Immigrant status 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 immigrant status

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

Religious tradition Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
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Buddhist 23% 21% 55% 195
Catholic 31% 15% 54% 3,370
Evangelical Protestant 12% 8% 80% 3,018
Hindu 91% 6% 3% 112
Historically Black Protestant 6% 3% 91% 1,254
Jehovah's Witness 22% 7% 71% 141
Jewish 8% 22% 70% 565
Mainline Protestant 8% 7% 85% 2,850
Mormon 9% 10% 81% 205
Muslim 66% 15% 19% 142
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 13% 13% 74% 4,499

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