Racial and ethnic composition 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 race/ethnicity

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

Religious tradition White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
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Buddhist 47% 3% 28% 14% 8% 193
Catholic 53% 4% 2% 38% 2% 3,378
Evangelical Protestant 66% 10% 2% 15% 6% 3,033
Hindu 4% 2% 91% 1% 3% 113
Historically Black Protestant 1% 95% < 1% 3% 1% 1,284
Jehovah's Witness 35% 27% < 1% 30% 8% 141
Jewish 91% 2% 2% 4% 2% 564
Mainline Protestant 84% 4% 1% 6% 4% 2,854
Mormon 77% 1% < 1% 13% 9% 207
Muslim 35% 32% 28% 3% 1% 144
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 68% 10% 5% 12% 5% 4,502

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