Immigrant status 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 immigrant status

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

State Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 261. 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.
Alabama 3% 5% 91% 261
Alaska 14% 10% 75% 131
Arizona 11% 13% 76% 322
Arkansas 4% 1% 94% 154
California 31% 16% 53% 1,403
Colorado 11% 9% 80% 225
Connecticut 14% 13% 73% 141
Delaware 13% 7% 80% 119
Florida 18% 11% 72% 937
Georgia 6% 5% 89% 457
Hawaii 30% 10% 60% 123
Idaho 5% 4% 92% 150
Illinois 9% 11% 80% 557
Indiana 4% 5% 91% 342
Iowa 5% 2% 93% 158
Kansas 6% 5% 89% 154
Kentucky 3% 1% 96% 215
Louisiana 2% 3% 94% 233
Maine 3% 11% 86% 125
Maryland 14% 10% 76% 250
Massachusetts 15% 16% 69% 248
Michigan 4% 8% 88% 423
Minnesota 4% 6% 90% 231
Mississippi 2% 1% 97% 155
Missouri 4% 4% 92% 305
Montana 1% 6% 94% 169
Nebraska 11% 1% 88% 156
Nevada 20% 14% 66% 140
New Hampshire 6% 7% 87% 108
New Jersey 20% 19% 61% 352
New Mexico 13% 10% 77% 129
New York 24% 17% 59% 737
North Carolina 9% 4% 87% 444
North Dakota 4% 5% 90% 179
Ohio 3% 8% 89% 522
Oklahoma 5% 3% 92% 189
Oregon 8% 13% 79% 158
Pennsylvania 6% 7% 88% 629
Rhode Island 15% 12% 73% 115
South Carolina 3% 6% 90% 227
South Dakota 3% 3% 94% 163
Tennessee 7% 3% 90% 337
Texas 19% 11% 70% 1,211
Utah 6% 6% 88% 162
Virginia 10% 6% 83% 406
Washington 16% 9% 74% 273
West Virginia 2% 2% 96% 144
Wisconsin 4% 6% 90% 296
Wyoming 3% 8% 89% 193

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