Views about government aid to the poor among adults who pray weekly by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who pray weekly by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray weekly 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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Arizona 60% 36% 4% < 1% 104
California 40% 55% 3% 2% 502
Florida 46% 49% 2% 2% 291
Georgia 51% 44% 4% 1% 140
Illinois 48% 49% 2% 2% 229
Indiana 63% 33% 4% 1% 129
Maryland 43% 52% 3% 1% 105
Massachusetts 45% 49% 5% 1% 104
Michigan 52% 43% 4% 1% 146
Minnesota 42% 54% 4% < 1% 108
Missouri 42% 54% 4% < 1% 106
New Jersey 36% 58% 3% 2% 143
New York 39% 57% 4% 1% 278
North Carolina 43% 50% 3% 4% 141
Ohio 50% 45% 5% 1% 182
Pennsylvania 48% 46% 4% 2% 214
Texas 47% 46% 4% 3% 376
Virginia 51% 44% 4% 1% 121
Wisconsin 55% 41% 4% 1% 112

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