Views about government aid to the poor among adults who meditate at least once a week by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 49% 44% 6% 1% 264
Alaska 49% 42% 6% 3% 111
Arizona 47% 42% 5% 6% 302
Arkansas 52% 45% 1% 2% 130
California 38% 55% 4% 3% 1,559
Colorado 39% 56% 4% 1% 199
Connecticut 43% 53% 4% < 1% 140
Delaware 36% 60% 1% 2% 111
District of Columbia 15% 77% 5% 2% 129
Florida 42% 51% 6% 2% 897
Georgia 45% 48% 6% 2% 452
Hawaii 37% 58% 3% 2% 140
Idaho 47% 45% 6% 2% 141
Illinois 42% 52% 5% 2% 573
Indiana 54% 40% 5% 2% 266
Iowa 46% 50% 4% < 1% 114
Kansas 46% 45% 7% 2% 121
Kentucky 49% 38% 10% 3% 185
Louisiana 45% 47% 4% 4% 221
Maine 39% 57% 4% 1% 105
Maryland 38% 56% 4% 2% 271
Massachusetts 35% 59% 2% 4% 234
Michigan 39% 54% 5% 3% 400
Minnesota 42% 50% 6% 1% 221
Mississippi 46% 45% 6% 3% 158
Missouri 44% 52% 3% 1% 251
Montana 50% 42% 2% 5% 107
Nebraska 58% 39% 2% 1% 128
Nevada 47% 47% 5% 1% 130
New Hampshire 43% 48% 6% 4% 107
New Jersey 34% 61% 3% 2% 333
New Mexico 43% 49% 4% 4% 144
New York 36% 56% 6% 1% 778
North Carolina 45% 47% 4% 3% 497
North Dakota 46% 46% 3% 4% 114
Ohio 46% 46% 5% 4% 487
Oklahoma 43% 50% 5% 2% 204
Oregon 36% 58% 6% < 1% 168
Pennsylvania 46% 46% 4% 3% 567
Rhode Island 39% 57% 1% 3% 133
South Carolina 42% 48% 7% 3% 252
South Dakota 47% 50% < 1% 2% 118
Tennessee 47% 46% 5% 2% 334
Texas 44% 49% 4% 3% 1,204
Utah 56% 41% 1% 1% 149
Virginia 44% 49% 3% 3% 364
Washington 44% 51% 3% 2% 297
West Virginia 52% 40% 7% 1% 121
Wisconsin 45% 46% 4% 4% 190
Wyoming 57% 37% 4% 2% 140

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