Views about government aid to the poor among Nothing in particulars (religion not important)

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who say government aid to the poor…

Survey year Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,969. 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.
2014 39% 55% 4% 2% 2,969

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who are ages…

Views about government aid to the poor 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,071. 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.
Does more harm than good 34% 39% 18% 9% 1,071
Does more good than harm 34% 36% 20% 10% 1,683
Neither/both equally 34% 32% 25% 8% 110

Generational cohort among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,071. 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.
Does more harm than good 21% 22% 30% 21% 5% < 1% 1,071
Does more good than harm 23% 20% 27% 24% 6% < 1% 1,683
Neither/both equally 26% 12% 28% 28% 6% < 1% 110

Gender composition among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good 62% 38% 1,083
Does more good than harm 50% 50% 1,707
Neither/both equally 63% 37% 114

Racial and ethnic composition among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who identify as…

Views about government aid to the poor White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,067. 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.
Does more harm than good 72% 5% 5% 14% 3% 1,067
Does more good than harm 72% 8% 6% 10% 4% 1,684
Neither/both equally 69% 6% 7% 15% 3% 111

Immigrant status among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,066. 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.
Does more harm than good 13% 13% 75% 1,066
Does more good than harm 13% 12% 75% 1,674
Neither/both equally 12% 13% 75% 111

Income distribution among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who have a household income of…

Views about government aid to the poor Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 974. 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.
Does more harm than good 29% 21% 31% 19% 974
Does more good than harm 31% 22% 25% 22% 1,529
Neither/both equally 39% 27% 15% 20% 101

Educational distribution among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who have completed…

Views about government aid to the poor High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,079. 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.
Does more harm than good 42% 36% 14% 8% 1,079
Does more good than harm 33% 32% 20% 15% 1,700
Neither/both equally 39% 32% 18% 11% 112

Marital status among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. 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.
Does more harm than good 41% 11% 10% 2% 35% 1,078
Does more good than harm 38% 10% 11% 3% 38% 1,702
Neither/both equally 42% 8% 10% 1% 39% 113

Parent of children under 18 among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. 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.
Does more harm than good 26% 74% 1,078
Does more good than harm 25% 75% 1,699
Neither/both equally 25% 75% 114

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who say they…

Views about government aid to the poor Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good 19% 25% 17% 1% 32% 6% 1,083
Does more good than harm 17% 26% 15% < 1% 35% 7% 1,707
Neither/both equally 32% 11% 8% 5% 31% 13% 114

Importance of religion in one's life among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who say religion is…

Views about government aid to the poor Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good < 1% < 1% 49% 49% 1% 1,083
Does more good than harm < 1% < 1% 48% 51% 1% 1,707
Neither/both equally < 1% < 1% 47% 46% 7% 114

Attendance at religious services among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who attend religious services…

Views about government aid to the poor At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good 1% 18% 81% < 1% 1,083
Does more good than harm 1% 19% 80% < 1% 1,707
Neither/both equally 2% 15% 83% < 1% 114

Frequency of prayer among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who pray…

Views about government aid to the poor At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good 9% 8% 6% 76% < 1% 1,083
Does more good than harm 11% 9% 8% 72% 1% 1,707
Neither/both equally 19% 14% 7% 60% 1% 114

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who attend prayer group…

Views about government aid to the poor At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good 1% 2% 2% 95% < 1% 1,083
Does more good than harm 2% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 1,707
Neither/both equally 2% < 1% 8% 90% < 1% 114

Frequency of meditation among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who meditate…

Views about government aid to the poor At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good 19% 9% 4% 66% 2% 1,083
Does more good than harm 24% 11% 5% 60% 1% 1,707
Neither/both equally 27% 6% 2% 65% 1% 114

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Views about government aid to the poor At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good 32% 14% 11% 41% 2% 1,083
Does more good than harm 37% 16% 12% 33% 2% 1,707
Neither/both equally 41% 15% 7% 29% 7% 114

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Views about government aid to the poor At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good 37% 15% 12% 36% 1% 1,083
Does more good than harm 45% 16% 15% 24% < 1% 1,707
Neither/both equally 47% 12% 8% 28% 6% 114

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about government aid to the poor Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good 3% 12% 70% 13% 1% 1,083
Does more good than harm 2% 20% 58% 18% 2% 1,707
Neither/both equally 6% 12% 61% 18% 3% 114

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who say…

Views about government aid to the poor There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good 24% 74% 1% 1% 1,083
Does more good than harm 16% 83% 1% 1% 1,707
Neither/both equally 20% 71% 6% 3% 114

Frequency of reading scripture among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who read scripture…

Views about government aid to the poor At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good 4% 3% 3% 90% < 1% 1,083
Does more good than harm 4% 4% 4% 88% < 1% 1,707
Neither/both equally 9% 1% 7% 82% 1% 114

Interpreting scripture among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who say the holy scripture is…

Views about government aid to the poor Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good 5% 9% < 1% 78% 7% 1,083
Does more good than harm 4% 8% < 1% 81% 6% 1,707
Neither/both equally 5% 5% 3% 67% 20% 114

Belief in Heaven among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who …in heaven

Views about government aid to the poor Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good 33% 55% 12% 1,083
Does more good than harm 31% 59% 10% 1,707
Neither/both equally 24% 54% 22% 114

Belief in Hell among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who …in hell

Views about government aid to the poor Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good 24% 66% 11% 1,083
Does more good than harm 20% 72% 8% 1,707
Neither/both equally 23% 61% 17% 114

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who identify as…

Views about government aid to the poor Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good 44% 25% 31% 1,083
Does more good than harm 11% 21% 68% 1,707
Neither/both equally 22% 42% 36% 114

Political ideology among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good 28% 41% 21% 10% 1,083
Does more good than harm 10% 32% 50% 8% 1,707
Neither/both equally 14% 41% 24% 21% 114

Views about size of government among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who would rather have…

Views about government aid to the poor Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good 68% 28% 2% 3% 1,083
Does more good than harm 35% 58% 3% 4% 1,707
Neither/both equally 51% 24% 16% 9% 114

Views about abortion among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who say abortion should be…

Views about government aid to the poor Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good 73% 24% 3% 1,083
Does more good than harm 79% 17% 4% 1,707
Neither/both equally 60% 26% 13% 114

Views about homosexuality among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who say homosexuality…

Views about government aid to the poor Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good 77% 17% 4% 3% 1,083
Does more good than harm 89% 7% 2% 2% 1,707
Neither/both equally 70% 14% 11% 5% 114

Views about same-sex marriage among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who …same-sex marriage

Views about government aid to the poor Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good 73% 20% 7% 1,083
Does more good than harm 87% 9% 4% 1,707
Neither/both equally 68% 19% 13% 114

Views about environmental regulation among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who say…

Views about government aid to the poor Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good 41% 55% 2% 2% 1,083
Does more good than harm 18% 79% 1% 1% 1,707
Neither/both equally 23% 57% 10% 10% 114

Views about human evolution among Nothing in particulars (religion not important) by views about government aid to the poor

% of Nothing in particulars (religion not important) who say humans…

Views about government aid to the poor Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,083. 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.
Does more harm than good 65% 14% 4% 15% 3% 1,083
Does more good than harm 73% 11% 4% 10% 2% 1,707
Neither/both equally 46% 12% 14% 12% 17% 114