Frequency of reading scripture 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 frequency of reading scripture

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

Religious tradition 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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Buddhist 29% 10% 10% 51% 1% 195
Catholic 26% 12% 11% 51% 1% 3,406
Evangelical Protestant 59% 13% 8% 19% 1% 3,065
Hindu 7% 8% 22% 61% 1% 114
Historically Black Protestant 61% 13% 8% 17% 1% 1,285
Jehovah's Witness 90% 2% 3% 4% < 1% 142
Jewish 14% 8% 7% 70% 1% 567
Mainline Protestant 30% 14% 12% 44% 1% 2,890
Mormon 66% 10% 5% 19% < 1% 209
Muslim 47% 12% 13% 26% 2% 146
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 9% 6% 6% 79% < 1% 4,566

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