Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the Midwest by views about environmental protection (2014) Switch to: Views about environmental regulation among adults in the Midwest by importance of religion

% of adults in the Midwest who say religion is…

Views about environmental regulationVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy58%26%9%6%1%2,966
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost46%27%13%13%< 1%4,089
Neither/both equally54%23%10%11%2%204
Don't know58%21%7%10%3%232
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