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

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 50% 41% 5% 3% 190
Alaska 46% 50% 3% 2% 211
Arizona 47% 46% 3% 4% 388
Arkansas 45% 50% 2% 3% 129
California 36% 59% 4% 2% 2,338
Colorado 42% 52% 4% 3% 319
Connecticut 41% 53% 4% 1% 265
Delaware 41% 53% 5% 2% 181
District of Columbia 22% 75% 2% 1% 197
Florida 46% 49% 4% 1% 1,213
Georgia 41% 52% 4% 3% 455
Hawaii 42% 50% 6% 1% 192
Idaho 45% 50% 4% 1% 171
Illinois 40% 56% 3% 2% 823
Indiana 54% 40% 5% 1% 344
Iowa 45% 50% 4% < 1% 202
Kansas 43% 50% 6% 2% 163
Kentucky 43% 48% 6% 3% 209
Louisiana 45% 46% 5% 3% 212
Maine 39% 53% 5% 2% 239
Maryland 39% 56% 4% 1% 398
Massachusetts 40% 56% 3% 1% 542
Michigan 42% 52% 4% 2% 589
Minnesota 40% 55% 3% 2% 346
Mississippi 53% 43% < 1% 4% 100
Missouri 43% 52% 3% 2% 369
Montana 49% 50% 1% < 1% 198
Nebraska 51% 47% 2% < 1% 169
Nevada 41% 54% 4% 1% 198
New Hampshire 35% 57% 3% 4% 219
New Jersey 41% 53% 3% 3% 559
New Mexico 41% 52% 3% 4% 190
New York 40% 54% 4% 2% 1,319
North Carolina 43% 53% 2% 2% 497
North Dakota 52% 40% 5% 2% 210
Ohio 46% 48% 4% 2% 643
Oklahoma 46% 48% 2% 4% 178
Oregon 33% 65% 2% 1% 272
Pennsylvania 46% 49% 3% 2% 845
Rhode Island 32% 60% 2% 6% 213
South Carolina 40% 52% 5% 2% 209
South Dakota 51% 45% 2% 1% 182
Tennessee 46% 50% 2% 2% 257
Texas 46% 48% 4% 2% 1,244
Utah 37% 62% 1% < 1% 122
Vermont 30% 65% 3% 2% 241
Virginia 49% 43% 5% 3% 484
Washington 35% 61% 2% 1% 446
West Virginia 45% 50% 5% 1% 145
Wisconsin 46% 50% 2% 2% 387
Wyoming 55% 37% 6% 3% 183

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