Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend services seldom or never by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who attend services seldom or never by views about government aid to the poor

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

State Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Alaska 38% 56% 4% 2% 117
Arizona 42% 49% 4% 5% 219
California 34% 61% 4% 2% 1,375
Colorado 37% 55% 5% 3% 188
Connecticut 40% 52% 7% 2% 130
Delaware 32% 60% 5% 3% 100
District of Columbia 18% 81% 1% < 1% 112
Florida 42% 52% 5% 1% 601
Georgia 43% 47% 7% 4% 210
Hawaii 43% 47% 8% 2% 121
Idaho 44% 49% 6% < 1% 110
Illinois 39% 56% 3% 3% 394
Indiana 55% 37% 7% 1% 180
Kentucky 45% 42% 10% 3% 113
Maine 37% 58% 3% 2% 136
Maryland 34% 60% 5% 1% 207
Massachusetts 38% 58% 3% 1% 300
Michigan 38% 56% 3% 2% 286
Minnesota 33% 60% 5% 2% 145
Missouri 36% 60% 4% 1% 175
Montana 41% 57% 2% < 1% 118
Nevada 41% 53% 3% 2% 114
New Hampshire 36% 58% 3% 3% 142
New Jersey 41% 54% 3% 3% 241
New Mexico 37% 57% 4% 3% 105
New York 35% 60% 4% 1% 680
North Carolina 34% 60% 4% 2% 237
Ohio 41% 52% 5% 2% 307
Oregon 27% 71% 2% 1% 179
Pennsylvania 42% 53% 2% 3% 375
South Carolina 28% 62% 5% 5% 100
Tennessee 47% 47% 3% 3% 138
Texas 43% 49% 5% 3% 586
Vermont 26% 70% 3% 1% 142
Virginia 45% 47% 5% 2% 209
Washington 34% 63% 2% 2% 268
Wisconsin 44% 52% 2% 2% 175

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