Views about environmental regulation among Christians by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among Christians by views about environmental protection

% of Christians who say…

Metro areaStricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economyStricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the costNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area41%55%2%2%400
Baltimore Metro Area38%58%2%2%172
Boston Metro Area37%56%3%5%280
Chicago Metro Area41%56%2%2%621
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area37%58%3%2%516
Detroit Metro Area40%54%1%5%268
Houston Metro Area40%56%2%2%366
Los Angeles Metro Area37%57%3%4%671
Miami Metro Area37%58%2%2%319
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area32%63%3%2%248
New York City Metro Area32%61%2%4%1,065
Philadelphia Metro Area34%60%4%3%501
Phoenix Metro Area50%47%< 1%3%278
Pittsburgh Metro Area44%51%< 1%5%199
Providence Metro Area36%60%1%3%272
Riverside, CA Metro Area41%52%2%5%272
San Diego Metro Area45%47%5%3%219
San Francisco Metro Area33%63%2%2%212
Seattle Metro Area33%61%2%3%185
St. Louis Metro Area41%56%1%2%203
Tampa Metro Area39%55%1%4%216
Washington, DC Metro Area31%64%2%3%574
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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