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

% of Catholics who would rather have…

Metro areaSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Boston Metro Area60%37%1%3%154
Chicago Metro Area53%41%2%4%276
Los Angeles Metro Area35%57%4%4%290
Miami Metro Area37%58%4%1%125
New York City Metro Area42%51%2%5%602
Philadelphia Metro Area57%38%2%3%203
Providence Metro Area53%42%2%3%169
Washington, DC Metro Area45%51%3%1%163
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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