Views about government aid to the poor among Evangelical Protestants

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 8,593. 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 56% 38% 4% 2% 8,593

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants who are ages…

Views about government aid to the poor 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,901. 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 15% 34% 30% 21% 4,901
Does more good than harm 21% 32% 29% 18% 3,003
Neither/both equally 14% 35% 30% 20% 338
Don't know 9% 26% 28% 38% 175

Generational cohort among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,901. 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% 11% 29% 35% 14% 1% 4,901
Does more good than harm 13% 14% 26% 34% 12% 1% 3,003
Neither/both equally 7% 15% 28% 36% 13% 1% 338
Don't know 5% 11% 19% 34% 27% 5% 175

Gender composition among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,997. 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 50% 50% 4,997
Does more good than harm 39% 61% 3,065
Neither/both equally 45% 55% 348
Don't know 36% 64% 183

Racial and ethnic composition among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants who identify as…

Views about government aid to the poor White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,936. 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 83% 3% 1% 9% 4% 4,936
Does more good than harm 66% 10% 2% 15% 6% 3,033
Neither/both equally 73% 5% < 1% 14% 8% 340
Don't know 66% 8% 4% 12% 10% 170

Immigrant status among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,946. 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 7% 6% 87% 4,946
Does more good than harm 12% 8% 80% 3,018
Neither/both equally 10% 2% 87% 343
Don't know 15% 5% 80% 177

Income distribution among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 4,337. 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% 22% 34% 18% 4,337
Does more good than harm 47% 22% 21% 10% 2,718
Neither/both equally 44% 23% 24% 9% 282
Don't know 52% 21% 19% 8% 125

Educational distribution among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants who have completed…

Views about government aid to the poor High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,970. 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% 36% 16% 7% 4,970
Does more good than harm 46% 35% 12% 7% 3,048
Neither/both equally 43% 38% 13% 7% 346
Don't know 60% 24% 11% 5% 181

Marital status among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,979. 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 63% 4% 11% 7% 16% 4,979
Does more good than harm 46% 7% 18% 9% 21% 3,053
Neither/both equally 49% 4% 21% 9% 17% 348
Don't know 47% 4% 19% 18% 12% 182

Parent of children under 18 among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,979. 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% 68% 4,979
Does more good than harm 30% 70% 3,056
Neither/both equally 32% 68% 344
Don't know 25% 75% 181

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 4,997. 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 89% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,997
Does more good than harm 86% 12% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3,065
Neither/both equally 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 348
Don't know 84% 12% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 183

Importance of religion in one's life among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 4,997. 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 81% 16% 2% 1% < 1% 4,997
Does more good than harm 76% 20% 2% 1% < 1% 3,065
Neither/both equally 82% 13% 1% 2% 2% 348
Don't know 82% 13% < 1% < 1% 5% 183

Attendance at religious services among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 4,997. 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 60% 29% 11% < 1% 4,997
Does more good than harm 54% 32% 13% 1% 3,065
Neither/both equally 62% 24% 13% 1% 348
Don't know 59% 21% 16% 3% 183

Frequency of prayer among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants who pray…

Views about government aid to the poor At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,997. 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 79% 13% 3% 4% 1% 4,997
Does more good than harm 77% 15% 3% 4% < 1% 3,065
Neither/both equally 82% 11% 3% 3% < 1% 348
Don't know 82% 11% 4% 2% 1% 183

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 4,997. 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 46% 13% 10% 31% 1% 4,997
Does more good than harm 39% 14% 9% 37% 1% 3,065
Neither/both equally 52% 10% 8% 29% 1% 348
Don't know 47% 9% 9% 33% 3% 183

Frequency of meditation among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 4,997. 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 47% 6% 3% 42% 2% 4,997
Does more good than harm 51% 7% 3% 38% 2% 3,065
Neither/both equally 56% 4% 4% 34% 1% 348
Don't know 51% 6% 3% 33% 7% 183

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 4,997. 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 76% 12% 6% 5% 1% 4,997
Does more good than harm 72% 12% 7% 8% 1% 3,065
Neither/both equally 81% 7% 5% 5% 2% 348
Don't know 79% 7% 4% 8% 2% 183

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 4,997. 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 47% 16% 11% 24% 2% 4,997
Does more good than harm 49% 17% 11% 23% 1% 3,065
Neither/both equally 48% 12% 11% 26% 3% 348
Don't know 47% 17% 15% 16% 6% 183

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 4,997. 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 63% 4% 29% 2% 2% 4,997
Does more good than harm 55% 7% 33% 4% 2% 3,065
Neither/both equally 60% 4% 23% 3% 10% 348
Don't know 57% 1% 26% 4% 12% 183

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 4,997. 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 59% 39% 1% 1% 4,997
Does more good than harm 37% 60% 1% 1% 3,065
Neither/both equally 43% 50% 5% 1% 348
Don't know 40% 52% 2% 6% 183

Frequency of reading scripture among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 4,997. 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 64% 11% 7% 17% 1% 4,997
Does more good than harm 59% 13% 8% 19% 1% 3,065
Neither/both equally 68% 11% 6% 14% 1% 348
Don't know 72% 8% 2% 18% 1% 183

Interpreting scripture among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 4,997. 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 58% 28% 4% 6% 3% 4,997
Does more good than harm 50% 32% 3% 10% 5% 3,065
Neither/both equally 55% 21% 11% 5% 9% 348
Don't know 59% 15% 13% 3% 9% 183

Belief in Heaven among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants who …in heaven

Views about government aid to the poor Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,997. 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 87% 6% 7% 4,997
Does more good than harm 90% 5% 6% 3,065
Neither/both equally 85% 3% 12% 348
Don't know 85% 5% 10% 183

Belief in Hell among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants who …in hell

Views about government aid to the poor Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,997. 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 84% 10% 7% 4,997
Does more good than harm 80% 13% 7% 3,065
Neither/both equally 81% 6% 13% 348
Don't know 76% 8% 17% 183

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants who identify as…

Views about government aid to the poor Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,997. 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 71% 13% 15% 4,997
Does more good than harm 34% 18% 47% 3,065
Neither/both equally 49% 27% 23% 348
Don't know 39% 30% 31% 183

Political ideology among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,997. 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% 20% 8% 5% 4,997
Does more good than harm 36% 37% 20% 7% 3,065
Neither/both equally 50% 27% 10% 12% 348
Don't know 45% 23% 12% 20% 183

Views about size of government among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 4,997. 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 80% 16% 2% 2% 4,997
Does more good than harm 42% 52% 3% 4% 3,065
Neither/both equally 51% 24% 16% 9% 348
Don't know 44% 30% 6% 19% 183

Views about abortion among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 4,997. 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% 71% 3% 4,997
Does more good than harm 44% 52% 4% 3,065
Neither/both equally 30% 64% 7% 348
Don't know 21% 65% 14% 183

Views about homosexuality among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 4,997. 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 30% 62% 4% 3% 4,997
Does more good than harm 46% 47% 4% 4% 3,065
Neither/both equally 30% 45% 19% 5% 348
Don't know 22% 46% 6% 25% 183

Views about same-sex marriage among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants who …same-sex marriage

Views about government aid to the poor Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,997. 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 22% 72% 6% 4,997
Does more good than harm 38% 54% 8% 3,065
Neither/both equally 23% 62% 15% 348
Don't know 19% 58% 23% 183

Views about environmental regulation among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 4,997. 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 60% 35% 2% 3% 4,997
Does more good than harm 33% 62% 2% 4% 3,065
Neither/both equally 38% 43% 13% 6% 348
Don't know 35% 37% 4% 23% 183

Views about human evolution among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 4,997. 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 10% 23% 2% 62% 4% 4,997
Does more good than harm 13% 30% 3% 49% 5% 3,065
Neither/both equally 6% 22% 5% 56% 11% 348
Don't know 6% 18% 7% 46% 23% 183