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

% of adults in the South 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 economy48%30%15%7%4,941
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost39%32%16%12%6,831
Neither/both equally46%30%14%10%326
Don't know65%21%9%5%388
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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