Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants by state (2014) Switch to: State among Mainline Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Mainline Protestants 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
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
California 44% 51% 3% 2% 452
Florida 49% 46% 4% 1% 338
Georgia 48% 46% 2% 3% 146
Illinois 41% 50% 4% 4% 241
Indiana 55% 38% 7% 1% 119
Iowa 46% 48% 5% 1% 102
Maryland 58% 35% 5% 1% 128
Michigan 41% 52% 5% 2% 185
Minnesota 40% 52% 6% 2% 172
Missouri 44% 48% 8% < 1% 118
New Jersey 41% 54% 2% 3% 124
New York 45% 48% 6% 1% 256
North Carolina 47% 47% 4% 2% 231
North Dakota 64% 32% 2% 2% 105
Ohio 50% 43% 4% 3% 226
Pennsylvania 54% 38% 5% 3% 344
Tennessee 53% 42% 3% 2% 103
Texas 50% 45% 3% 2% 391
Virginia 53% 40% 4% 4% 185
Washington 34% 59% 6% 1% 108
Wisconsin 57% 39% 1% 4% 126

Learn More: Does more harm than good, Does more good than harm