Views about government aid to the poor among men by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among men by views about government aid to the poor

% of men 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 21% 70% 6% 2% 138
Catholic 49% 46% 3% 1% 3,426
Evangelical Protestant 62% 33% 4% 2% 4,061
Hindu 32% 56% 9% 3% 136
Historically Black Protestant 28% 64% 5% 3% 818
Jewish 36% 58% 3% 3% 428
Mainline Protestant 54% 40% 4% 2% 2,778
Mormon 65% 29% 3% 2% 347
Muslim 33% 60% 4% 3% 152
Orthodox Christian 48% 48% 4% 1% 106
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 40% 54% 4% 2% 4,471

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