Metro area among adults in the Silent generation by views about size of government (2014) Switch to: Views about size of government among adults in the Silent generation by metro area

% of adults in the Silent generation who are in the…

Views about size of governmentAtlanta Metro AreaBaltimore Metro AreaBoston Metro AreaChicago Metro AreaDallas/Fort Worth Metro AreaDetroit Metro AreaHouston Metro AreaLos Angeles Metro AreaMiami Metro AreaMinneapolis/St. Paul Metro AreaNew York City Metro AreaPhiladelphia Metro AreaPhoenix Metro AreaPittsburgh Metro AreaProvidence Metro AreaRiverside, CA Metro AreaSan Diego Metro AreaSan Francisco Metro AreaSeattle Metro AreaSt. Louis Metro AreaTampa Metro AreaWashington, DC Metro AreaSample size
Smaller government; fewer services4%2%3%8%4%4%4%9%2%3%12%7%4%4%4%4%3%3%3%4%4%6%1,064
Bigger government; more services3%2%4%8%5%3%3%9%5%2%18%7%2%2%3%3%2%5%2%2%4%7%691
Don't know2%6%7%2%6%1%3%11%7%< 1%28%7%4%1%4%1%< 1%1%< 1%3%4%2%103
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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