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

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 49% 34% 16% 1% 262
Alaska 33% 37% 30% < 1% 135
Arizona 38% 34% 28% < 1% 325
Arkansas 54% 24% 21% < 1% 155
California 35% 35% 30% < 1% 1,423
Colorado 38% 30% 32% < 1% 227
Connecticut 27% 39% 34% < 1% 147
Delaware 35% 37% 25% 3% 121
Florida 37% 33% 29% 1% 953
Georgia 44% 34% 22% < 1% 460
Hawaii 32% 34% 34% < 1% 123
Idaho 41% 25% 34% < 1% 150
Illinois 40% 29% 29% 1% 566
Indiana 40% 29% 30% 1% 343
Iowa 39% 34% 27% < 1% 158
Kansas 41% 39% 19% < 1% 154
Kentucky 44% 28% 27% 1% 216
Louisiana 49% 29% 21% < 1% 235
Maine 20% 37% 42% 1% 125
Maryland 34% 38% 27% < 1% 254
Massachusetts 20% 36% 44% < 1% 248
Michigan 37% 36% 27% < 1% 425
Minnesota 42% 35% 22% < 1% 231
Mississippi 51% 30% 17% 2% 157
Missouri 46% 32% 21% 1% 312
Montana 34% 38% 29% < 1% 171
Nebraska 44% 32% 24% < 1% 156
Nevada 39% 31% 30% < 1% 143
New Hampshire 27% 27% 45% 1% 108
New Jersey 33% 39% 28% < 1% 362
New Mexico 38% 33% 29% < 1% 131
New York 29% 37% 33% 1% 748
North Carolina 44% 36% 18% 1% 451
North Dakota 35% 37% 28% < 1% 179
Ohio 40% 34% 26% < 1% 526
Oklahoma 46% 36% 19% < 1% 190
Oregon 41% 32% 26% < 1% 158
Pennsylvania 39% 33% 27% 1% 640
Rhode Island 44% 26% 30% < 1% 116
South Carolina 54% 32% 14% < 1% 227
South Dakota 37% 42% 21% < 1% 164
Tennessee 52% 23% 24% 1% 339
Texas 43% 34% 23% < 1% 1,231
Utah 65% 16% 20% < 1% 164
Virginia 46% 32% 22% < 1% 412
Washington 35% 31% 32% 2% 276
West Virginia 53% 21% 25% 1% 144
Wisconsin 30% 42% 28% < 1% 299
Wyoming 39% 31% 29% 1% 195

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