Views about size of government among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by views about size of government

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who would rather have…

Metro areaSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area51%42%4%3%305
Baltimore Metro Area43%50%1%6%168
Boston Metro Area44%50%3%3%399
Chicago Metro Area46%48%3%4%607
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area45%50%3%2%372
Detroit Metro Area46%49%2%3%220
Houston Metro Area46%48%4%3%282
Los Angeles Metro Area39%53%3%4%782
Miami Metro Area30%63%3%3%328
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area56%38%3%2%236
New York City Metro Area35%59%3%3%1,298
Philadelphia Metro Area50%46%2%3%535
Phoenix Metro Area52%44%2%2%257
Pittsburgh Metro Area55%43%1%1%170
Providence Metro Area48%46%4%2%265
Riverside, CA Metro Area43%52%4%1%233
San Diego Metro Area42%50%6%3%220
San Francisco Metro Area32%58%6%4%403
Seattle Metro Area41%50%5%4%264
St. Louis Metro Area44%51%2%3%175
Tampa Metro Area44%49%4%3%222
Washington, DC Metro Area38%57%3%3%675
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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