Sources of guidance on right and wrong by views about government aid to the poor (2014) Switch to: Views about government aid to the poor by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about government aid to the poor Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,591. 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.
Does more harm than good 38% 8% 45% 7% 2% 15,591
Does more good than harm 29% 13% 45% 11% 2% 17,359
Neither/both equally 34% 10% 41% 6% 9% 1,372
Don't know 32% 6% 40% 7% 14% 749

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