Views about size of government among adults who pray weekly by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who pray weekly by views about size of government

% of adults who pray weekly who would rather have…

Metro areaSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Chicago Metro Area53%41%2%5%157
Los Angeles Metro Area37%53%6%4%156
New York City Metro Area44%50%4%2%247
Philadelphia Metro Area43%54%2%1%104
Washington, DC Metro Area50%49%1%< 1%147
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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