Attendance at religious services among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who attend religious services…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 51% 32% 17% < 1% 214
Alaska 26% 31% 43% < 1% 150
Arizona 29% 33% 37% 1% 287
Arkansas 28% 42% 29% 1% 138
California 28% 35% 37% < 1% 2,042
Colorado 25% 33% 42% < 1% 250
Connecticut 29% 37% 34% 1% 210
Delaware 34% 26% 40% < 1% 160
District of Columbia 28% 30% 41% 1% 227
Florida 33% 33% 33% 1% 952
Georgia 41% 35% 23% 1% 449
Hawaii 26% 41% 32% < 1% 171
Idaho 28% 30% 40% 2% 148
Illinois 28% 37% 35% < 1% 687
Indiana 32% 38% 30% 1% 269
Iowa 34% 32% 34% < 1% 156
Kansas 33% 34% 33% < 1% 136
Kentucky 35% 35% 29% < 1% 183
Louisiana 43% 39% 18% < 1% 197
Maine 23% 25% 52% < 1% 160
Maryland 28% 36% 36% < 1% 357
Massachusetts 23% 32% 46% < 1% 419
Michigan 30% 34% 36% < 1% 494
Minnesota 29% 37% 34% < 1% 303
Mississippi 46% 36% 19% < 1% 132
Missouri 27% 37% 35% < 1% 300
Montana 24% 25% 51% < 1% 130
Nebraska 32% 30% 38% < 1% 146
Nevada 23% 40% 36% 1% 155
New Hampshire 20% 25% 55% < 1% 175
New Jersey 37% 37% 26% 1% 470
New Mexico 35% 29% 36% < 1% 161
New York 28% 32% 39% < 1% 1,083
North Carolina 35% 36% 29% < 1% 509
North Dakota 32% 26% 42% < 1% 137
Ohio 35% 31% 34% < 1% 543
Oklahoma 39% 29% 32% < 1% 174
Oregon 19% 33% 47% 1% 242
Pennsylvania 27% 37% 36% < 1% 631
Rhode Island 31% 29% 37% 3% 173
South Carolina 41% 32% 26% 1% 234
South Dakota 35% 30% 34% < 1% 129
Tennessee 49% 26% 24% 1% 282
Texas 41% 33% 26% 1% 1,137
Utah 38% 22% 37% 3% 141
Vermont 14% 32% 54% < 1% 189
Virginia 41% 33% 25% 1% 412
Washington 24% 33% 43% < 1% 400
West Virginia 41% 40% 19% 1% 145
Wisconsin 24% 40% 34% 1% 275

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