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

% of men 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 Area37%61%1%1%252
Baltimore Metro Area41%57%1%1%124
Boston Metro Area33%64%2%1%249
Chicago Metro Area35%62%2%2%434
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area36%60%2%2%338
Detroit Metro Area40%54%2%5%178
Houston Metro Area40%57%2%1%268
Los Angeles Metro Area33%64%2%1%533
Miami Metro Area36%57%2%5%254
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area39%56%2%4%172
New York City Metro Area30%65%2%3%827
Philadelphia Metro Area34%62%3%1%349
Phoenix Metro Area47%50%1%1%224
Pittsburgh Metro Area48%50%< 1%1%109
Providence Metro Area28%66%4%2%160
Riverside, CA Metro Area41%53%4%3%185
San Diego Metro Area39%50%5%5%162
San Francisco Metro Area22%71%4%3%258
Seattle Metro Area27%68%3%3%169
St. Louis Metro Area44%53%1%2%130
Tampa Metro Area41%54%1%3%164
Washington, DC Metro Area32%62%3%3%476
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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