State among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 13,166. 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 2% < 1% 2% 1% 11% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 3% < 1% 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% 2% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 5% 3% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 2% 8% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 13,166
2007 2% < 1% 2% 1% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 4% 3% < 1% 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% < 1% 2% 2% 4% 2% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 6% 3% < 1% 5% 1% 1% 5% < 1% 2% < 1% 3% 7% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 10,512

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State among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by religious group

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 0. 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.
Catholic < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 16% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 6% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 2% 4% 3% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 4% 1% 9% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 5% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 9% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 2,856
Evangelical Protestant 3% < 1% 2% 2% 9% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 5% < 1% 1% 3% 3% 1% 1% 3% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 2% 3% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 4% < 1% 4% 2% 2% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 4% 9% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 4,340
Historically Black Protestant 5% < 1% < 1% 1% 4% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 9% 9% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 6% < 1% 2% 1% 3% < 1% 3% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 4% 6% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% 4% < 1% 4% < 1% 3% 7% < 1% < 1% 5% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 640
Jewish 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 13% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 12% 2% < 1% < 1% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 14% < 1% 24% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 3% < 1% < 1% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 196
Mainline Protestant 2% < 1% 2% 1% 8% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 2% < 1% 1% 4% 2% 2% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 5% 3% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 4% 3% 1% 5% 2% 1% 7% < 1% 2% 1% 2% 7% < 1% < 1% 3% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2,306
Mormon 1% 1% 8% 1% 10% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 1% < 1% 5% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 2% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 4% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 6% 28% < 1% 3% 6% 1% < 1% 1% 363
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 1% < 1% 3% 1% 14% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 1% 1% 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 3% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 6% 3% < 1% 5% 1% 1% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 6% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1,908

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Age distribution among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who are ages…

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 227. 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 19% 37% 27% 17% 227
Alaska 21% 40% 28% 11% 126
Arizona 22% 30% 28% 20% 261
Arkansas 24% 30% 26% 20% 136
California 23% 32% 26% 19% 1,239
Colorado 25% 31% 28% 17% 190
Connecticut 18% 31% 31% 20% 100
Florida 15% 31% 29% 25% 756
Georgia 18% 34% 28% 21% 377
Idaho 16% 37% 26% 21% 140
Illinois 20% 34% 29% 17% 476
Indiana 18% 33% 30% 19% 279
Iowa 11% 32% 33% 24% 122
Kansas 20% 36% 29% 15% 134
Kentucky 17% 33% 32% 17% 210
Louisiana 18% 32% 32% 18% 210
Maine 7% 34% 31% 28% 100
Maryland 19% 31% 31% 20% 196
Massachusetts 21% 27% 36% 15% 193
Michigan 18% 31% 28% 23% 343
Minnesota 18% 30% 32% 20% 189
Mississippi 17% 32% 29% 22% 139
Missouri 20% 34% 26% 21% 268
Montana 13% 27% 34% 26% 166
Nebraska 11% 34% 34% 20% 132
Nevada 21% 35% 26% 17% 131
New Jersey 23% 21% 31% 25% 270
New Mexico 13% 31% 34% 22% 119
New York 20% 34% 28% 18% 574
North Carolina 21% 33% 26% 20% 385
North Dakota 22% 29% 33% 16% 153
Ohio 16% 32% 32% 20% 454
Oklahoma 20% 28% 30% 22% 168
Oregon 21% 29% 31% 20% 147
Pennsylvania 17% 33% 29% 21% 524
South Carolina 17% 32% 30% 22% 200
South Dakota 13% 35% 33% 19% 141
Tennessee 15% 40% 24% 21% 292
Texas 21% 34% 29% 16% 958
Utah 26% 42% 21% 11% 130
Virginia 18% 30% 29% 23% 316
Washington 15% 35% 28% 22% 201
West Virginia 22% 28% 29% 21% 157
Wisconsin 15% 34% 32% 18% 219
Wyoming 14% 36% 35% 15% 175

Generational cohort among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who are…

State Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 227. 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 11% 15% 30% 31% 12% 1% 227
Alaska 15% 13% 34% 30% 8% < 1% 126
Arizona 15% 11% 26% 35% 12% 1% 261
Arkansas 17% 9% 28% 31% 15% < 1% 136
California 15% 13% 26% 30% 14% 1% 1,239
Colorado 12% 19% 24% 34% 10% < 1% 190
Connecticut 12% 12% 25% 35% 16% 1% 100
Florida 10% 10% 27% 36% 15% 3% 756
Georgia 9% 13% 30% 34% 15% < 1% 377
Idaho 14% 5% 33% 29% 18% < 1% 140
Illinois 14% 14% 26% 33% 12% 1% 476
Indiana 14% 10% 27% 34% 14% 1% 279
Iowa 8% 10% 25% 42% 15% < 1% 122
Kansas 14% 14% 28% 36% 7% 1% 134
Kentucky 10% 12% 29% 41% 8% < 1% 210
Louisiana 10% 16% 25% 38% 10% 1% 210
Maine 3% 8% 30% 40% 16% 3% 100
Maryland 10% 11% 28% 35% 14% 1% 196
Massachusetts 14% 11% 24% 41% 9% 1% 193
Michigan 13% 7% 28% 38% 13% 1% 343
Minnesota 11% 12% 24% 36% 15% 2% 189
Mississippi 11% 11% 28% 36% 15% < 1% 139
Missouri 13% 13% 27% 31% 14% 2% 268
Montana 10% 6% 23% 40% 20% < 1% 166
Nebraska 6% 10% 30% 40% 15% < 1% 132
Nevada 16% 8% 33% 31% 13% < 1% 131
New Jersey 13% 15% 16% 37% 16% 2% 270
New Mexico 5% 13% 25% 43% 13% < 1% 119
New York 13% 14% 26% 34% 11% 1% 574
North Carolina 11% 15% 27% 34% 12% 1% 385
North Dakota 12% 18% 21% 39% 10% < 1% 153
Ohio 9% 13% 27% 37% 14% 1% 454
Oklahoma 11% 16% 22% 34% 15% 2% 168
Oregon 12% 11% 27% 35% 15% 1% 147
Pennsylvania 11% 10% 29% 34% 15% 1% 524
South Carolina 9% 15% 25% 38% 13% < 1% 200
South Dakota 10% 10% 28% 36% 14% 2% 141
Tennessee 7% 15% 33% 31% 13% 1% 292
Texas 13% 13% 29% 33% 11% 2% 958
Utah 18% 16% 34% 26% 7% < 1% 130
Virginia 8% 14% 25% 36% 16% < 1% 316
Washington 11% 11% 27% 37% 12% 2% 201
West Virginia 16% 8% 25% 33% 15% 2% 157
Wisconsin 10% 12% 27% 36% 12% 2% 219
Wyoming 11% 11% 28% 41% 9% < 1% 175

Gender composition among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who are…

State Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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 57% 43% 233
Alaska 57% 43% 129
Arizona 52% 48% 265
Arkansas 55% 45% 141
California 52% 48% 1,268
Colorado 58% 42% 194
Connecticut 54% 46% 105
Florida 54% 46% 768
Georgia 49% 51% 383
Idaho 54% 46% 141
Illinois 48% 52% 485
Indiana 54% 46% 282
Iowa 58% 42% 123
Kansas 55% 45% 136
Kentucky 51% 49% 210
Louisiana 52% 48% 211
Maine 58% 42% 101
Maryland 56% 44% 199
Massachusetts 54% 46% 197
Michigan 51% 49% 348
Minnesota 57% 43% 192
Mississippi 54% 46% 140
Missouri 51% 49% 275
Montana 57% 43% 171
Nebraska 59% 41% 133
Nevada 58% 42% 133
New Jersey 53% 47% 283
New Mexico 55% 45% 121
New York 48% 52% 586
North Carolina 54% 46% 387
North Dakota 62% 38% 156
Ohio 53% 47% 464
Oklahoma 59% 41% 170
Oregon 46% 54% 148
Pennsylvania 57% 43% 532
South Carolina 52% 48% 205
South Dakota 58% 42% 146
Tennessee 60% 40% 299
Texas 52% 48% 982
Utah 53% 47% 132
Virginia 53% 47% 329
Washington 52% 48% 207
West Virginia 58% 42% 158
Wisconsin 57% 43% 226
Wyoming 55% 45% 177

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who identify as…

State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 231. 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% 21% < 1% 2% 3% 231
Alaska 69% 5% 5% 5% 16% 129
Arizona 68% 3% 2% 22% 6% 258
Arkansas 81% 10% < 1% 5% 4% 141
California 46% 5% 10% 37% 3% 1,238
Colorado 76% 5% 2% 15% 3% 190
Connecticut 74% 9% 1% 14% 2% 104
Florida 64% 13% 1% 20% 2% 756
Georgia 64% 26% 1% 5% 3% 378
Idaho 90% 2% 1% 6% 1% 140
Illinois 66% 13% 2% 14% 5% 475
Indiana 85% 6% 1% 5% 3% 278
Iowa 93% < 1% 3% 2% 2% 123
Kansas 81% 6% 4% 6% 3% 134
Kentucky 90% 6% < 1% 1% 2% 208
Louisiana 67% 26% 1% 4% 3% 209
Maine 95% < 1% 1% 2% 2% 100
Maryland 63% 19% 2% 8% 7% 195
Massachusetts 75% 8% 3% 12% 2% 191
Michigan 81% 11% 1% 4% 3% 343
Minnesota 86% 4% 1% 4% 5% 187
Mississippi 67% 27% < 1% 4% 2% 139
Missouri 83% 13% 1% 1% 2% 272
Montana 92% < 1% 1% 1% 5% 169
Nebraska 85% 5% 1% 5% 3% 133
Nevada 62% 7% < 1% 25% 7% 130
New Jersey 62% 12% 7% 17% 2% 278
New Mexico 50% 4% < 1% 34% 12% 121
New York 62% 11% 6% 17% 3% 575
North Carolina 67% 22% 2% 4% 5% 384
North Dakota 94% < 1% 1% 1% 5% 152
Ohio 86% 9% 1% 2% 2% 455
Oklahoma 77% 6% < 1% 4% 13% 167
Oregon 82% 1% 2% 10% 4% 146
Pennsylvania 83% 7% 1% 6% 2% 525
South Carolina 69% 25% < 1% 5% 2% 203
South Dakota 91% < 1% 1% 4% 4% 146
Tennessee 77% 16% < 1% 4% 2% 294
Texas 52% 10% 2% 33% 3% 966
Utah 77% 1% 2% 16% 4% 130
Virginia 75% 14% 4% 4% 2% 318
Washington 77% 1% 8% 8% 6% 205
West Virginia 95% 2% < 1% 1% 2% 157
Wisconsin 85% 7% 2% 5% 2% 222
Wyoming 92% 1% < 1% 6% 2% 177

Immigrant status among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who are…

State Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 230. 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 3% 6% 91% 230
Alaska 14% 8% 78% 127
Arizona 11% 13% 76% 262
Arkansas 4% 1% 95% 140
California 29% 19% 52% 1,252
Colorado 10% 11% 79% 192
Connecticut 18% 11% 72% 102
Florida 19% 10% 72% 752
Georgia 8% 4% 88% 378
Idaho 5% 6% 89% 141
Illinois 14% 9% 77% 477
Indiana 3% 6% 91% 281
Iowa 5% 1% 93% 121
Kansas 6% 6% 88% 135
Kentucky 2% 1% 96% 206
Louisiana 3% 4% 93% 207
Maine 5% 15% 80% 101
Maryland 13% 12% 75% 198
Massachusetts 16% 14% 70% 196
Michigan 4% 7% 89% 346
Minnesota 7% 6% 87% 192
Mississippi 2% < 1% 98% 139
Missouri 4% 4% 92% 271
Montana 1% 7% 92% 169
Nebraska 9% 2% 88% 132
Nevada 15% 12% 73% 130
New Jersey 24% 18% 58% 277
New Mexico 9% 7% 84% 119
New York 24% 18% 58% 573
North Carolina 8% 2% 90% 383
North Dakota 6% 5% 89% 155
Ohio 3% 6% 91% 459
Oklahoma 6% 3% 91% 167
Oregon 12% 10% 77% 148
Pennsylvania 5% 7% 88% 517
South Carolina 5% 5% 90% 203
South Dakota 3% 3% 94% 145
Tennessee 7% 4% 89% 294
Texas 20% 11% 69% 969
Utah 10% 10% 80% 131
Virginia 7% 4% 89% 322
Washington 17% 8% 75% 205
West Virginia 2% 4% 94% 157
Wisconsin 5% 7% 88% 223
Wyoming 3% 5% 92% 176

Income distribution among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 211. 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 36% 24% 25% 15% 211
Alaska 28% 25% 21% 26% 111
Arizona 33% 21% 27% 19% 232
Arkansas 40% 17% 26% 17% 124
California 37% 18% 24% 22% 1,089
Colorado 22% 21% 32% 25% 170
Florida 39% 25% 20% 16% 663
Georgia 38% 19% 24% 19% 338
Idaho 27% 32% 24% 17% 132
Illinois 36% 21% 26% 17% 413
Indiana 35% 25% 26% 14% 238
Iowa 22% 21% 35% 22% 112
Kansas 35% 26% 24% 15% 122
Kentucky 51% 15% 25% 9% 186
Louisiana 42% 17% 26% 14% 181
Maryland 24% 20% 32% 23% 165
Massachusetts 29% 17% 32% 22% 162
Michigan 39% 23% 27% 10% 303
Minnesota 32% 18% 31% 19% 169
Mississippi 43% 18% 23% 16% 122
Missouri 34% 28% 23% 14% 253
Montana 26% 28% 30% 16% 157
Nebraska 35% 25% 27% 13% 119
Nevada 31% 23% 25% 20% 116
New Jersey 33% 16% 26% 25% 232
New Mexico 36% 26% 25% 13% 102
New York 38% 19% 22% 21% 471
North Carolina 37% 20% 25% 18% 341
North Dakota 22% 21% 28% 29% 141
Ohio 37% 25% 27% 11% 406
Oklahoma 29% 23% 33% 15% 144
Oregon 39% 25% 26% 10% 136
Pennsylvania 38% 22% 23% 17% 450
South Carolina 38% 20% 29% 13% 177
South Dakota 23% 23% 35% 19% 127
Tennessee 34% 21% 27% 17% 251
Texas 39% 18% 23% 21% 851
Utah 29% 21% 31% 19% 121
Virginia 26% 22% 28% 24% 284
Washington 32% 23% 23% 22% 183
West Virginia 37% 20% 32% 11% 143
Wisconsin 36% 18% 29% 16% 196
Wyoming 23% 33% 27% 17% 163

Educational distribution among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who have completed…

State High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 231. 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% 38% 13% 4% 231
Alaska 39% 41% 12% 8% 128
Arizona 43% 34% 14% 9% 263
Arkansas 49% 34% 11% 6% 138
California 45% 34% 14% 7% 1,253
Colorado 40% 34% 17% 9% 193
Connecticut 44% 31% 16% 9% 104
Florida 46% 31% 15% 8% 764
Georgia 44% 29% 16% 11% 381
Idaho 37% 42% 14% 7% 141
Illinois 44% 33% 16% 7% 483
Indiana 55% 27% 11% 6% 282
Iowa 41% 37% 14% 8% 122
Kansas 34% 43% 12% 11% 135
Kentucky 58% 27% 10% 5% 208
Louisiana 55% 25% 15% 5% 211
Maine 43% 35% 19% 2% 101
Maryland 45% 29% 16% 10% 198
Massachusetts 54% 25% 14% 7% 196
Michigan 46% 35% 12% 7% 347
Minnesota 44% 34% 17% 6% 191
Mississippi 44% 39% 13% 4% 140
Missouri 48% 32% 14% 7% 274
Montana 40% 38% 15% 8% 170
Nebraska 46% 27% 17% 10% 133
Nevada 51% 29% 12% 8% 133
New Jersey 51% 23% 12% 14% 280
New Mexico 41% 40% 12% 7% 121
New York 45% 30% 16% 9% 583
North Carolina 51% 28% 14% 8% 387
North Dakota 30% 43% 20% 7% 156
Ohio 53% 29% 12% 6% 463
Oklahoma 47% 29% 16% 8% 169
Oregon 49% 33% 13% 6% 148
Pennsylvania 54% 26% 13% 7% 528
South Carolina 47% 34% 14% 5% 205
South Dakota 45% 36% 13% 6% 144
Tennessee 52% 28% 12% 8% 294
Texas 46% 31% 17% 7% 976
Utah 42% 35% 18% 5% 132
Virginia 43% 31% 17% 9% 328
Washington 38% 40% 18% 4% 207
West Virginia 61% 26% 8% 5% 158
Wisconsin 46% 35% 14% 5% 225
Wyoming 38% 39% 18% 6% 177

Marital status among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who are…

State Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 232. 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% 1% 13% 6% 17% 232
Alaska 54% 3% 8% 2% 31% 128
Arizona 48% 9% 17% 5% 21% 264
Arkansas 56% 5% 16% 8% 15% 139
California 49% 8% 12% 5% 26% 1,261
Colorado 58% 9% 9% 5% 19% 194
Connecticut 46% 7% 13% 8% 26% 104
Florida 49% 9% 15% 7% 19% 762
Georgia 54% 4% 15% 9% 19% 380
Idaho 60% 8% 14% 5% 11% 141
Illinois 51% 5% 9% 5% 29% 483
Indiana 51% 6% 13% 10% 20% 279
Iowa 60% 7% 12% 4% 17% 123
Kansas 54% 6% 13% 6% 21% 136
Kentucky 56% 3% 15% 7% 20% 209
Louisiana 50% 6% 21% 5% 18% 211
Maine 65% 12% 10% 6% 7% 101
Maryland 48% 7% 13% 10% 23% 199
Massachusetts 42% 6% 16% 8% 28% 196
Michigan 58% 6% 9% 7% 20% 347
Minnesota 55% 5% 9% 9% 23% 192
Mississippi 53% 4% 13% 5% 25% 140
Missouri 52% 7% 12% 10% 19% 273
Montana 66% 7% 5% 6% 16% 171
Nebraska 56% 3% 17% 7% 16% 132
Nevada 61% 4% 13% 3% 18% 133
New Jersey 45% 8% 15% 8% 24% 281
New Mexico 48% 10% 17% 6% 19% 120
New York 50% 6% 11% 5% 28% 580
North Carolina 54% 4% 14% 6% 22% 386
North Dakota 57% 5% 10% 6% 22% 156
Ohio 55% 4% 10% 7% 24% 461
Oklahoma 56% 3% 11% 10% 21% 170
Oregon 59% 4% 15% 5% 17% 148
Pennsylvania 55% 5% 10% 8% 22% 527
South Carolina 50% 10% 19% 8% 15% 205
South Dakota 52% 8% 11% 11% 17% 145
Tennessee 61% 6% 11% 5% 16% 297
Texas 54% 6% 13% 6% 20% 979
Utah 59% 7% 9% 1% 23% 132
Virginia 56% 6% 9% 8% 20% 327
Washington 52% 9% 12% 10% 16% 205
West Virginia 55% 7% 14% 8% 15% 157
Wisconsin 60% 6% 9% 6% 19% 226
Wyoming 62% 5% 14% 5% 14% 177

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who are…

State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 232. 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 33% 67% 232
Alaska 31% 69% 129
Arizona 21% 79% 264
Arkansas 39% 61% 141
California 30% 70% 1,263
Colorado 32% 68% 193
Connecticut 19% 81% 105
Florida 25% 75% 763
Georgia 33% 67% 382
Idaho 33% 67% 141
Illinois 29% 71% 485
Indiana 25% 75% 281
Iowa 32% 68% 123
Kansas 34% 66% 134
Kentucky 28% 72% 210
Louisiana 37% 63% 209
Maine 22% 78% 101
Maryland 23% 77% 199
Massachusetts 27% 73% 196
Michigan 28% 72% 348
Minnesota 28% 72% 192
Mississippi 29% 71% 140
Missouri 34% 66% 272
Montana 18% 82% 170
Nebraska 28% 72% 133
Nevada 36% 64% 133
New Jersey 23% 77% 281
New Mexico 30% 70% 121
New York 25% 75% 582
North Carolina 30% 70% 385
North Dakota 32% 68% 156
Ohio 30% 70% 461
Oklahoma 21% 79% 170
Oregon 31% 69% 148
Pennsylvania 25% 75% 528
South Carolina 30% 70% 205
South Dakota 26% 74% 146
Tennessee 33% 67% 298
Texas 34% 66% 978
Utah 36% 64% 131
Virginia 24% 76% 327
Washington 29% 71% 207
West Virginia 25% 75% 158
Wisconsin 30% 70% 225
Wyoming 34% 66% 176

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 233. 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 86% 10% < 1% < 1% 1% 2% 233
Alaska 70% 19% 5% < 1% 6% < 1% 129
Arizona 72% 18% 4% < 1% 6% 1% 265
Arkansas 80% 13% 3% < 1% 1% 3% 141
California 62% 21% 7% 2% 6% 2% 1,268
Colorado 68% 18% 4% 1% 7% 3% 194
Connecticut 63% 28% 4% 1% 4% 1% 105
Florida 73% 17% 3% < 1% 5% 2% 768
Georgia 79% 14% 3% < 1% 3% 1% 383
Idaho 70% 18% 6% < 1% 6% < 1% 141
Illinois 69% 20% 4% < 1% 5% 2% 485
Indiana 72% 18% 4% 1% 3% 2% 282
Iowa 71% 16% 2% 3% 7% < 1% 123
Kansas 71% 19% 3% 1% 5% 1% 136
Kentucky 82% 10% 3% < 1% 4% < 1% 210
Louisiana 79% 14% < 1% 2% 4% 1% 211
Maine 55% 24% 6% 2% 9% 3% 101
Maryland 70% 20% 3% < 1% 4% 2% 199
Massachusetts 45% 30% 12% 2% 7% 5% 197
Michigan 74% 18% 3% < 1% 5% < 1% 348
Minnesota 67% 23% 5% < 1% 3% 2% 192
Mississippi 84% 6% 3% < 1% 6% < 1% 140
Missouri 74% 14% 7% < 1% 3% 1% 275
Montana 80% 13% 4% < 1% 3% < 1% 171
Nebraska 73% 18% 2% < 1% 5% 1% 133
Nevada 67% 21% 2% 1% 5% 3% 133
New Jersey 66% 22% 4% < 1% 5% 2% 283
New Mexico 73% 20% 3% < 1% 3% 2% 121
New York 65% 19% 5% 1% 7% 2% 586
North Carolina 80% 14% 2% < 1% 3% 1% 387
North Dakota 69% 19% 1% < 1% 8% 4% 156
Ohio 74% 15% 5% < 1% 5% 1% 464
Oklahoma 77% 15% 2% < 1% 6% < 1% 170
Oregon 69% 20% 4% < 1% 5% 2% 148
Pennsylvania 71% 18% 3% 1% 6% 1% 532
South Carolina 80% 14% 1% 1% 2% 2% 205
South Dakota 75% 19% 2% < 1% 4% < 1% 146
Tennessee 81% 13% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 299
Texas 73% 16% 4% 1% 4% 2% 982
Utah 77% 18% 1% < 1% 4% < 1% 132
Virginia 80% 11% 3% < 1% 4% 2% 329
Washington 64% 24% 4% < 1% 7% 1% 207
West Virginia 78% 17% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 158
Wisconsin 66% 22% 4% < 1% 7% 2% 226
Wyoming 74% 17% 4% < 1% 4% 2% 177

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who say religion is…

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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 78% 13% 6% 2% 1% 233
Alaska 55% 28% 8% 8% 1% 129
Arizona 60% 25% 9% 5% < 1% 265
Arkansas 73% 14% 8% 5% 1% 141
California 56% 25% 11% 8% 1% 1,268
Colorado 55% 28% 11% 5% 1% 194
Connecticut 46% 30% 16% 7% 1% 105
Florida 60% 24% 8% 7% < 1% 768
Georgia 72% 20% 4% 4% 1% 383
Idaho 57% 26% 7% 11% < 1% 141
Illinois 58% 24% 11% 6% < 1% 485
Indiana 57% 30% 7% 6% < 1% 282
Iowa 57% 32% 8% 3% < 1% 123
Kansas 60% 22% 14% 4% < 1% 136
Kentucky 73% 18% 4% 5% < 1% 210
Louisiana 80% 15% 3% 2% < 1% 211
Maine 38% 36% 15% 11% < 1% 101
Maryland 59% 24% 9% 7% < 1% 199
Massachusetts 38% 34% 12% 15% 1% 197
Michigan 56% 26% 10% 7% 2% 348
Minnesota 57% 26% 11% 5% 1% 192
Mississippi 74% 15% 6% 5% 1% 140
Missouri 63% 22% 6% 8% 1% 275
Montana 52% 25% 12% 12% < 1% 171
Nebraska 62% 26% 7% 6% < 1% 133
Nevada 47% 34% 8% 11% < 1% 133
New Jersey 60% 24% 7% 8% < 1% 283
New Mexico 65% 20% 5% 9% 1% 121
New York 52% 25% 12% 10% 1% 586
North Carolina 71% 18% 7% 4% < 1% 387
North Dakota 56% 19% 16% 9% < 1% 156
Ohio 61% 25% 7% 7% < 1% 464
Oklahoma 64% 21% 5% 8% 1% 170
Oregon 56% 24% 9% 9% 1% 148
Pennsylvania 60% 26% 7% 7% < 1% 532
South Carolina 71% 19% 4% 5% 1% 205
South Dakota 63% 23% 7% 7% < 1% 146
Tennessee 74% 17% 3% 4% 1% 299
Texas 67% 21% 6% 6% < 1% 982
Utah 71% 13% 11% 4% 1% 132
Virginia 71% 16% 8% 4% 1% 329
Washington 53% 26% 11% 9% 1% 207
West Virginia 68% 21% 6% 4% 1% 158
Wisconsin 48% 37% 9% 5% 1% 226
Wyoming 59% 26% 10% 5% < 1% 177

Attendance at religious services among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 233. 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 54% 30% 14% 1% 233
Alaska 31% 36% 33% < 1% 129
Arizona 41% 27% 31% 1% 265
Arkansas 44% 27% 29% < 1% 141
California 37% 35% 28% < 1% 1,268
Colorado 36% 32% 32% < 1% 194
Connecticut 28% 39% 33% < 1% 105
Florida 40% 33% 27% 1% 768
Georgia 44% 35% 20% < 1% 383
Idaho 39% 30% 32% < 1% 141
Illinois 39% 33% 28% 1% 485
Indiana 40% 30% 28% 1% 282
Iowa 39% 43% 18% < 1% 123
Kansas 38% 34% 28% < 1% 136
Kentucky 50% 26% 23% 1% 210
Louisiana 50% 32% 17% < 1% 211
Maine 19% 42% 38% 1% 101
Maryland 41% 34% 24% < 1% 199
Massachusetts 22% 37% 41% < 1% 197
Michigan 40% 32% 27% < 1% 348
Minnesota 42% 38% 20% < 1% 192
Mississippi 55% 32% 13% 1% 140
Missouri 40% 35% 24% 1% 275
Montana 36% 33% 31% < 1% 171
Nebraska 44% 31% 25% < 1% 133
Nevada 35% 41% 24% < 1% 133
New Jersey 41% 37% 21% < 1% 283
New Mexico 40% 31% 29% < 1% 121
New York 33% 35% 31% < 1% 586
North Carolina 44% 35% 21% < 1% 387
North Dakota 39% 33% 28% < 1% 156
Ohio 42% 30% 27% 1% 464
Oklahoma 46% 33% 21% < 1% 170
Oregon 39% 34% 26% < 1% 148
Pennsylvania 40% 34% 25% 1% 532
South Carolina 55% 30% 15% < 1% 205
South Dakota 40% 41% 19% < 1% 146
Tennessee 52% 25% 22% 1% 299
Texas 47% 30% 23% 1% 982
Utah 67% 16% 17% < 1% 132
Virginia 54% 25% 20% < 1% 329
Washington 38% 33% 27% 1% 207
West Virginia 48% 30% 21% 1% 158
Wisconsin 32% 43% 25% < 1% 226
Wyoming 43% 33% 22% 2% 177

Frequency of prayer among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who pray…

State At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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 76% 8% 6% 9% 1% 233
Alaska 58% 13% 6% 23% < 1% 129
Arizona 61% 18% 3% 18% < 1% 265
Arkansas 66% 20% 3% 10% 1% 141
California 56% 15% 7% 21% < 1% 1,268
Colorado 61% 12% 8% 18% 2% 194
Connecticut 52% 20% 8% 20% < 1% 105
Florida 61% 16% 6% 16% 1% 768
Georgia 71% 15% 3% 11% 1% 383
Idaho 54% 17% 3% 26% < 1% 141
Illinois 53% 23% 6% 17% 1% 485
Indiana 55% 24% 4% 16% 1% 282
Iowa 57% 17% 11% 14% < 1% 123
Kansas 56% 19% 6% 18% 1% 136
Kentucky 71% 14% 2% 12% 1% 210
Louisiana 73% 13% 2% 12% < 1% 211
Maine 43% 14% 6% 35% 1% 101
Maryland 60% 20% 4% 16% 1% 199
Massachusetts 43% 17% 8% 32% < 1% 197
Michigan 61% 17% 6% 16% < 1% 348
Minnesota 54% 20% 4% 20% 1% 192
Mississippi 77% 9% 5% 9% < 1% 140
Missouri 65% 14% 4% 17% 1% 275
Montana 55% 23% 6% 16% < 1% 171
Nebraska 61% 21% 4% 13% < 1% 133
Nevada 60% 16% 3% 20% < 1% 133
New Jersey 57% 18% 6% 18% 1% 283
New Mexico 62% 11% 5% 19% 2% 121
New York 52% 15% 6% 25% 1% 586
North Carolina 71% 15% 4% 9% 1% 387
North Dakota 55% 15% 11% 18% < 1% 156
Ohio 64% 14% 6% 15% 1% 464
Oklahoma 60% 23% 3% 14% < 1% 170
Oregon 54% 17% 9% 19% 1% 148
Pennsylvania 60% 15% 5% 19% < 1% 532
South Carolina 74% 8% 6% 11% 1% 205
South Dakota 55% 20% 11% 13% < 1% 146
Tennessee 75% 14% 3% 7% 1% 299
Texas 66% 15% 5% 15% 1% 982
Utah 73% 9% 4% 14% < 1% 132
Virginia 70% 13% 4% 11% 1% 329
Washington 58% 13% 4% 23% 1% 207
West Virginia 71% 16% 5% 8% < 1% 158
Wisconsin 50% 22% 5% 22% 2% 226
Wyoming 64% 16% 4% 15% 1% 177

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 233. 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% 9% 11% 37% 1% 233
Alaska 24% 6% 12% 58% < 1% 129
Arizona 32% 8% 8% 51% < 1% 265
Arkansas 33% 13% 8% 45% < 1% 141
California 25% 11% 9% 54% < 1% 1,268
Colorado 24% 9% 7% 58% 2% 194
Connecticut 16% 6% 7% 72% < 1% 105
Florida 28% 8% 9% 54% 1% 768
Georgia 34% 13% 12% 41% < 1% 383
Idaho 34% 7% 6% 53% < 1% 141
Illinois 24% 11% 9% 56% < 1% 485
Indiana 32% 9% 9% 50% < 1% 282
Iowa 22% 9% 12% 57% < 1% 123
Kansas 26% 9% 11% 54% < 1% 136
Kentucky 37% 9% 12% 41% 1% 210
Louisiana 35% 18% 8% 40% < 1% 211
Maine 15% 6% 6% 73% 1% 101
Maryland 27% 8% 13% 52% < 1% 199
Massachusetts 11% 8% 6% 75% < 1% 197
Michigan 24% 11% 8% 57% 1% 348
Minnesota 26% 9% 7% 57% 2% 192
Mississippi 45% 13% 10% 31% 1% 140
Missouri 28% 9% 9% 54% < 1% 275
Montana 23% 7% 11% 59% < 1% 171
Nebraska 25% 14% 7% 51% 3% 133
Nevada 22% 17% 5% 55% 1% 133
New Jersey 23% 9% 9% 57% 2% 283
New Mexico 31% 14% 7% 48% < 1% 121
New York 22% 6% 6% 64% 2% 586
North Carolina 36% 12% 11% 41% < 1% 387
North Dakota 20% 8% 11% 61% < 1% 156
Ohio 30% 8% 9% 54% < 1% 464
Oklahoma 38% 14% 11% 37% < 1% 170
Oregon 32% 5% 8% 54% < 1% 148
Pennsylvania 27% 7% 9% 57% < 1% 532
South Carolina 39% 13% 8% 38% 1% 205
South Dakota 21% 7% 10% 60% 2% 146
Tennessee 41% 13% 8% 37% 1% 299
Texas 33% 13% 7% 47% 1% 982
Utah 63% 6% 6% 25% < 1% 132
Virginia 36% 12% 6% 45% 1% 329
Washington 30% 11% 8% 51% < 1% 207
West Virginia 37% 14% 7% 42% < 1% 158
Wisconsin 19% 9% 11% 60% 1% 226
Wyoming 37% 6% 7% 50% < 1% 177

Frequency of meditation among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 233. 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 46% 6% 3% 44% 1% 233
Alaska 38% 11% 3% 46% 2% 129
Arizona 44% 7% 4% 42% 4% 265
Arkansas 41% 6% 4% 48% 1% 141
California 40% 9% 4% 45% 2% 1,268
Colorado 32% 14% 5% 46% 3% 194
Connecticut 42% 10% 4% 41% 3% 105
Florida 44% 8% 3% 43% 2% 768
Georgia 45% 10% 1% 41% 3% 383
Idaho 43% 9% 3% 44% 2% 141
Illinois 40% 6% 6% 46% 2% 485
Indiana 36% 6% 3% 54% 2% 282
Iowa 40% 5% 2% 53% < 1% 123
Kansas 31% 6% 4% 57% 2% 136
Kentucky 42% 7% 4% 46% 1% 210
Louisiana 51% 5% 3% 41% 1% 211
Maine 30% 12% 2% 54% 2% 101
Maryland 38% 8% 4% 47% 2% 199
Massachusetts 29% 10% 6% 55% 1% 197
Michigan 38% 6% 4% 51% 2% 348
Minnesota 40% 7% 2% 51% < 1% 192
Mississippi 51% 6% 2% 37% 4% 140
Missouri 39% 8% 2% 49% 2% 275
Montana 31% 8% 2% 55% 4% 171
Nebraska 39% 7% 3% 50% 1% 133
Nevada 38% 9% 3% 47% 3% 133
New Jersey 38% 7% 4% 49% 2% 283
New Mexico 48% 7% 2% 41% 2% 121
New York 37% 7% 4% 49% 3% 586
North Carolina 48% 7% 2% 42% 1% 387
North Dakota 25% 9% 2% 62% 1% 156
Ohio 40% 8% 4% 47% 1% 464
Oklahoma 47% 3% 3% 45% 3% 170
Oregon 41% 7% 8% 43% 2% 148
Pennsylvania 40% 8% 4% 46% 2% 532
South Carolina 48% 4% 5% 40% 3% 205
South Dakota 31% 13% 7% 49% 1% 146
Tennessee 45% 5% 3% 42% 4% 299
Texas 46% 7% 3% 42% 2% 982
Utah 51% 13% < 1% 33% 2% 132
Virginia 41% 7% 4% 45% 4% 329
Washington 39% 9% 2% 47% 3% 207
West Virginia 34% 5% 5% 54% 1% 158
Wisconsin 29% 9% 7% 53% 2% 226
Wyoming 43% 7% 2% 47% 1% 177

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 233. 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 66% 16% 5% 10% 2% 233
Alaska 58% 19% 9% 12% 1% 129
Arizona 62% 17% 6% 13% 2% 265
Arkansas 66% 13% 7% 12% 2% 141
California 59% 15% 9% 16% 1% 1,268
Colorado 55% 14% 12% 17% 2% 194
Connecticut 48% 14% 17% 21% < 1% 105
Florida 64% 12% 10% 14% 1% 768
Georgia 69% 10% 9% 11% 2% 383
Idaho 69% 10% 10% 12% < 1% 141
Illinois 55% 16% 8% 19% 1% 485
Indiana 62% 13% 7% 16% 2% 282
Iowa 55% 16% 14% 13% 1% 123
Kansas 63% 14% 12% 10% 1% 136
Kentucky 67% 10% 8% 12% 2% 210
Louisiana 69% 10% 5% 15% 1% 211
Maine 44% 15% 12% 22% 7% 101
Maryland 58% 16% 11% 14% 2% 199
Massachusetts 49% 14% 13% 23% 1% 197
Michigan 60% 15% 10% 15% 1% 348
Minnesota 57% 19% 10% 14% < 1% 192
Mississippi 73% 9% 4% 13% 1% 140
Missouri 59% 15% 10% 15% 1% 275
Montana 58% 18% 10% 12% 3% 171
Nebraska 65% 13% 3% 17% 2% 133
Nevada 66% 10% 11% 12% 1% 133
New Jersey 60% 11% 8% 20% 1% 283
New Mexico 60% 15% 7% 15% 2% 121
New York 52% 15% 9% 21% 2% 586
North Carolina 72% 10% 7% 10% 1% 387
North Dakota 58% 13% 11% 18% < 1% 156
Ohio 60% 13% 10% 15% 1% 464
Oklahoma 64% 13% 2% 20% 1% 170
Oregon 61% 13% 8% 15% 2% 148
Pennsylvania 56% 16% 9% 18% 1% 532
South Carolina 71% 10% 7% 10% 2% 205
South Dakota 61% 16% 9% 12% 2% 146
Tennessee 73% 10% 4% 9% 3% 299
Texas 64% 13% 10% 11% 2% 982
Utah 75% 6% 7% 11% < 1% 132
Virginia 66% 13% 7% 13% < 1% 329
Washington 61% 15% 9% 13% 3% 207
West Virginia 67% 14% 4% 11% 3% 158
Wisconsin 56% 14% 11% 19% < 1% 226
Wyoming 61% 8% 9% 21% 2% 177

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 233. 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% 9% 36% 3% 233
Alaska 46% 10% 14% 27% 2% 129
Arizona 52% 17% 10% 19% 2% 265
Arkansas 41% 19% 12% 25% 2% 141
California 44% 15% 14% 27% 1% 1,268
Colorado 41% 19% 15% 23% 2% 194
Connecticut 39% 14% 10% 37% 1% 105
Florida 47% 11% 11% 28% 2% 768
Georgia 50% 15% 8% 25% 1% 383
Idaho 42% 15% 13% 30% < 1% 141
Illinois 40% 12% 15% 31% 2% 485
Indiana 42% 18% 11% 28% 1% 282
Iowa 40% 15% 15% 29% 2% 123
Kansas 40% 19% 11% 26% 3% 136
Kentucky 41% 12% 11% 34% 2% 210
Louisiana 40% 14% 15% 28% 3% 211
Maine 36% 15% 7% 41% 1% 101
Maryland 45% 10% 17% 28% 1% 199
Massachusetts 43% 12% 13% 31% 1% 197
Michigan 39% 15% 12% 31% 3% 348
Minnesota 45% 15% 16% 23% < 1% 192
Mississippi 44% 11% 9% 36% < 1% 140
Missouri 43% 14% 13% 29% 2% 275
Montana 46% 10% 15% 28% 1% 171
Nebraska 42% 18% 12% 26% 2% 133
Nevada 50% 21% 12% 17% < 1% 133
New Jersey 36% 17% 15% 30% 2% 283
New Mexico 46% 11% 15% 20% 8% 121
New York 48% 13% 12% 26% 1% 586
North Carolina 47% 16% 13% 23% 2% 387
North Dakota 41% 11% 17% 30% 1% 156
Ohio 44% 16% 11% 28% < 1% 464
Oklahoma 45% 14% 10% 30% 1% 170
Oregon 51% 18% 10% 20% < 1% 148
Pennsylvania 42% 18% 10% 29% 1% 532
South Carolina 49% 14% 8% 28% 1% 205
South Dakota 42% 17% 8% 34% < 1% 146
Tennessee 42% 18% 8% 28% 4% 299
Texas 45% 17% 13% 24% 2% 982
Utah 47% 28% 10% 15% < 1% 132
Virginia 53% 10% 11% 24% 2% 329
Washington 50% 11% 13% 25% 2% 207
West Virginia 44% 19% 8% 28% 1% 158
Wisconsin 39% 18% 17% 23% 2% 226
Wyoming 43% 19% 7% 29% 1% 177

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 233. 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% 2% 41% 3% 2% 233
Alaska 37% 8% 41% 8% 6% 129
Arizona 41% 5% 47% 7% < 1% 265
Arkansas 48% 6% 41% 3% 2% 141
California 33% 11% 45% 8% 2% 1,268
Colorado 43% 10% 40% 4% 2% 194
Connecticut 25% 7% 57% 11% < 1% 105
Florida 39% 8% 45% 7% 2% 768
Georgia 50% 6% 35% 6% 2% 383
Idaho 40% 1% 53% 5% 1% 141
Illinois 34% 8% 46% 9% 2% 485
Indiana 43% 7% 42% 6% 2% 282
Iowa 34% 7% 55% 3% 2% 123
Kansas 47% 4% 42% 6% 1% 136
Kentucky 50% 4% 40% 3% 2% 210
Louisiana 51% 6% 38% 2% 2% 211
Maine 25% 4% 63% 8% 1% 101
Maryland 40% 4% 48% 5% 3% 199
Massachusetts 16% 10% 62% 11% 1% 197
Michigan 42% 5% 45% 6% 1% 348
Minnesota 35% 7% 51% 5% 2% 192
Mississippi 56% 5% 32% 4% 4% 140
Missouri 43% 8% 42% 4% 3% 275
Montana 38% 7% 47% 4% 4% 171
Nebraska 41% 9% 42% 4% 4% 133
Nevada 31% 10% 46% 11% 1% 133
New Jersey 39% 7% 46% 7% 1% 283
New Mexico 55% 5% 27% 10% 3% 121
New York 32% 9% 50% 6% 2% 586
North Carolina 43% 4% 47% 4% 2% 387
North Dakota 34% 2% 52% 10% 2% 156
Ohio 37% 10% 46% 5% 1% 464
Oklahoma 41% 6% 47% 5% 2% 170
Oregon 41% 5% 45% 8% 1% 148
Pennsylvania 44% 5% 42% 7% 1% 532
South Carolina 55% 6% 36% 2% 1% 205
South Dakota 39% 9% 48% 3% 1% 146
Tennessee 51% 4% 42% < 1% 2% 299
Texas 45% 7% 38% 8% 2% 982
Utah 54% 6% 32% 6% 2% 132
Virginia 47% 7% 42% 4% 1% 329
Washington 41% 9% 40% 8% 2% 207
West Virginia 53% 3% 41% 3% < 1% 158
Wisconsin 40% 7% 42% 7% 4% 226
Wyoming 46% 7% 39% 3% 5% 177

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 233. 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% 47% 2% 1% 233
Alaska 53% 46% 1% < 1% 129
Arizona 39% 53% 2% 7% 265
Arkansas 47% 52% 1% < 1% 141
California 38% 59% 1% 1% 1,268
Colorado 45% 52% 2% 1% 194
Connecticut 41% 56% 2% 2% 105
Florida 42% 56% 1% 1% 768
Georgia 47% 50% 1% 1% 383
Idaho 51% 49% < 1% < 1% 141
Illinois 37% 61% 2% < 1% 485
Indiana 44% 55% < 1% 1% 282
Iowa 50% 50% < 1% < 1% 123
Kansas 46% 54% < 1% < 1% 136
Kentucky 44% 54% 1% < 1% 210
Louisiana 42% 57% < 1% 1% 211
Maine 41% 56% 3% < 1% 101
Maryland 42% 57% 1% 1% 199
Massachusetts 33% 64% 3% < 1% 197
Michigan 43% 54% 1% 1% 348
Minnesota 44% 55% 1% < 1% 192
Mississippi 50% 48% 1% 1% 140
Missouri 42% 57% 1% < 1% 275
Montana 56% 43% < 1% 1% 171
Nebraska 56% 44% < 1% < 1% 133
Nevada 44% 56% < 1% < 1% 133
New Jersey 32% 66% < 1% 1% 283
New Mexico 49% 45% 4% 2% 121
New York 35% 62% 1% 1% 586
North Carolina 41% 57% 1% 1% 387
North Dakota 48% 52% < 1% < 1% 156
Ohio 42% 57% 1% < 1% 464
Oklahoma 37% 58% 3% 2% 170
Oregon 50% 50% < 1% < 1% 148
Pennsylvania 46% 53% 1% < 1% 532
South Carolina 51% 47% 2% < 1% 205
South Dakota 47% 53% < 1% < 1% 146
Tennessee 51% 48% 1% < 1% 299
Texas 44% 54% 1% 1% 982
Utah 42% 56% 2% < 1% 132
Virginia 47% 51% 1% 1% 329
Washington 39% 57% 3% 1% 207
West Virginia 51% 47% 1% 1% 158
Wisconsin 44% 54% 1% 1% 226
Wyoming 52% 47% 1% < 1% 177

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 233. 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 58% 11% 9% 21% 1% 233
Alaska 40% 10% 5% 45% < 1% 129
Arizona 43% 10% 6% 38% 2% 265
Arkansas 48% 15% 10% 27% < 1% 141
California 36% 10% 9% 45% < 1% 1,268
Colorado 39% 11% 7% 42% 2% 194
Connecticut 24% 8% 10% 59% < 1% 105
Florida 39% 12% 9% 38% 1% 768
Georgia 56% 13% 5% 24% 1% 383
Idaho 42% 8% 11% 38% < 1% 141
Illinois 34% 11% 9% 45% 1% 485
Indiana 41% 10% 9% 39% 1% 282
Iowa 34% 11% 10% 44% 1% 123
Kansas 41% 8% 7% 43% 1% 136
Kentucky 52% 9% 10% 28% 1% 210
Louisiana 49% 12% 5% 32% 2% 211
Maine 27% 6% 6% 61% < 1% 101
Maryland 40% 13% 7% 38% 2% 199
Massachusetts 16% 12% 11% 61% 1% 197
Michigan 38% 12% 7% 41% 1% 348
Minnesota 36% 10% 12% 42% < 1% 192
Mississippi 65% 11% 6% 17% < 1% 140
Missouri 47% 12% 7% 34% < 1% 275
Montana 40% 7% 9% 45% < 1% 171
Nebraska 37% 16% 5% 41% 1% 133
Nevada 35% 15% 9% 41% < 1% 133
New Jersey 30% 9% 10% 50% 1% 283
New Mexico 43% 17% 2% 38% < 1% 121
New York 31% 8% 7% 53% 1% 586
North Carolina 50% 12% 6% 31% < 1% 387
North Dakota 28% 13% 10% 49% < 1% 156
Ohio 40% 11% 8% 41% < 1% 464
Oklahoma 54% 8% 8% 31% < 1% 170
Oregon 42% 11% 6% 41% 1% 148
Pennsylvania 38% 9% 12% 42% < 1% 532
South Carolina 58% 11% 5% 26% 1% 205
South Dakota 30% 9% 10% 51% < 1% 146
Tennessee 58% 11% 8% 21% 3% 299
Texas 47% 12% 7% 34% < 1% 982
Utah 67% 5% 6% 21% 1% 132
Virginia 52% 11% 7% 30% < 1% 329
Washington 43% 13% 5% 40% < 1% 207
West Virginia 49% 12% 5% 32% 1% 158
Wisconsin 26% 12% 10% 51% 1% 226
Wyoming 41% 9% 9% 40% < 1% 177

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 233. 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 56% 26% 2% 12% 4% 233
Alaska 36% 31% 4% 24% 5% 129
Arizona 38% 30% 1% 21% 9% 265
Arkansas 46% 31% 3% 18% 2% 141
California 32% 29% 3% 29% 8% 1,268
Colorado 32% 25% 5% 30% 8% 194
Connecticut 28% 24% 2% 38% 7% 105
Florida 40% 27% 3% 23% 7% 768
Georgia 50% 28% 3% 13% 6% 383
Idaho 29% 38% 2% 25% 6% 141
Illinois 35% 33% 2% 23% 7% 485
Indiana 45% 27% 4% 19% 5% 282
Iowa 31% 36% 1% 25% 7% 123
Kansas 33% 40% 4% 16% 7% 136
Kentucky 52% 27% 1% 15% 5% 210
Louisiana 53% 28% 2% 13% 3% 211
Maine 28% 30% 3% 33% 5% 101
Maryland 36% 33% 2% 24% 6% 199
Massachusetts 17% 31% 3% 44% 5% 197
Michigan 40% 29% 5% 22% 4% 348
Minnesota 31% 30% 4% 27% 8% 192
Mississippi 61% 21% 3% 9% 6% 140
Missouri 40% 27% 2% 23% 7% 275
Montana 25% 38% 6% 24% 7% 171
Nebraska 41% 35% 2% 17% 6% 133
Nevada 27% 35% 1% 30% 7% 133
New Jersey 34% 27% 4% 29% 5% 283
New Mexico 41% 21% 3% 25% 10% 121
New York 31% 27% 2% 33% 8% 586
North Carolina 40% 26% 4% 23% 7% 387
North Dakota 29% 35% 2% 28% 6% 156
Ohio 40% 30% 3% 22% 4% 464
Oklahoma 42% 27% 4% 24% 3% 170
Oregon 34% 29% 5% 21% 11% 148
Pennsylvania 40% 32% 2% 22% 5% 532
South Carolina 62% 20% 1% 12% 5% 205
South Dakota 33% 37% 2% 16% 11% 146
Tennessee 50% 22% 6% 13% 8% 299
Texas 47% 24% 3% 20% 5% 982
Utah 32% 46% 3% 15% 4% 132
Virginia 49% 26% 2% 20% 3% 329
Washington 32% 30% 4% 28% 6% 207
West Virginia 54% 26% 4% 11% 5% 158
Wisconsin 40% 29% 3% 22% 6% 226
Wyoming 43% 32% 4% 19% 2% 177

Belief in Heaven among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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 88% 6% 5% 233
Alaska 73% 19% 8% 129
Arizona 81% 14% 5% 265
Arkansas 80% 9% 11% 141
California 76% 16% 8% 1,268
Colorado 74% 14% 12% 194
Connecticut 78% 17% 4% 105
Florida 77% 17% 6% 768
Georgia 84% 10% 6% 383
Idaho 76% 16% 8% 141
Illinois 77% 14% 9% 485
Indiana 82% 8% 10% 282
Iowa 83% 14% 2% 123
Kansas 80% 11% 8% 136
Kentucky 90% 5% 5% 210
Louisiana 85% 10% 5% 211
Maine 69% 25% 6% 101
Maryland 80% 15% 5% 199
Massachusetts 66% 22% 12% 197
Michigan 82% 9% 9% 348
Minnesota 75% 13% 11% 192
Mississippi 85% 9% 6% 140
Missouri 82% 14% 4% 275
Montana 78% 13% 8% 171
Nebraska 81% 12% 7% 133
Nevada 79% 14% 7% 133
New Jersey 80% 15% 5% 283
New Mexico 75% 19% 6% 121
New York 76% 16% 8% 586
North Carolina 83% 10% 7% 387
North Dakota 78% 16% 6% 156
Ohio 81% 14% 4% 464
Oklahoma 85% 13% 2% 170
Oregon 75% 17% 8% 148
Pennsylvania 79% 15% 6% 532
South Carolina 83% 10% 7% 205
South Dakota 75% 13% 12% 146
Tennessee 83% 9% 8% 299
Texas 81% 13% 7% 982
Utah 91% 7% 2% 132
Virginia 82% 10% 8% 329
Washington 71% 21% 8% 207
West Virginia 88% 5% 7% 158
Wisconsin 79% 12% 9% 226
Wyoming 80% 13% 8% 177

Belief in Hell among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who …in hell

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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% 18% 5% 233
Alaska 70% 24% 6% 129
Arizona 65% 28% 8% 265
Arkansas 77% 14% 9% 141
California 63% 28% 9% 1,268
Colorado 62% 28% 10% 194
Connecticut 53% 35% 11% 105
Florida 67% 27% 6% 768
Georgia 74% 18% 8% 383
Idaho 64% 30% 6% 141
Illinois 66% 24% 10% 485
Indiana 75% 17% 8% 282
Iowa 66% 28% 7% 123
Kansas 73% 19% 8% 136
Kentucky 85% 12% 3% 210
Louisiana 72% 18% 9% 211
Maine 56% 32% 12% 101
Maryland 65% 25% 10% 199
Massachusetts 46% 45% 10% 197
Michigan 69% 24% 7% 348
Minnesota 59% 28% 13% 192
Mississippi 78% 18% 4% 140
Missouri 71% 21% 7% 275
Montana 58% 35% 7% 171
Nebraska 70% 23% 7% 133
Nevada 59% 30% 11% 133
New Jersey 61% 32% 7% 283
New Mexico 56% 32% 13% 121
New York 62% 28% 10% 586
North Carolina 76% 20% 4% 387
North Dakota 66% 30% 4% 156
Ohio 68% 25% 6% 464
Oklahoma 68% 25% 7% 170
Oregon 57% 36% 7% 148
Pennsylvania 66% 28% 6% 532
South Carolina 76% 16% 8% 205
South Dakota 66% 22% 12% 146
Tennessee 83% 11% 5% 299
Texas 71% 22% 7% 982
Utah 55% 42% 3% 132
Virginia 70% 21% 9% 329
Washington 58% 31% 11% 207
West Virginia 81% 13% 6% 158
Wisconsin 65% 25% 10% 226
Wyoming 70% 25% 6% 177

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who identify as…

State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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% 14% 23% 233
Alaska 64% 22% 14% 129
Arizona 63% 15% 22% 265
Arkansas 63% 13% 23% 141
California 50% 19% 31% 1,268
Colorado 71% 13% 16% 194
Connecticut 57% 20% 23% 105
Florida 53% 19% 28% 768
Georgia 59% 15% 26% 383
Idaho 71% 12% 17% 141
Illinois 47% 21% 32% 485
Indiana 59% 21% 21% 282
Iowa 61% 18% 21% 123
Kansas 68% 19% 14% 136
Kentucky 53% 13% 34% 210
Louisiana 51% 18% 32% 211
Maine 58% 24% 18% 101
Maryland 54% 14% 32% 199
Massachusetts 47% 22% 31% 197
Michigan 55% 15% 30% 348
Minnesota 63% 13% 24% 192
Mississippi 57% 8% 35% 140
Missouri 53% 18% 29% 275
Montana 71% 14% 15% 171
Nebraska 66% 17% 18% 133
Nevada 57% 11% 32% 133
New Jersey 44% 17% 39% 283
New Mexico 58% 11% 31% 121
New York 45% 21% 34% 586
North Carolina 56% 18% 27% 387
North Dakota 70% 12% 17% 156
Ohio 59% 15% 26% 464
Oklahoma 61% 13% 27% 170
Oregon 52% 20% 29% 148
Pennsylvania 55% 15% 30% 532
South Carolina 54% 19% 27% 205
South Dakota 73% 10% 17% 146
Tennessee 61% 16% 23% 299
Texas 54% 19% 27% 982
Utah 81% 11% 8% 132
Virginia 63% 14% 23% 329
Washington 57% 23% 20% 207
West Virginia 53% 14% 33% 158
Wisconsin 63% 17% 21% 226
Wyoming 77% 14% 9% 177

Political ideology among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who are…

State Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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 61% 23% 8% 8% 233
Alaska 52% 33% 10% 5% 129
Arizona 56% 25% 13% 6% 265
Arkansas 57% 29% 10% 4% 141
California 46% 33% 15% 6% 1,268
Colorado 58% 22% 15% 6% 194
Connecticut 49% 31% 12% 7% 105
Florida 51% 27% 15% 7% 768
Georgia 58% 25% 11% 6% 383
Idaho 60% 25% 11% 4% 141
Illinois 48% 30% 15% 7% 485
Indiana 56% 25% 12% 7% 282
Iowa 62% 17% 13% 7% 123
Kansas 55% 28% 14% 3% 136
Kentucky 53% 27% 14% 6% 210
Louisiana 60% 26% 7% 7% 211
Maine 53% 32% 10% 5% 101
Maryland 47% 30% 11% 12% 199
Massachusetts 38% 38% 17% 7% 197
Michigan 55% 28% 11% 6% 348
Minnesota 54% 29% 12% 6% 192
Mississippi 62% 21% 13% 3% 140
Missouri 49% 28% 15% 8% 275
Montana 65% 23% 9% 4% 171
Nebraska 60% 24% 5% 10% 133
Nevada 49% 31% 13% 7% 133
New Jersey 42% 38% 14% 6% 283
New Mexico 53% 33% 5% 9% 121
New York 44% 32% 17% 8% 586
North Carolina 55% 26% 14% 5% 387
North Dakota 58% 26% 14% 3% 156
Ohio 58% 24% 12% 5% 464
Oklahoma 47% 32% 15% 7% 170
Oregon 50% 28% 18% 4% 148
Pennsylvania 57% 24% 12% 6% 532
South Carolina 53% 29% 10% 8% 205
South Dakota 64% 24% 9% 4% 146
Tennessee 55% 24% 12% 8% 299
Texas 54% 24% 16% 6% 982
Utah 61% 24% 12% 3% 132
Virginia 61% 26% 10% 3% 329
Washington 54% 29% 11% 5% 207
West Virginia 62% 26% 8% 4% 158
Wisconsin 65% 25% 7% 3% 226
Wyoming 58% 28% 5% 8% 177

Views about size of government among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have…

State Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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 70% 26% 2% 1% 233
Alaska 76% 21% 1% 2% 129
Arizona 77% 22% < 1% 1% 265
Arkansas 70% 28% < 1% 2% 141
California 58% 38% 2% 2% 1,268
Colorado 79% 17% 1% 3% 194
Connecticut 65% 33% < 1% 2% 105
Florida 63% 32% 2% 3% 768
Georgia 62% 34% 1% 2% 383
Idaho 83% 13% 3% 1% 141
Illinois 63% 33% 2% 2% 485
Indiana 71% 24% 2% 4% 282
Iowa 83% 17% < 1% < 1% 123
Kansas 79% 18% 2% 1% 136
Kentucky 64% 32% 2% 2% 210
Louisiana 60% 36% 1% 3% 211
Maine 79% 15% 2% 4% 101
Maryland 67% 27% < 1% 6% 199
Massachusetts 66% 31% 1% 2% 197
Michigan 72% 25% 2% 1% 348
Minnesota 78% 18% < 1% 4% 192
Mississippi 65% 32% 1% 2% 140
Missouri 74% 24% 1% 1% 275
Montana 86% 12% < 1% 2% 171
Nebraska 81% 17% 1% 2% 133
Nevada 72% 24% 3% 1% 133
New Jersey 54% 43% 2% 1% 283
New Mexico 65% 31% 1% 3% 121
New York 56% 42% 1% 1% 586
North Carolina 67% 29% 2% 3% 387
North Dakota 80% 18% < 1% 1% 156
Ohio 72% 25% 1% 2% 464
Oklahoma 68% 24% 3% 5% 170
Oregon 72% 23% 2% 3% 148
Pennsylvania 70% 26% 1% 4% 532
South Carolina 65% 30% 1% 5% 205
South Dakota 82% 15% 2% 1% 146
Tennessee 70% 25% 1% 4% 299
Texas 62% 35% 2% 1% 982
Utah 81% 17% 1% 1% 132
Virginia 76% 22% < 1% 2% 329
Washington 74% 23% < 1% 2% 207
West Virginia 69% 24% 2% 5% 158
Wisconsin 78% 19% 2% 1% 226
Wyoming 87% 9% 1% 4% 177

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 233. 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 67% 24% 6% 2% 233
Alaska 62% 33% 1% 3% 129
Arizona 70% 27% 3% < 1% 265
Arkansas 59% 37% 1% 3% 141
California 57% 39% 2% 2% 1,268
Colorado 67% 29% 2% 1% 194
Connecticut 60% 37% 2% 1% 105
Florida 63% 33% 3% 1% 768
Georgia 63% 34% 2% 2% 383
Idaho 69% 24% 5% 2% 141
Illinois 61% 35% 3% 1% 485
Indiana 74% 20% 4% 2% 282
Iowa 68% 28% 4% < 1% 123
Kansas 59% 36% 4% < 1% 136
Kentucky 58% 32% 7% 3% 210
Louisiana 59% 36% 1% 4% 211
Maine 69% 23% 5% 3% 101
Maryland 68% 28% 2% 2% 199
Massachusetts 66% 30% 4% 1% 197
Michigan 58% 40% 2% < 1% 348
Minnesota 71% 25% 3% 1% 192
Mississippi 66% 30% 2% 2% 140
Missouri 61% 36% 2% 1% 275
Montana 73% 23% 1% 3% 171
Nebraska 69% 28% 3% < 1% 133
Nevada 60% 37% 3% < 1% 133
New Jersey 52% 44% 1% 3% 283
New Mexico 69% 26% < 1% 5% 121
New York 55% 39% 4% 1% 586
North Carolina 62% 35% 2% 1% 387
North Dakota 74% 21% 4% < 1% 156
Ohio 61% 35% 3% 1% 464
Oklahoma 61% 34% 1% 4% 170
Oregon 65% 28% 5% 1% 148
Pennsylvania 64% 31% 3% 1% 532
South Carolina 53% 40% 5% 2% 205
South Dakota 67% 29% 2% 1% 146
Tennessee 63% 33% 3% 2% 299
Texas 60% 35% 3% 3% 982
Utah 70% 28% 2% < 1% 132
Virginia 67% 29% 3% 1% 329
Washington 63% 34% 2% 1% 207
West Virginia 62% 34% 3% 1% 158
Wisconsin 68% 25% 3% 3% 226
Wyoming 78% 19% 2% 1% 177

Views about abortion among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who say abortion should be…

State Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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 29% 69% 2% 233
Alaska 47% 50% 4% 129
Arizona 35% 60% 5% 265
Arkansas 31% 68% 1% 141
California 47% 49% 4% 1,268
Colorado 45% 51% 4% 194
Connecticut 52% 39% 9% 105
Florida 44% 51% 5% 768
Georgia 37% 62% 1% 383
Idaho 32% 63% 5% 141
Illinois 44% 54% 3% 485
Indiana 35% 59% 6% 282
Iowa 36% 61% 3% 123
Kansas 39% 60% 1% 136
Kentucky 30% 64% 6% 210
Louisiana 34% 62% 4% 211
Maine 52% 46% 2% 101
Maryland 51% 46% 3% 199
Massachusetts 61% 34% 5% 197
Michigan 44% 53% 3% 348
Minnesota 36% 62% 2% 192
Mississippi 26% 70% 4% 140
Missouri 33% 63% 5% 275
Montana 44% 50% 7% 171
Nebraska 35% 59% 6% 133
Nevada 42% 57% 1% 133
New Jersey 51% 43% 5% 283
New Mexico 46% 50% 4% 121
New York 48% 49% 4% 586
North Carolina 37% 58% 5% 387
North Dakota 35% 62% 2% 156
Ohio 40% 59% 1% 464
Oklahoma 41% 55% 4% 170
Oregon 49% 46% 4% 148
Pennsylvania 36% 61% 3% 532
South Carolina 33% 63% 3% 205
South Dakota 35% 62% 3% 146
Tennessee 33% 62% 6% 299
Texas 37% 59% 4% 982
Utah 33% 66% 1% 132
Virginia 39% 58% 3% 329
Washington 45% 50% 5% 207
West Virginia 29% 67% 3% 158
Wisconsin 40% 58% 2% 226
Wyoming 31% 67% 2% 177

Views about homosexuality among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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 36% 59% 5% 1% 233
Alaska 50% 43% 5% 2% 129
Arizona 49% 37% 6% 8% 265
Arkansas 43% 53% 3% 1% 141
California 58% 34% 5% 4% 1,268
Colorado 54% 34% 6% 7% 194
Connecticut 65% 32% 1% 2% 105
Florida 52% 38% 4% 5% 768
Georgia 44% 48% 4% 4% 383
Idaho 39% 48% 9% 4% 141
Illinois 50% 41% 4% 5% 485
Indiana 42% 51% 4% 3% 282
Iowa 45% 48% 4% 3% 123
Kansas 44% 47% 7% 2% 136
Kentucky 34% 59% 5% 2% 210
Louisiana 47% 42% 5% 7% 211
Maine 52% 40% 1% 7% 101
Maryland 52% 40% 7% 1% 199
Massachusetts 75% 20% 3% 3% 197
Michigan 49% 42% 8% 2% 348
Minnesota 50% 46% 2% 2% 192
Mississippi 32% 65% 2% < 1% 140
Missouri 45% 46% 4% 5% 275
Montana 47% 44% 2% 7% 171
Nebraska 46% 45% 7% 3% 133
Nevada 58% 37% 2% 2% 133
New Jersey 57% 36% 3% 4% 283
New Mexico 41% 47% 6% 6% 121
New York 58% 33% 5% 4% 586
North Carolina 42% 47% 7% 4% 387
North Dakota 52% 43% 5% 1% 156
Ohio 48% 44% 5% 3% 464
Oklahoma 41% 52% 1% 5% 170
Oregon 52% 40% 5% 4% 148
Pennsylvania 51% 42% 4% 3% 532
South Carolina 42% 51% 4% 3% 205
South Dakota 46% 48% 3% 4% 146
Tennessee 34% 62% 2% 2% 299
Texas 46% 46% 5% 3% 982
Utah 50% 46% 2% 3% 132
Virginia 45% 48% 5% 2% 329
Washington 54% 40% 3% 3% 207
West Virginia 42% 50% 4% 4% 158
Wisconsin 51% 45% 1% 3% 226
Wyoming 41% 53% 2% 4% 177

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who …same-sex marriage

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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 27% 63% 10% 233
Alaska 41% 48% 12% 129
Arizona 39% 52% 8% 265
Arkansas 27% 63% 10% 141
California 48% 44% 8% 1,268
Colorado 46% 48% 6% 194
Connecticut 57% 41% 2% 105
Florida 41% 49% 10% 768
Georgia 32% 61% 7% 383
Idaho 30% 57% 13% 141
Illinois 42% 46% 12% 485
Indiana 31% 58% 10% 282
Iowa 38% 56% 6% 123
Kansas 39% 54% 7% 136
Kentucky 22% 69% 9% 210
Louisiana 36% 58% 6% 211
Maine 47% 45% 8% 101
Maryland 43% 46% 11% 199
Massachusetts 54% 33% 13% 197
Michigan 38% 53% 9% 348
Minnesota 38% 57% 5% 192
Mississippi 26% 69% 5% 140
Missouri 35% 57% 8% 275
Montana 38% 50% 12% 171
Nebraska 37% 57% 6% 133
Nevada 44% 49% 7% 133
New Jersey 40% 52% 8% 283
New Mexico 31% 58% 12% 121
New York 48% 42% 10% 586
North Carolina 31% 59% 10% 387
North Dakota 36% 60% 5% 156
Ohio 38% 55% 7% 464
Oklahoma 36% 56% 8% 170
Oregon 41% 54% 5% 148
Pennsylvania 39% 52% 9% 532
South Carolina 29% 66% 5% 205
South Dakota 31% 63% 7% 146
Tennessee 26% 67% 7% 299
Texas 34% 56% 10% 982
Utah 36% 58% 6% 132
Virginia 32% 62% 6% 329
Washington 42% 50% 7% 207
West Virginia 32% 59% 8% 158
Wisconsin 39% 55% 6% 226
Wyoming 37% 58% 5% 177

Views about human evolution among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 233. 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 21% 22% 1% 51% 5% 233
Alaska 21% 27% 3% 45% 4% 129
Arizona 23% 26% 4% 45% 2% 265
Arkansas 16% 30% 1% 52% 2% 141
California 32% 23% 2% 39% 4% 1,268
Colorado 23% 26% 2% 44% 4% 194
Connecticut 25% 32% 3% 37% 3% 105
Florida 24% 27% 2% 42% 4% 768
Georgia 18% 26% 2% 50% 5% 383
Idaho 15% 32% 2% 45% 5% 141
Illinois 28% 26% 1% 40% 4% 485
Indiana 18% 27% 5% 46% 4% 282
Iowa 23% 25% 6% 42% 5% 123
Kansas 21% 25% 2% 47% 5% 136
Kentucky 16% 26% 1% 53% 4% 210
Louisiana 20% 26% 3% 45% 6% 211
Maine 39% 22% 4% 30% 5% 101
Maryland 27% 29% 5% 34% 5% 199
Massachusetts 35% 31% 3% 26% 5% 197
Michigan 26% 21% 4% 47% 2% 348
Minnesota 16% 23% 6% 50% 6% 192
Mississippi 12% 19% 2% 63% 4% 140
Missouri 23% 28% 4% 43% 3% 275
Montana 28% 19% 3% 46% 4% 171
Nebraska 17% 33% 5% 40% 6% 133
Nevada 29% 22% 5% 40% 4% 133
New Jersey 29% 24% 3% 39% 5% 283
New Mexico 17% 25% 7% 50% 1% 121
New York 29% 25% 5% 39% 3% 586
North Carolina 18% 29% 2% 47% 4% 387
North Dakota 23% 30% 1% 41% 5% 156
Ohio 20% 27% 5% 44% 4% 464
Oklahoma 15% 26% 2% 48% 9% 170
Oregon 22% 28% 3% 39% 8% 148
Pennsylvania 24% 23% 3% 47% 3% 532
South Carolina 16% 27% < 1% 51% 5% 205
South Dakota 20% 26% 2% 49% 3% 146
Tennessee 13% 20% 3% 56% 8% 299
Texas 22% 25% 3% 46% 4% 982
Utah 13% 28% 2% 55% 2% 132
Virginia 15% 28% 2% 49% 5% 329
Washington 26% 25% 7% 39% 4% 207
West Virginia 18% 22% 3% 53% 3% 158
Wisconsin 23% 25% 2% 42% 9% 226
Wyoming 23% 24% 5% 46% 2% 177