Parent of children under 18 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 parental status

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

Religious tradition Parents Non-parents Sample Size
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Buddhist 17% 83% 195
Catholic 32% 68% 3,392
Evangelical Protestant 30% 70% 3,056
Hindu 35% 65% 114
Historically Black Protestant 29% 71% 1,280
Jehovah's Witness 28% 72% 141
Jewish 26% 74% 565
Mainline Protestant 25% 75% 2,878
Mormon 36% 64% 208
Muslim 38% 62% 146
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 26% 74% 4,555

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