U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Alaska and Hawaii Dataset

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Q6

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

If you had to choose, would you rather have a smaller government providing fewer services, or a bigger government providing more services?
  1) Smaller government, less services
  2) Bigger government, more services
  3) Depends (Vol.)
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Smaller government, less services 42.2% 42.2%
Bigger government, more services 48.1% 90.3%
Depends (Vol.) 3.5% 93.8%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 6.3% 100.1%
Total N = 401

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Smaller government, less services 48.9% 35.6% 42.2%
Bigger government, more services 44.1% 51.9% 48.0%
Depends (Vol.) 3.1% 3.8% 3.5%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.9% 8.6% 6.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
401


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Smaller government, less services 68.6% 30.1% 39.9% 43.7%
Bigger government, more services 24.6% 59.1% 47.6% 45.9%
Depends (Vol.) 2.1% 2.6% 6.6% 4.0%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 4.7% 8.2% 5.9% 6.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
363



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