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

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture 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 24% 70% 4% 2% 147
Catholic 48% 47% 3% 2% 3,807
Evangelical Protestant 54% 40% 3% 2% 1,462
Hindu 30% 59% 9% 2% 120
Historically Black Protestant 27% 65% 4% 4% 308
Jewish 24% 69% 4% 3% 580
Mainline Protestant 48% 46% 3% 2% 2,641
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 37% 58% 4% 2% 6,116

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