Educational distribution among the Unaffiliated by views about environmental protection (2014) Switch to: Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated by educational group

% of the Unaffiliated who have completed…

Views about environmental regulationHigh school or lessSome collegeCollegePost-graduate degreeSample size
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy53%30%12%5%1,903
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost32%33%21%14%5,268
Neither/both equally39%33%16%11%183
Don't know61%23%9%6%178
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.

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