Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who say government aid to the poor…

Religious tradition Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 22% 73% 3% 2% 160
Catholic 48% 47% 3% 2% 4,669
Evangelical Protestant 53% 42% 3% 2% 2,790
Hindu 27% 63% 10% 1% 119
Historically Black Protestant 28% 65% 5% 2% 572
Jewish 28% 66% 4% 2% 548
Mainline Protestant 48% 46% 4% 2% 3,642
Mormon 48% 46% 4% 2% 116
Orthodox Christian 44% 50% 5% < 1% 109
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 36% 58% 4% 2% 6,810

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