Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 48% 12% 8% 32% < 1% 214
Alaska 51% 11% 14% 23% 2% 150
Arizona 56% 15% 9% 19% 1% 287
Arkansas 44% 14% 16% 26% < 1% 138
California 48% 15% 15% 20% 2% 2,042
Colorado 52% 17% 15% 13% 3% 250
Connecticut 48% 17% 13% 21% 1% 210
Delaware 39% 20% 11% 29% 1% 160
District of Columbia 47% 16% 17% 20% 1% 227
Florida 47% 17% 11% 23% 2% 952
Georgia 47% 18% 11% 22% 2% 449
Hawaii 51% 17% 9% 21% 3% 171
Idaho 58% 10% 10% 23% < 1% 148
Illinois 44% 15% 15% 24% 2% 687
Indiana 48% 15% 13% 24% < 1% 269
Iowa 42% 16% 20% 21% 1% 156
Kansas 35% 19% 20% 25% 1% 136
Kentucky 38% 17% 15% 27% 3% 183
Louisiana 50% 8% 13% 28% 1% 197
Maine 45% 17% 13% 24% 1% 160
Maryland 45% 12% 15% 27% 1% 357
Massachusetts 48% 16% 13% 21% 1% 419
Michigan 46% 18% 13% 22% 1% 494
Minnesota 46% 20% 10% 24% < 1% 303
Mississippi 47% 11% 15% 26% < 1% 132
Missouri 48% 20% 7% 24% 1% 300
Montana 54% 14% 14% 18% < 1% 130
Nebraska 33% 20% 17% 29% 1% 146
Nevada 53% 19% 13% 13% 1% 155
New Hampshire 40% 18% 10% 32% < 1% 175
New Jersey 47% 15% 15% 23% 1% 470
New Mexico 50% 17% 6% 27% < 1% 161
New York 50% 15% 15% 20% 1% 1,083
North Carolina 49% 19% 11% 21% < 1% 509
North Dakota 41% 10% 14% 32% 4% 137
Ohio 44% 16% 13% 26% 1% 543
Oklahoma 49% 8% 13% 30% < 1% 174
Oregon 56% 15% 12% 18% < 1% 242
Pennsylvania 45% 20% 13% 22% < 1% 631
Rhode Island 42% 17% 18% 20% 3% 173
South Carolina 49% 12% 12% 25% 1% 234
South Dakota 55% 16% 7% 22% < 1% 129
Tennessee 49% 19% 9% 22% 1% 282
Texas 50% 16% 12% 21% 2% 1,137
Utah 45% 20% 17% 18% < 1% 141
Vermont 54% 16% 15% 16% < 1% 189
Virginia 52% 15% 13% 18% 1% 412
Washington 48% 17% 14% 20% 1% 400
West Virginia 46% 15% 9% 29% 1% 145
Wisconsin 37% 22% 16% 23% 2% 275

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