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

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 52% 41% 6% 1% 224
Arizona 57% 32% 7% 4% 165
Arkansas 57% 38% 2% 2% 115
California 42% 52% 3% 3% 765
Florida 49% 44% 5% 2% 482
Georgia 50% 44% 5% 1% 312
Illinois 48% 43% 6% 3% 276
Indiana 62% 33% 4% 1% 183
Kentucky 56% 34% 8% 2% 143
Louisiana 47% 43% 4% 6% 155
Maryland 42% 50% 5% 3% 146
Michigan 51% 44% 3% 2% 216
Minnesota 47% 48% 5% < 1% 105
Mississippi 52% 41% 7% < 1% 139
Missouri 54% 40% 4% 2% 155
New Jersey 35% 59% 3% 4% 166
New York 33% 57% 7% 3% 345
North Carolina 49% 44% 5% 3% 327
Ohio 51% 42% 4% 3% 309
Oklahoma 52% 42% 4% 2% 140
Pennsylvania 53% 40% 5% 3% 300
South Carolina 46% 47% 6% < 1% 178
Tennessee 45% 48% 4% 3% 271
Texas 49% 43% 4% 4% 782
Utah 70% 27% 2% 1% 152
Virginia 49% 45% 4% 3% 247
Washington 44% 48% 5% 3% 157
West Virginia 49% 44% 6% 1% 102

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