Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by 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% 75% 3% 1% 202
Catholic 42% 53% 4% 2% 2,068
Evangelical Protestant 47% 50% 2% 1% 636
Hindu 33% 61% 6% 1% 119
Historically Black Protestant 27% 63% 7% 3% 177
Jewish 17% 79% 4% < 1% 513
Mainline Protestant 40% 55% 3% 1% 1,841
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 34% 61% 3% 1% 5,713

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