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

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

Metro areaSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area53%43%2%2%174
Chicago Metro Area55%43%2%1%210
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area60%34%1%4%240
Detroit Metro Area65%32%2%1%121
Houston Metro Area54%44%1%1%189
Los Angeles Metro Area45%49%3%3%225
Miami Metro Area35%53%4%9%113
New York City Metro Area40%53%2%4%361
Philadelphia Metro Area39%50%4%6%145
Phoenix Metro Area76%23%< 1%1%102
Riverside, CA Metro Area55%42%3%1%106
Washington, DC Metro Area53%45%< 1%2%192
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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