Belief in God among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by belief in God

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

Religious tradition Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 195. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Buddhist 29% 29% 8% 1% 29% 4% 195
Catholic 62% 28% 6% 1% 2% 1% 3,406
Evangelical Protestant 86% 12% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3,065
Hindu 41% 31% 16% 1% 9% 2% 114
Historically Black Protestant 89% 8% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,285
Jehovah's Witness 88% 10% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 142
Jewish 30% 27% 15% 1% 22% 5% 567
Mainline Protestant 63% 27% 5% 1% 2% 1% 2,890
Mormon 78% 16% 5% < 1% < 1% 1% 209
Muslim 82% 13% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 146
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 23% 22% 11% < 1% 38% 6% 4,566

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