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

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 38% 12% 12% 35% 3% 262
Alaska 45% 12% 19% 23% 1% 135
Arizona 50% 14% 11% 23% 1% 325
Arkansas 44% 17% 7% 30% 2% 155
California 45% 14% 14% 25% 1% 1,423
Colorado 42% 15% 13% 29% 1% 227
Connecticut 32% 21% 10% 35% 1% 147
Delaware 35% 25% 13% 26% 1% 121
Florida 47% 13% 12% 27% 1% 953
Georgia 44% 14% 10% 31% 1% 460
Hawaii 35% 20% 17% 27% < 1% 123
Idaho 39% 16% 14% 31% < 1% 150
Illinois 43% 15% 13% 26% 2% 566
Indiana 40% 17% 12% 30% 1% 343
Iowa 41% 17% 15% 26% 1% 158
Kansas 45% 14% 10% 27% 4% 154
Kentucky 48% 10% 9% 32% 1% 216
Louisiana 37% 19% 14% 27% 3% 235
Maine 36% 13% 13% 38% 1% 125
Maryland 41% 14% 16% 28% 1% 254
Massachusetts 42% 12% 16% 29% 2% 248
Michigan 35% 17% 14% 30% 3% 425
Minnesota 42% 15% 16% 27% 1% 231
Mississippi 45% 12% 8% 35% 1% 157
Missouri 40% 17% 12% 29% 1% 312
Montana 42% 15% 14% 27% 3% 171
Nebraska 46% 16% 11% 25% 3% 156
Nevada 53% 17% 12% 17% < 1% 143
New Hampshire 42% 23% 10% 25% < 1% 108
New Jersey 36% 19% 14% 30% 1% 362
New Mexico 52% 11% 11% 21% 5% 131
New York 42% 16% 11% 29% 2% 748
North Carolina 42% 16% 14% 26% 2% 451
North Dakota 41% 12% 17% 30% < 1% 179
Ohio 43% 19% 14% 23% 1% 526
Oklahoma 42% 18% 12% 29% 1% 190
Oregon 46% 18% 11% 24% 1% 158
Pennsylvania 43% 17% 12% 27% 1% 640
Rhode Island 37% 22% 12% 29% < 1% 116
South Carolina 47% 15% 10% 27% 1% 227
South Dakota 38% 15% 11% 36% < 1% 164
Tennessee 46% 14% 10% 26% 3% 339
Texas 46% 17% 11% 24% 2% 1,231
Utah 51% 30% 8% 11% 1% 164
Virginia 45% 17% 14% 23% 2% 412
Washington 50% 14% 12% 23% 1% 276
West Virginia 45% 22% 8% 23% 1% 144
Wisconsin 37% 18% 17% 27% 1% 299
Wyoming 46% 15% 7% 31% 1% 195

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