Views about size of government among adults who read scripture at least once a week by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who would rather have…

Metro areaSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area51%46%1%1%232
Chicago Metro Area49%45%4%2%225
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area51%43%3%4%281
Detroit Metro Area52%42%1%5%125
Houston Metro Area46%52%1%1%199
Los Angeles Metro Area39%53%3%5%316
Miami Metro Area32%60%6%2%162
New York City Metro Area30%65%2%4%455
Philadelphia Metro Area39%55%2%4%198
Phoenix Metro Area64%28%1%7%148
Riverside, CA Metro Area46%48%5%1%138
San Diego Metro Area50%45%2%2%100
Tampa Metro Area57%36%2%6%106
Washington, DC Metro Area43%52%1%4%258
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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