Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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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California 35% 59% 4% 2% 563
Florida 50% 45% 4% 1% 260
Georgia 44% 54% < 1% 2% 124
Illinois 39% 58% 2% 1% 210
Maryland 49% 47% 3% 1% 100
Massachusetts 41% 53% 2% 4% 121
Michigan 37% 58% 4% 1% 154
Minnesota 40% 53% 5% 3% 101
New Jersey 37% 52% 5% 6% 132
New York 37% 59% 3% 2% 315
North Carolina 35% 58% 5% 2% 132
Ohio 46% 49% 2% 3% 152
Pennsylvania 50% 45% 5% 1% 215
Texas 52% 43% 4% 1% 323
Virginia 47% 49% 3% 1% 143
Wisconsin 45% 50% 2% 3% 106

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