Views about size of government among women by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among women by views about size of government

% of women who would rather have…

Metro areaSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area46%47%3%4%258
Baltimore Metro Area42%52%2%3%126
Boston Metro Area42%49%4%5%249
Chicago Metro Area40%54%3%3%433
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area46%45%3%6%321
Detroit Metro Area45%50%4%2%196
Houston Metro Area45%51%2%2%246
Los Angeles Metro Area36%57%2%5%543
Miami Metro Area26%65%4%5%229
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area53%41%2%4%170
New York City Metro Area31%60%4%5%959
Philadelphia Metro Area42%50%3%4%373
Phoenix Metro Area52%42%2%5%173
Pittsburgh Metro Area53%41%2%4%143
Providence Metro Area45%50%< 1%4%191
Riverside, CA Metro Area41%54%3%2%188
San Diego Metro Area43%53%3%1%159
San Francisco Metro Area26%63%6%5%227
Seattle Metro Area43%50%5%2%164
St. Louis Metro Area46%44%3%7%144
Tampa Metro Area45%45%5%4%156
Washington, DC Metro Area30%65%2%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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