Region among adults with some college education by views about size of government (2014) Switch to: Views about size of government among adults with some college education by region

% of adults with some college education who are in…

Views about size of governmentNortheastSouthMidwestWestSample size
Smaller government; fewer services14%36%25%25%5,736
Bigger government; more services19%37%19%25%3,118
Don't know16%34%23%27%390
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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