Indiana 23% 11% 8% 58% 1% 339
Iowa 19% 5% 11% 65% < 1% 189
Kansas 26% 9% 11% 55% < 1% 150
Kentucky 18% 6% 12% 63% < 1% 198
Louisiana 33% 10% 9% 48% < 1% 227
Maine 11% 1% 4% 84% < 1% 185
Maryland 21% 8% 6% 65% 1% 415
Massachusetts 10% 7% 5% 78% < 1% 466
Michigan 17% 10% 6% 67% < 1% 547
Minnesota 14% 7% 7% 72% < 1% 342
Mississippi 40% 13% 13% 35% < 1% 147
Missouri 19% 10% 9% 63% < 1% 337
Montana 13% 3% 9% 76% < 1% 130
Nebraska 16% 12% 14% 57% < 1% 155
Nevada 18% 7% 8% 66% 1% 162
New Hampshire 6% 5% 7% 81% 1% 207
New Jersey 17% 9% 9% 64% < 1% 551
New Mexico 19% 15% 4% 63% < 1% 169
New York 16% 8% 7% 69% 1% 1,273
North Carolina 24% 10% 10% 56% < 1% 569
North Dakota 16% 8% 10% 66% < 1% 160
Ohio 22% 9% 8% 62% < 1% 602
Oklahoma 33% 10% 8% 49% < 1% 192
Oregon 14% 8% 9% 69% 1% 247
Pennsylvania 18% 7% 8% 66% < 1% 776
Rhode Island 14% 3% 8% 74% < 1% 203
South Carolina 32% 11% 10% 46% 1% 265
South Dakota 17% 7% 12% 64% < 1% 152
Tennessee 35% 10% 10% 44% 1% 318
Texas 28% 12% 9% 51% < 1% 1,405
Utah 27% 8% 5% 58% 1% 159
Vermont 9% 6% 6% 79% < 1% 213
Virginia 25% 11% 6% 58% 1% 511
Washington 18% 6% 6% 69% 1% 470
West Virginia 30% 12% 10% 46% 1% 130
Wisconsin 13% 8% 10% 67% 2% 344
Wyoming 17% 5% 9% 70% < 1% 111

Frequency of meditation among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

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

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 47% 7% 5% 42% < 1% 237
Alaska 35% 7% 10% 48% < 1% 165
Arizona 39% 9% 5% 47% 1% 355
Arkansas 35% 7% 5% 52% 1% 158
California 41% 10% 5% 43% 1% 2,208
Colorado 43% 8% 3% 45% < 1% 282
Connecticut 37% 15% 5% 42% < 1% 259
Delaware 37% 8% 4% 50% 1% 184
District of Columbia 42% 7% 4% 46% 1% 226
Florida 42% 9% 3% 45% 1% 1,147
Georgia 45% 8% 5% 40% 2% 539
Hawaii 42% 12% 6% 38% 2% 208
Idaho 38% 8% 10% 44% < 1% 172
Illinois 41% 9% 4% 45% < 1% 772
Indiana 34% 9% 4% 53% < 1% 339
Iowa 31% 5% 5% 58% 1% 189
Kansas 40% 12% 5% 43% < 1% 150
Kentucky 36% 10% 5% 49% 1% 198
Louisiana 42% 8% 4% 45% 1% 227
Maine 35% 8% 6% 50% < 1% 185
Maryland 36% 10% 5% 48% 2% 415
Massachusetts 31% 9% 6% 54% < 1% 466
Michigan 34% 9% 4% 52% 1% 547
Minnesota 30% 9% 6% 55% 1% 342
Mississippi 47% 13% 1% 36% 3% 147
Missouri 35% 9% 3% 51% 1% 337
Montana 28% 15% 8% 49% < 1% 130
Nebraska 36% 10% 5% 47% 1% 155
Nevada 43% 11% 7% 37% 2% 162
New Hampshire 29% 12% 6% 53% 1% 207
New Jersey 36% 10% 4% 49% 1% 551
New Mexico 43% 16% 1% 40% < 1% 169
New York 39% 10% 6% 43% 1% 1,273
North Carolina 42% 9% 5% 44% 1% 569
North Dakota 31% 3% 5% 60% 1% 160
Ohio 38% 9% 4% 49% 2% 602
Oklahoma 47% 7% 3% 42% < 1% 192
Oregon 39% 10% 4% 46% 1% 247
Pennsylvania 35% 9% 5% 51% 1% 776
Rhode Island 42% 8% 3% 46% < 1% 203
South Carolina 46% 7% 2% 42% 3% 265
South Dakota 38% 9% 3% 50% < 1% 152
Tennessee 46% 8% 2% 42% 1% 318
Texas 45% 8% 5% 40% 1% 1,405
Utah 41% 20% 3% 34% 2% 159
Vermont 31% 10% 5% 54% 1% 213
Virginia 40% 14% 8% 37% 1% 511
Washington 38% 8% 5% 49% < 1% 470
West Virginia 33% 12% 4% 48% 3% 130
Wisconsin 29% 8% 7% 55% 1% 344
Wyoming 39% 7% 3% 51% < 1% 111

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 74% 12% 4% 8% 1% 237
Alaska 52% 17% 10% 20% 1% 165
Arizona 54% 13% 9% 22% 1% 355
Arkansas 61% 12% 10% 16% < 1% 158
California 55% 16% 11% 17% 1% 2,208
Colorado 55% 15% 16% 12% 1% 282
Connecticut 51% 18% 10% 20% 1% 259
Delaware 45% 16% 13% 25% 1% 184
District of Columbia 56% 16% 12% 15% 2% 226
Florida 61% 13% 8% 17% 1% 1,147
Georgia 61% 18% 9% 10% 2% 539
Hawaii 61% 12% 10% 16% 1% 208
Idaho 58% 12% 11% 18% < 1% 172
Illinois 54% 16% 9% 20% 1% 772
Indiana 53% 19% 10% 18% < 1% 339
Iowa 54% 14% 8% 21% 2% 189
Kansas 60% 19% 11% 11% < 1% 150
Kentucky 54% 19% 8% 18% 1% 198
Louisiana 62% 16% 8% 13% 1% 227
Maine 51% 16% 7% 26% < 1% 185
Maryland 53% 20% 11% 16% < 1% 415
Massachusetts 42% 19% 9% 28% 1% 466
Michigan 53% 18% 9% 19% 1% 547
Minnesota 55% 18% 10% 16% 1% 342
Mississippi 68% 13% 8% 9% 2% 147
Missouri 57% 15% 10% 17% 1% 337
Montana 44% 31% 11% 14% < 1% 130
Nebraska 52% 22% 8% 17% 1% 155
Nevada 59% 16% 9% 15% 1% 162
New Hampshire 39% 19% 13% 27% 1% 207
New Jersey 55% 18% 9% 17% 1% 551
New Mexico 58% 20% 8% 13% 2% 169
New York 51% 17% 11% 19% 1% 1,273
North Carolina 60% 17% 12% 12% < 1% 569
North Dakota 49% 19% 10% 21% 1% 160
Ohio 57% 14% 13% 15% 1% 602
Oklahoma 62% 15% 6% 16% 1% 192
Oregon 54% 20% 8% 18% < 1% 247
Pennsylvania 54% 16% 12% 17% 1% 776
Rhode Island 52% 16% 14% 18% 1% 203
South Carolina 64% 14% 6% 15% 1% 265
South Dakota 67% 15% 7% 11% 1% 152
Tennessee 68% 14% 6% 11% 1% 318
Texas 63% 13% 9% 13% 2% 1,405
Utah 59% 16% 9% 14% 2% 159
Vermont 48% 18% 13% 20% 1% 213
Virginia 57% 18% 10% 14% 1% 511
Washington 51% 14% 13% 21% < 1% 470
West Virginia 72% 11% 4% 10% 3% 130
Wisconsin 48% 22% 9% 21% 1% 344
Wyoming 53% 18% 6% 22% 2% 111

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 42% 14% 12% 30% 1% 237
Alaska 51% 14% 16% 19% 1% 165
Arizona 53% 12% 11% 24% 1% 355
Arkansas 47% 14% 9% 30% < 1% 158
California 49% 15% 15% 19% 2% 2,208
Colorado 52% 16% 13% 18% < 1% 282
Connecticut 43% 21% 14% 20% 1% 259
Delaware 39% 22% 12% 25% 2% 184
District of Columbia 45% 14% 18% 22% 2% 226
Florida 46% 17% 13% 22% 1% 1,147
Georgia 43% 17% 12% 26% 2% 539
Hawaii 45% 17% 14% 22% 2% 208
Idaho 49% 13% 11% 27% < 1% 172
Illinois 46% 17% 15% 22% 2% 772
Indiana 45% 14% 14% 27% < 1% 339
Iowa 40% 17% 20% 22% 1% 189
Kansas 41% 18% 18% 22% < 1% 150
Kentucky 44% 15% 11% 29% 2% 198
Louisiana 46% 14% 14% 25% 1% 227
Maine 41% 15% 17% 25% 1% 185
Maryland 42% 14% 15% 28% 1% 415
Massachusetts 46% 17% 16% 21% 1% 466
Michigan 42% 20% 14% 24% 1% 547
Minnesota 42% 20% 11% 27% 1% 342
Mississippi 46% 12% 14% 27% 1% 147
Missouri 44% 21% 8% 25% 2% 337
Montana 50% 20% 12% 18% < 1% 130
Nebraska 40% 18% 12% 28% 1% 155
Nevada 54% 16% 14% 15% 1% 162
New Hampshire 43% 23% 8% 26% < 1% 207
New Jersey 45% 15% 15% 24% < 1% 551
New Mexico 53% 16% 4% 26% < 1% 169
New York 47% 16% 14% 21% 1% 1,273
North Carolina 44% 19% 13% 23% < 1% 569
North Dakota 42% 13% 15% 30% < 1% 160
Ohio 43% 18% 14% 23% 2% 602
Oklahoma 44% 13% 14% 28% < 1% 192
Oregon 54% 16% 13% 18% < 1% 247
Pennsylvania 45% 20% 14% 20% < 1% 776
Rhode Island 39% 20% 16% 24% 1% 203
South Carolina 46% 14% 15% 23% 2% 265
South Dakota 51% 15% 9% 25% < 1% 152
Tennessee 52% 15% 10% 21% 1% 318
Texas 50% 16% 11% 21% 1% 1,405
Utah 47% 25% 14% 13% 1% 159
Vermont 50% 18% 14% 18% < 1% 213
Virginia 46% 19% 15% 20% 1% 511
Washington 48% 19% 14% 19% < 1% 470
West Virginia 48% 15% 9% 27% < 1% 130
Wisconsin 36% 22% 15% 26% 1% 344
Wyoming 49% 12% 10% 28% 1% 111

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

State Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 47% 6% 40% 4% 3% 237
Alaska 19% 7% 52% 16% 5% 165
Arizona 27% 13% 43% 13% 3% 355
Arkansas 46% 8% 38% 7% 1% 158
California 26% 15% 43% 14% 2% 2,208
Colorado 20% 20% 46% 12% 2% 282
Connecticut 17% 19% 51% 12% 1% 259
Delaware 24% 12% 55% 9% < 1% 184
District of Columbia 26% 17% 40% 13% 4% 226
Florida 26% 13% 49% 9% 2% 1,147
Georgia 40% 11% 40% 8% 2% 539
Hawaii 21% 11% 56% 10% 2% 208
Idaho 28% 13% 49% 8% 2% 172
Illinois 25% 14% 47% 12% 1% 772
Indiana 31% 9% 46% 11% 4% 339
Iowa 33% 13% 45% 5% 2% 189
Kansas 31% 14% 47% 6% 2% 150
Kentucky 31% 15% 46% 7% 2% 198
Louisiana 34% 13% 43% 8% 2% 227
Maine 15% 18% 54% 12% 2% 185
Maryland 29% 9% 45% 14% 3% 415
Massachusetts 14% 13% 53% 18% 2% 466
Michigan 24% 10% 54% 9% 3% 547
Minnesota 20% 15% 51% 10% 3% 342
Mississippi 46% 12% 31% 10% < 1% 147
Missouri 32% 13% 43% 9% 3% 337
Montana 15% 17% 52% 15% 1% 130
Nebraska 30% 12% 46% 11% 1% 155
Nevada 21% 12% 53% 12% 2% 162
New Hampshire 10% 17% 59% 11% 2% 207
New Jersey 21% 13% 52% 12% 2% 551
New Mexico 31% 11% 41% 11% 6% 169
New York 20% 17% 50% 10% 3% 1,273
North Carolina 37% 13% 38% 11% 1% 569
North Dakota 28% 11% 48% 12% 1% 160
Ohio 28% 10% 50% 9% 2% 602
Oklahoma 35% 12% 43% 9% 2% 192
Oregon 20% 19% 45% 14% 2% 247
Pennsylvania 26% 11% 48% 14% 1% 776
Rhode Island 22% 10% 56% 11% 1% 203
South Carolina 39% 11% 38% 8% 5% 265
South Dakota 27% 13% 47% 11% 2% 152
Tennessee 38% 11% 41% 7% 3% 318
Texas 36% 11% 40% 11% 2% 1,405
Utah 29% 9% 51% 9% 2% 159
Vermont 10% 19% 54% 17% 1% 213
Virginia 32% 13% 42% 10% 3% 511
Washington 21% 17% 47% 13% 2% 470
West Virginia 45% 10% 42% 2% 2% 130
Wisconsin 27% 13% 48% 10% 2% 344
Wyoming 23% 15% 47% 12% 4% 111

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

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

State There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 35% 64% 1% < 1% 237
Alaska 23% 74% 1% 2% 165
Arizona 37% 60% 2% 1% 355
Arkansas 31% 67% 2% < 1% 158
California 24% 73% 2% 1% 2,208
Colorado 32% 65% 2% 1% 282
Connecticut 26% 73% 1% < 1% 259
Delaware 27% 72% < 1% < 1% 184
District of Columbia 21% 78% 1% < 1% 226
Florida 26% 73% 1% 1% 1,147
Georgia 32% 67% 2% < 1% 539
Hawaii 21% 78% < 1% 1% 208
Idaho 35% 63% 2% < 1% 172
Illinois 25% 73% 1% 1% 772
Indiana 28% 70% 2% < 1% 339
Iowa 23% 76% 1% < 1% 189
Kansas 28% 72% < 1% < 1% 150
Kentucky 30% 69% 1% < 1% 198
Louisiana 35% 62% 1% 2% 227
Maine 23% 76% 1% < 1% 185
Maryland 25% 74% 1% 1% 415
Massachusetts 20% 78% 1% 1% 466
Michigan 32% 66% 1% < 1% 547
Minnesota 25% 74% 1% 1% 342
Mississippi 28% 71% < 1% < 1% 147
Missouri 32% 66% 1% < 1% 337
Montana 25% 73% 2% < 1% 130
Nebraska 27% 72% < 1% 1% 155
Nevada 20% 78% 1% 1% 162
New Hampshire 27% 73% < 1% < 1% 207
New Jersey 25% 73% 1% < 1% 551
New Mexico 24% 74% 1% 1% 169
New York 21% 77% 2% 1% 1,273
North Carolina 35% 64% 1% < 1% 569
North Dakota 29% 69% < 1% 2% 160
Ohio 25% 75% < 1% < 1% 602
Oklahoma 29% 70% < 1% 1% 192
Oregon 28% 70% 1% 1% 247
Pennsylvania 29% 70% 1% < 1% 776
Rhode Island 30% 66% 4% < 1% 203
South Carolina 29% 68% 2% 1% 265
South Dakota 30% 68% 2% < 1% 152
Tennessee 31% 67% 2% 1% 318
Texas 29% 69% 1% 1% 1,405
Utah 33% 64% 2% < 1% 159
Vermont 23% 74% 1% 1% 213
Virginia 29% 69% 1% 1% 511
Washington 31% 68% 1% < 1% 470
West Virginia 37% 60% 3% < 1% 130
Wisconsin 21% 77% 2% < 1% 344
Wyoming 31% 67% 1% 1% 111

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who read scripture…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 51% 16% 6% 25% 2% 237
Alaska 21% 8% 8% 63% < 1% 165
Arizona 29% 8% 9% 53% < 1% 355
Arkansas 47% 14% 6% 32% 1% 158
California 26% 9% 8% 56% 1% 2,208
Colorado 23% 6% 11% 60% < 1% 282
Connecticut 23% 8% 8% 60% < 1% 259
Delaware 23% 13% 6% 56% 2% 184
District of Columbia 27% 11% 9% 53% 1% 226
Florida 33% 10% 8% 49% < 1% 1,147
Georgia 42% 10% 9% 39% < 1% 539
Hawaii 27% 12% 8% 52% 1% 208
Idaho 33% 10% 9% 46% 2% 172
Illinois 27% 11% 11% 51% 1% 772
Indiana 30% 8% 9% 52% < 1% 339
Iowa 26% 8% 10% 56% < 1% 189
Kansas 28% 13% 11% 48% < 1% 150
Kentucky 35% 6% 6% 53% < 1% 198
Louisiana 46% 11% 9% 33% < 1% 227
Maine 19% 5% 5% 70% < 1% 185
Maryland 31% 13% 7% 49% < 1% 415
Massachusetts 12% 8% 7% 72% 1% 466
Michigan 26% 11% 10% 53% < 1% 547
Minnesota 20% 7% 12% 60% < 1% 342
Mississippi 53% 15% 4% 28% < 1% 147
Missouri 32% 10% 11% 47% < 1% 337
Montana 22% 3% 10% 65% < 1% 130
Nebraska 23% 9% 6% 62% < 1% 155
Nevada 23% 9% 9% 59% < 1% 162
New Hampshire 12% 7% 8% 73% < 1% 207
New Jersey 28% 8% 7% 56% < 1% 551
New Mexico 37% 8% 6% 49% < 1% 169
New York 24% 9% 9% 56% 1% 1,273
North Carolina 36% 17% 10% 35% 1% 569
North Dakota 18% 15% 9% 58% < 1% 160
Ohio 31% 9% 8% 52% < 1% 602
Oklahoma 43% 17% 8% 32% < 1% 192
Oregon 24% 9% 10% 57% < 1% 247
Pennsylvania 26% 8% 10% 56% 1% 776
Rhode Island 20% 8% 6% 65% 1% 203
South Carolina 46% 13% 6% 35% < 1% 265
South Dakota 30% 12% 10% 49% < 1% 152
Tennessee 54% 8% 5% 33% < 1% 318
Texas 40% 12% 9% 39% 1% 1,405
Utah 36% 4% 12% 47% 1% 159
Vermont 14% 8% 6% 72% < 1% 213
Virginia 37% 11% 7% 45% 1% 511
Washington 23% 9% 8% 60% < 1% 470
West Virginia 41% 10% 10% 38% 1% 130
Wisconsin 23% 11% 8% 57% < 1% 344
Wyoming 24% 16% 7% 52% 1% 111

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who say the holy scripture is…

State Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 42% 30% 6% 17% 6% 237
Alaska 15% 15% 1% 62% 7% 165
Arizona 19% 32% 2% 39% 8% 355
Arkansas 40% 27% 2% 24% 7% 158
California 22% 21% 1% 49% 7% 2,208
Colorado 15% 26% < 1% 50% 9% 282
Connecticut 19% 28% 1% 46% 6% 259
Delaware 21% 28% 3% 40% 7% 184
District of Columbia 25% 22% 1% 48% 4% 226
Florida 25% 25% 2% 42% 6% 1,147
Georgia 34% 28% 2% 30% 6% 539
Hawaii 24% 22% 1% 45% 8% 208
Idaho 24% 25% 2% 44% 6% 172
Illinois 21% 30% 2% 41% 6% 772
Indiana 28% 28% 3% 36% 5% 339
Iowa 19% 37% 2% 36% 6% 189
Kansas 28% 35% 2% 31% 4% 150
Kentucky 28% 23% 5% 39% 6% 198
Louisiana 37% 28% 1% 29% 5% 227
Maine 14% 19% 2% 54% 11% 185
Maryland 21% 26% 2% 43% 8% 415
Massachusetts 12% 19% 2% 60% 7% 466
Michigan 22% 31% 1% 40% 7% 547
Minnesota 17% 25% 1% 46% 10% 342
Mississippi 53% 25% 4% 15% 4% 147
Missouri 25% 32% 3% 32% 8% 337
Montana 14% 27% 1% 51% 8% 130
Nebraska 22% 36% 3% 34% 6% 155
Nevada 20% 22% 1% 54% 3% 162
New Hampshire 11% 21% 2% 57% 9% 207
New Jersey 18% 29% 2% 44% 7% 551
New Mexico 24% 24% 4% 43% 5% 169
New York 20% 23% 2% 49% 6% 1,273
North Carolina 31% 28% 2% 31% 7% 569
North Dakota 19% 32% 2% 44% 4% 160
Ohio 24% 32% 2% 35% 8% 602
Oklahoma 33% 31% 1% 28% 7% 192
Oregon 13% 28% 1% 51% 7% 247
Pennsylvania 22% 26% 2% 45% 6% 776
Rhode Island 15% 29% 1% 52% 4% 203
South Carolina 38% 30% 2% 24% 6% 265
South Dakota 26% 34% 1% 27% 11% 152
Tennessee 42% 26% 2% 25% 5% 318
Texas 33% 28% 2% 31% 7% 1,405
Utah 14% 35% 1% 45% 5% 159
Vermont 10% 16% 1% 69% 4% 213
Virginia 30% 22% 4% 36% 9% 511
Washington 17% 26% 1% 49% 7% 470
West Virginia 36% 24% 5% 28% 8% 130
Wisconsin 19% 31% 2% 44% 5% 344
Wyoming 20% 25% 2% 41% 12% 111

Belief in Heaven among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 79% 16% 5% 237
Alaska 49% 43% 8% 165
Arizona 65% 28% 7% 355
Arkansas 87% 11% 2% 158
California 58% 35% 7% 2,208
Colorado 50% 40% 10% 282
Connecticut 66% 26% 8% 259
Delaware 72% 22% 6% 184
District of Columbia 59% 33% 8% 226
Florida 65% 27% 8% 1,147
Georgia 74% 20% 6% 539
Hawaii 65% 26% 9% 208
Idaho 65% 30% 4% 172
Illinois 68% 25% 6% 772
Indiana 75% 21% 4% 339
Iowa 70% 24% 6% 189
Kansas 78% 16% 6% 150
Kentucky 73% 22% 5% 198
Louisiana 77% 17% 6% 227
Maine 55% 36% 9% 185
Maryland 64% 29% 6% 415
Massachusetts 48% 42% 11% 466
Michigan 68% 26% 6% 547
Minnesota 70% 26% 4% 342
Mississippi 90% 8% 2% 147
Missouri 76% 19% 5% 337
Montana 57% 40% 3% 130
Nebraska 72% 24% 4% 155
Nevada 59% 33% 8% 162
New Hampshire 53% 35% 12% 207
New Jersey 68% 25% 8% 551
New Mexico 61% 33% 6% 169
New York 63% 31% 6% 1,273
North Carolina 74% 20% 6% 569
North Dakota 80% 16% 4% 160
Ohio 74% 21% 5% 602
Oklahoma 76% 20% 4% 192
Oregon 53% 38% 9% 247
Pennsylvania 67% 26% 7% 776
Rhode Island 62% 30% 8% 203
South Carolina 77% 14% 10% 265
South Dakota 78% 16% 6% 152
Tennessee 78% 17% 5% 318
Texas 74% 19% 8% 1,405
Utah 66% 29% 4% 159
Vermont 44% 50% 6% 213
Virginia 71% 22% 6% 511
Washington 55% 36% 8% 470
West Virginia 77% 14% 9% 130
Wisconsin 67% 25% 8% 344
Wyoming 63% 21% 16% 111

Belief in Hell among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who …in hell

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 68% 25% 7% 237
Alaska 38% 56% 6% 165
Arizona 49% 44% 7% 355
Arkansas 74% 24% 2% 158
California 44% 49% 7% 2,208
Colorado 38% 50% 12% 282
Connecticut 45% 46% 9% 259
Delaware 51% 37% 12% 184
District of Columbia 42% 50% 8% 226
Florida 50% 42% 8% 1,147
Georgia 62% 32% 6% 539
Hawaii 54% 37% 9% 208
Idaho 48% 44% 8% 172
Illinois 51% 41% 8% 772
Indiana 60% 35% 5% 339
Iowa 54% 38% 8% 189
Kansas 60% 31% 9% 150
Kentucky 64% 28% 8% 198
Louisiana 70% 26% 4% 227
Maine 38% 52% 10% 185
Maryland 48% 45% 7% 415
Massachusetts 30% 59% 11% 466
Michigan 56% 37% 8% 547
Minnesota 49% 43% 8% 342
Mississippi 77% 18% 5% 147
Missouri 60% 32% 7% 337
Montana 35% 58% 7% 130
Nebraska 53% 41% 7% 155
Nevada 43% 49% 8% 162
New Hampshire 41% 50% 9% 207
New Jersey 48% 42% 10% 551
New Mexico 51% 44% 5% 169
New York 44% 49% 7% 1,273
North Carolina 63% 29% 8% 569
North Dakota 59% 34% 7% 160
Ohio 57% 36% 7% 602
Oklahoma 68% 28% 4% 192
Oregon 39% 52% 9% 247
Pennsylvania 51% 41% 8% 776
Rhode Island 45% 49% 6% 203
South Carolina 63% 26% 11% 265
South Dakota 64% 31% 5% 152
Tennessee 71% 24% 5% 318
Texas 61% 32% 7% 1,405
Utah 42% 54% 4% 159
Vermont 24% 67% 9% 213
Virginia 58% 34% 7% 511
Washington 38% 55% 7% 470
West Virginia 69% 23% 7% 130
Wisconsin 52% 41% 7% 344
Wyoming 42% 47% 11% 111

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who identify as…

State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 40% 13% 48% 237
Alaska 20% 32% 49% 165
Arizona 24% 21% 55% 355
Arkansas 28% 19% 54% 158
California 19% 19% 61% 2,208
Colorado 23% 16% 61% 282
Connecticut 18% 17% 65% 259
Delaware 18% 15% 67% 184
District of Columbia 7% 13% 80% 226
Florida 27% 18% 55% 1,147
Georgia 30% 19% 51% 539
Hawaii 22% 22% 57% 208
Idaho 32% 22% 46% 172
Illinois 23% 17% 60% 772
Indiana 28% 21% 51% 339
Iowa 29% 18% 52% 189
Kansas 33% 21% 46% 150
Kentucky 32% 12% 56% 198
Louisiana 35% 14% 52% 227
Maine 26% 11% 64% 185
Maryland 20% 13% 67% 415
Massachusetts 19% 11% 70% 466
Michigan 21% 18% 61% 547
Minnesota 27% 12% 61% 342
Mississippi 34% 14% 52% 147
Missouri 31% 17% 53% 337
Montana 21% 26% 53% 130
Nebraska 35% 15% 49% 155
Nevada 18% 21% 60% 162
New Hampshire 27% 19% 53% 207
New Jersey 23% 19% 57% 551
New Mexico 24% 15% 62% 169
New York 20% 17% 63% 1,273
North Carolina 31% 15% 54% 569
North Dakota 31% 21% 48% 160
Ohio 28% 20% 52% 602
Oklahoma 34% 15% 51% 192
Oregon 20% 20% 60% 247
Pennsylvania 27% 14% 58% 776
Rhode Island 29% 19% 53% 203
South Carolina 33% 17% 50% 265
South Dakota 34% 9% 57% 152
Tennessee 36% 13% 51% 318
Texas 31% 20% 49% 1,405
Utah 32% 19% 49% 159
Vermont 24% 10% 66% 213
Virginia 28% 21% 51% 511
Washington 23% 20% 56% 470
West Virginia 32% 18% 50% 130
Wisconsin 29% 14% 57% 344
Wyoming 33% 20% 47% 111

Political ideology among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

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

State Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 38% 38% 18% 7% 237
Alaska 20% 43% 33% 4% 165
Arizona 27% 37% 31% 6% 355
Arkansas 27% 47% 19% 8% 158
California 21% 35% 39% 5% 2,208
Colorado 17% 42% 37% 3% 282
Connecticut 23% 40% 33% 4% 259
Delaware 13% 45% 33% 8% 184
District of Columbia 11% 37% 46% 6% 226
Florida 27% 35% 31% 7% 1,147
Georgia 32% 37% 26% 6% 539
Hawaii 26% 44% 25% 5% 208
Idaho 24% 39% 30% 7% 172
Illinois 21% 39% 35% 5% 772
Indiana 28% 36% 27% 9% 339
Iowa 27% 38% 30% 5% 189
Kansas 26% 35% 35% 4% 150
Kentucky 33% 31% 32% 5% 198
Louisiana 42% 34% 19% 5% 227
Maine 25% 32% 42% 1% 185
Maryland 17% 40% 39% 5% 415
Massachusetts 17% 34% 45% 5% 466
Michigan 23% 35% 34% 7% 547
Minnesota 24% 33% 38% 5% 342
Mississippi 31% 40% 26% 4% 147
Missouri 29% 37% 26% 8% 337
Montana 18% 42% 36% 4% 130
Nebraska 25% 34% 34% 7% 155
Nevada 19% 44% 34% 3% 162
New Hampshire 23% 42% 30% 6% 207
New Jersey 21% 36% 35% 7% 551
New Mexico 21% 38% 36% 5% 169
New York 22% 36% 38% 4% 1,273
North Carolina 29% 37% 31% 3% 569
North Dakota 33% 35% 32% 1% 160
Ohio 26% 38% 29% 6% 602
Oklahoma 33% 39% 22% 5% 192
Oregon 17% 38% 39% 6% 247
Pennsylvania 22% 39% 32% 7% 776
Rhode Island 18% 37% 37% 8% 203
South Carolina 36% 40% 19% 5% 265
South Dakota 32% 42% 22% 4% 152
Tennessee 37% 32% 27% 4% 318
Texas 30% 38% 26% 7% 1,405
Utah 29% 37% 29% 6% 159
Vermont 22% 32% 43% 3% 213
Virginia 25% 45% 25% 6% 511
Washington 20% 34% 38% 7% 470
West Virginia 27% 34% 30% 9% 130
Wisconsin 27% 42% 28% 4% 344
Wyoming 15% 42% 34% 9% 111

Views about size of government among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

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

State Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 43% 51% 2% 4% 237
Alaska 40% 54% 2% 3% 165
Arizona 47% 48% 3% 2% 355
Arkansas 40% 53% 2% 5% 158
California 36% 56% 4% 4% 2,208
Colorado 35% 56% 6% 3% 282
Connecticut 46% 48% 4% 2% 259
Delaware 40% 51% 4% 4% 184
District of Columbia 19% 74% 4% 3% 226
Florida 37% 54% 4% 5% 1,147
Georgia 44% 49% 4% 4% 539
Hawaii 45% 47% 4% 4% 208
Idaho 49% 43% 4% 4% 172
Illinois 43% 50% 3% 3% 772
Indiana 46% 46% 5% 4% 339
Iowa 41% 52% 3% 4% 189
Kansas 54% 36% 2% 7% 150
Kentucky 46% 46% 4% 3% 198
Louisiana 48% 46% 2% 4% 227
Maine 51% 43% 3% 3% 185
Maryland 39% 55% 2% 4% 415
Massachusetts 38% 54% 4% 4% 466
Michigan 46% 47% 3% 4% 547
Minnesota 47% 46% 4% 3% 342
Mississippi 46% 48% 1% 4% 147
Missouri 50% 42% 3% 6% 337
Montana 39% 50% 4% 7% 130
Nebraska 56% 41% 2% 1% 155
Nevada 45% 49% 5% 1% 162
New Hampshire 56% 38% 2% 4% 207
New Jersey 40% 53% 3% 4% 551
New Mexico 33% 60% 4% 3% 169
New York 35% 58% 3% 4% 1,273
North Carolina 42% 51% 3% 4% 569
North Dakota 57% 37% 3% 3% 160
Ohio 48% 42% 4% 6% 602
Oklahoma 55% 43% 2% 1% 192
Oregon 44% 49% 1% 6% 247
Pennsylvania 47% 46% 3% 3% 776
Rhode Island 38% 50% 4% 8% 203
South Carolina 46% 48% 3% 3% 265
South Dakota 57% 36% 4% 3% 152
Tennessee 47% 47% 2% 4% 318
Texas 39% 53% 4% 4% 1,405
Utah 52% 39% 4% 5% 159
Vermont 40% 50% 5% 4% 213
Virginia 42% 51% 4% 3% 511
Washington 44% 48% 4% 3% 470
West Virginia 43% 43% 8% 7% 130
Wisconsin 49% 46% 2% 2% 344
Wyoming 54% 35% 1% 10% 111

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who say government aid to the poor…

State Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 40% 55% 3% 1% 237
Alaska 31% 60% 8% 2% 165
Arizona 37% 57% 4% 2% 355
Arkansas 38% 58% 3% 2% 158
California 28% 67% 4% 2% 2,208
Colorado 30% 64% 4% 2% 282
Connecticut 32% 63% 4% 1% 259
Delaware 33% 59% 5% 3% 184
District of Columbia 14% 81% 4% 1% 226
Florida 35% 60% 4% 1% 1,147
Georgia 36% 57% 5% 2% 539
Hawaii 42% 53% 4% 1% 208
Idaho 32% 62% 6% < 1% 172
Illinois 31% 65% 3% 2% 772
Indiana 42% 52% 4% 1% 339
Iowa 30% 66% 3% < 1% 189
Kansas 39% 55% 5% 1% 150
Kentucky 38% 51% 9% 1% 198
Louisiana 42% 52% 4% 2% 227
Maine 28% 68% 3% 2% 185
Maryland 27% 68% 4% 1% 415
Massachusetts 26% 72% 2% 1% 466
Michigan 37% 60% 3% 1% 547
Minnesota 27% 69% 4% < 1% 342
Mississippi 41% 53% 4% 2% 147
Missouri 38% 56% 4% 2% 337
Montana 29% 71% < 1% 1% 130
Nebraska 46% 52% 1% 1% 155
Nevada 34% 62% 3% 1% 162
New Hampshire 30% 64% 2% 4% 207
New Jersey 33% 62% 3% 2% 551
New Mexico 27% 70% 2% 2% 169
New York 31% 64% 4% 1% 1,273
North Carolina 33% 62% 3% 1% 569
North Dakota 41% 54% 3% 2% 160
Ohio 38% 57% 3% 2% 602
Oklahoma 41% 56% 1% 2% 192
Oregon 21% 75% 3% < 1% 247
Pennsylvania 38% 57% 3% 2% 776
Rhode Island 29% 65% 2% 4% 203
South Carolina 33% 59% 5% 2% 265
South Dakota 40% 59% 1% 1% 152
Tennessee 35% 61% 2% 2% 318
Texas 39% 55% 4% 2% 1,405
Utah 38% 61% 1% 1% 159
Vermont 22% 74% 2% 2% 213
Virginia 37% 56% 4% 3% 511
Washington 30% 66% 3% 1% 470
West Virginia 29% 64% 6% 1% 130
Wisconsin 37% 60% 2% 1% 344
Wyoming 41% 50% 7% 2% 111

Views about abortion among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who say abortion should be…

State Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 49% 47% 4% 237
Alaska 79% 21% < 1% 165
Arizona 62% 36% 2% 355
Arkansas 46% 51% 3% 158
California 65% 31% 4% 2,208
Colorado 70% 26% 4% 282
Connecticut 74% 23% 3% 259
Delaware 69% 26% 5% 184
District of Columbia 78% 19% 3% 226
Florida 65% 32% 3% 1,147
Georgia 56% 40% 4% 539
Hawaii 72% 23% 5% 208
Idaho 56% 39% 5% 172
Illinois 65% 33% 2% 772
Indiana 50% 45% 5% 339
Iowa 63% 35% 2% 189
Kansas 54% 41% 5% 150
Kentucky 45% 47% 7% 198
Louisiana 46% 51% 4% 227
Maine 71% 27% 3% 185
Maryland 72% 25% 3% 415
Massachusetts 83% 15% 2% 466
Michigan 64% 34% 2% 547
Minnesota 59% 36% 4% 342
Mississippi 46% 50% 4% 147
Missouri 57% 40% 4% 337
Montana 73% 23% 4% 130
Nebraska 64% 34% 2% 155
Nevada 83% 15% 1% 162
New Hampshire 77% 20% 3% 207
New Jersey 68% 30% 3% 551
New Mexico 58% 39% 3% 169
New York 73% 24% 3% 1,273
North Carolina 60% 35% 5% 569
North Dakota 60% 39% 1% 160
Ohio 57% 38% 5% 602
Oklahoma 61% 38% 2% 192
Oregon 72% 26% 2% 247
Pennsylvania 63% 33% 4% 776
Rhode Island 67% 26% 7% 203
South Carolina 50% 43% 7% 265
South Dakota 61% 37% 2% 152
Tennessee 50% 48% 3% 318
Texas 52% 44% 4% 1,405
Utah 60% 36% 4% 159
Vermont 79% 20% 2% 213
Virginia 66% 31% 2% 511
Washington 68% 29% 3% 470
West Virginia 47% 47% 7% 130
Wisconsin 62% 35% 2% 344
Wyoming 73% 26% 1% 111

Views about homosexuality among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

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

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 49% 45% 2% 4% 237
Alaska 75% 18% 4% 2% 165
Arizona 75% 19% 4% 2% 355
Arkansas 49% 40% 6% 5% 158
California 77% 19% 3% 2% 2,208
Colorado 79% 17% 3% 2% 282
Connecticut 83% 13% 1% 3% 259
Delaware 74% 18% 3% 5% 184
District of Columbia 76% 20% 2% 2% 226
Florida 72% 21% 4% 3% 1,147
Georgia 62% 32% 3% 4% 539
Hawaii 67% 29% 2% 2% 208
Idaho 75% 19% 4% 2% 172
Illinois 74% 22% 3% 2% 772
Indiana 67% 25% 4% 4% 339
Iowa 67% 28% 4% 1% 189
Kansas 67% 21% 8% 4% 150
Kentucky 57% 29% 10% 4% 198
Louisiana 60% 30% 6% 3% 227
Maine 80% 17% 3% 1% 185
Maryland 74% 22% 3% 1% 415
Massachusetts 87% 10% 2% 2% 466
Michigan 73% 22% 3% 2% 547
Minnesota 74% 22% 3% 1% 342
Mississippi 48% 46% 5% 1% 147
Missouri 69% 27% 2% 3% 337
Montana 86% 12% 2% < 1% 130
Nebraska 72% 26% < 1% 2% 155
Nevada 78% 18% 2% 2% 162
New Hampshire 81% 13% 5% 2% 207
New Jersey 80% 15% 3% 2% 551
New Mexico 74% 25% 1% 1% 169
New York 77% 17% 3% 3% 1,273
North Carolina 66% 28% 4% 2% 569
North Dakota 66% 29% 3% 2% 160
Ohio 71% 22% 3% 4% 602
Oklahoma 62% 33% 3% 2% 192
Oregon 75% 17% 6% 2% 247
Pennsylvania 73% 22% 3% 2% 776
Rhode Island 79% 15% 2% 4% 203
South Carolina 59% 35% 4% 2% 265
South Dakota 70% 23% 5% 1% 152
Tennessee 50% 44% 3% 3% 318
Texas 65% 30% 3% 3% 1,405
Utah 68% 24% 3% 4% 159
Vermont 90% 8% < 1% 2% 213
Virginia 74% 24% 2% 1% 511
Washington 76% 20% 2% 2% 470
West Virginia 52% 43% 2% 4% 130
Wisconsin 77% 20% 1% 1% 344
Wyoming 72% 22% 5% 1% 111

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who …same-sex marriage

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 42% 52% 6% 237
Alaska 76% 22% 2% 165
Arizona 72% 23% 5% 355
Arkansas 44% 45% 11% 158
California 72% 24% 4% 2,208
Colorado 75% 20% 5% 282
Connecticut 80% 18% 2% 259
Delaware 65% 30% 5% 184
District of Columbia 71% 21% 8% 226
Florida 62% 31% 7% 1,147
Georgia 54% 39% 7% 539
Hawaii 61% 28% 11% 208
Idaho 66% 23% 11% 172
Illinois 70% 26% 4% 772
Indiana 58% 33% 9% 339
Iowa 61% 30% 9% 189
Kansas 59% 32% 9% 150
Kentucky 55% 34% 11% 198
Louisiana 49% 43% 7% 227
Maine 75% 22% 3% 185
Maryland 69% 27% 5% 415
Massachusetts 83% 14% 2% 466
Michigan 65% 29% 5% 547
Minnesota 74% 23% 3% 342
Mississippi 39% 53% 8% 147
Missouri 59% 35% 6% 337
Montana 77% 14% 9% 130
Nebraska 63% 34% 3% 155
Nevada 65% 29% 6% 162
New Hampshire 79% 17% 4% 207
New Jersey 71% 22% 6% 551
New Mexico 63% 32% 5% 169
New York 71% 25% 5% 1,273
North Carolina 58% 35% 7% 569
North Dakota 65% 30% 6% 160
Ohio 61% 32% 7% 602
Oklahoma 52% 44% 4% 192
Oregon 73% 21% 6% 247
Pennsylvania 66% 27% 7% 776
Rhode Island 72% 22% 7% 203
South Carolina 50% 42% 7% 265
South Dakota 64% 31% 5% 152
Tennessee 44% 47% 9% 318
Texas 55% 39% 6% 1,405
Utah 65% 34% 1% 159
Vermont 86% 11% 2% 213
Virginia 64% 30% 6% 511
Washington 70% 22% 8% 470
West Virginia 50% 41% 9% 130
Wisconsin 72% 25% 4% 344
Wyoming 66% 21% 13% 111

Views about human evolution among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state

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

State Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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.
Alabama 18% 34% 2% 45% 2% 237
Alaska 50% 21% 5% 21% 3% 165
Arizona 44% 24% 2% 26% 4% 355
Arkansas 25% 30% 5% 38% 2% 158
California 47% 22% 5% 23% 2% 2,208
Colorado 48% 25% 4% 22% 1% 282
Connecticut 47% 23% 3% 25% 2% 259
Delaware 45% 23% 3% 28% 1% 184
District of Columbia 49% 26% 4% 18% 2% 226
Florida 38% 26% 4% 29% 3% 1,147
Georgia 32% 28% 3% 33% 4% 539
Hawaii 41% 23% 6% 26% 3% 208
Idaho 33% 28% 5% 28% 6% 172
Illinois 43% 27% 4% 24% 2% 772
Indiana 35% 28% 2% 32% 2% 339
Iowa 41% 31% 2% 21% 4% 189
Kansas 36% 28% 7% 28% 2% 150
Kentucky 35% 24% 4% 33% 4% 198
Louisiana 30% 32% 3% 32% 4% 227
Maine 55% 12% 5% 25% 3% 185
Maryland 45% 27% 3% 24% 2% 415
Massachusetts 57% 20% 6% 15% 2% 466
Michigan 41% 26% 3% 28% 2% 547
Minnesota 46% 22% 4% 24% 3% 342
Mississippi 25% 27% 4% 43% 1% 147
Missouri 35% 23% 3% 36% 3% 337
Montana 56% 26% 2% 16% < 1% 130
Nebraska 42% 25% 3% 27% 3% 155
Nevada 45% 25% 6% 21% 2% 162
New Hampshire 56% 20% 1% 21% 2% 207
New Jersey 44% 24% 4% 24% 4% 551
New Mexico 42% 27% 4% 25% 2% 169
New York 44% 23% 4% 25% 3% 1,273
North Carolina 35% 28% 5% 28% 4% 569
North Dakota 38% 22% 6% 32% 2% 160
Ohio 35% 28% 4% 31% 3% 602
Oklahoma 27% 30% 1% 40% 2% 192
Oregon 53% 21% 4% 19% 3% 247
Pennsylvania 42% 25% 4% 27% 2% 776
Rhode Island 44% 24% 5% 24% 2% 203
South Carolina 29% 26% 4% 38% 3% 265
South Dakota 33% 24% 3% 33% 6% 152
Tennessee 25% 27% 2% 41% 5% 318
Texas 32% 28% 4% 34% 3% 1,405
Utah 41% 30% 5% 22% 2% 159
Vermont 66% 17% 6% 11% 1% 213
Virginia 38% 31% 3% 26% 2% 511
Washington 48% 21% 6% 23% 2% 470
West Virginia 21% 26% 5% 46% 2% 130
Wisconsin 44% 27% 2% 26% 1% 344
Wyoming 37% 26% 12% 20% 5% 111