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

% of women 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 Area33%61%2%3%258
Baltimore Metro Area24%70%2%4%126
Boston Metro Area26%65%2%6%249
Chicago Metro Area37%59%2%2%433
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area33%61%4%1%321
Detroit Metro Area33%59%1%8%196
Houston Metro Area37%59%2%2%246
Los Angeles Metro Area31%61%3%4%543
Miami Metro Area30%67%2%1%229
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area23%72%2%3%170
New York City Metro Area27%66%2%4%959
Philadelphia Metro Area28%65%3%4%373
Phoenix Metro Area37%57%< 1%5%173
Pittsburgh Metro Area33%61%< 1%6%143
Providence Metro Area31%65%1%4%191
Riverside, CA Metro Area34%60%< 1%6%188
San Diego Metro Area41%52%3%4%159
San Francisco Metro Area28%67%2%2%227
Seattle Metro Area24%72%2%2%164
St. Louis Metro Area34%61%2%3%144
Tampa Metro Area27%64%2%7%156
Washington, DC Metro Area22%74%1%3%437
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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