Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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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Alabama 54% 37% 7% 2% 148
Arizona 53% 37% 4% 6% 129
California 45% 51% 3% 2% 732
Florida 49% 45% 4% 2% 479
Georgia 54% 38% 5% 3% 240
Illinois 45% 50% 4% 2% 310
Indiana 62% 34% 2% 2% 167
Kentucky 49% 35% 14% 2% 127
Louisiana 47% 45% 4% 3% 119
Maryland 42% 54% 3% 1% 161
Massachusetts 46% 49% 1% 3% 158
Michigan 51% 42% 5% 2% 224
Minnesota 44% 47% 6% 4% 132
Missouri 53% 43% 3% 2% 161
New Jersey 45% 49% 4% 2% 223
New York 47% 47% 3% 3% 445
North Carolina 48% 45% 5% 1% 218
Ohio 45% 50% 5% 1% 275
Oklahoma 48% 47% 1% 3% 113
Pennsylvania 54% 42% 3% 1% 308
South Carolina 45% 51% 4% < 1% 118
Tennessee 51% 42% 3% 3% 148
Texas 50% 43% 5% 2% 544
Virginia 52% 39% 6% 3% 161
Washington 43% 52% 3% 2% 140
Wisconsin 53% 44% < 1% 3% 133

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