Views about government aid to the poor among adults in Missouri

% of adults in Missouri 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 = 642. 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 48% 47% 4% 2% 642

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Views about government aid to the poor among adults in Missouri by religious group

% of adults in Missouri who say government aid to the poor…

Religious tradition 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.
Evangelical Protestant 59% 37% 2% 2% 222
Mainline Protestant 44% 48% 8% < 1% 118
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 42% 53% 3% 2% 130

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri who are ages…

Views about government aid to the poor 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 305. 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 23% 32% 26% 19% 305
Does more good than harm 19% 32% 31% 18% 295

Generational cohort among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 305. 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 16% 13% 26% 31% 13% 1% 305
Does more good than harm 11% 15% 25% 36% 12% 1% 295

Gender composition among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 312. 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 55% 45% 312
Does more good than harm 42% 58% 300

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri who identify as…

Views about government aid to the poor White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 308. 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% 7% 1% 3% 2% 308
Does more good than harm 77% 15% 1% 3% 4% 297

Immigrant status among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 305. 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% 4% 92% 305
Does more good than harm 5% 5% 90% 296

Income distribution among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri 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 = 284. 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 25% 27% 29% 18% 284
Does more good than harm 45% 26% 17% 13% 270

Educational distribution among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri who have completed…

Views about government aid to the poor High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 311. 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% 34% 17% 7% 311
Does more good than harm 44% 29% 15% 12% 300

Marital status among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 311. 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 55% 8% 9% 9% 19% 311
Does more good than harm 39% 9% 17% 9% 26% 299

Parent of children under 18 among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 310. 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% 310
Does more good than harm 29% 71% 298

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri 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 = 312. 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 74% 14% 5% < 1% 5% 1% 312
Does more good than harm 66% 19% 7% < 1% 6% 2% 300

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

% of adults in Missouri 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 = 312. 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% 27% 7% 6% 1% 312
Does more good than harm 53% 26% 12% 9% < 1% 300

Attendance at religious services among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri 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 = 312. 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% 32% 21% 1% 312
Does more good than harm 27% 37% 35% < 1% 300

Frequency of prayer among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri who pray…

Views about government aid to the poor At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 312. 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% 14% 4% 18% < 1% 312
Does more good than harm 55% 19% 5% 20% 1% 300

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

% of adults in Missouri 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 = 312. 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% 11% 10% 53% < 1% 312
Does more good than harm 20% 9% 7% 65% < 1% 300

Frequency of meditation among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri 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 = 312. 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 35% 8% 3% 52% 2% 312
Does more good than harm 41% 8% 3% 47% 1% 300

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri 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 = 312. 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% 16% 9% 16% 1% 312
Does more good than harm 60% 14% 11% 14% 1% 300

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri 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 = 312. 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 40% 17% 12% 29% 1% 312
Does more good than harm 48% 20% 7% 24% 1% 300

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri 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 = 312. 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% 9% 42% 4% 2% 312
Does more good than harm 29% 13% 45% 8% 6% 300

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

% of adults in Missouri 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 = 312. 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% 52% < 1% < 1% 312
Does more good than harm 25% 73% 2% < 1% 300

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri 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 = 312. 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 45% 11% 9% 35% < 1% 312
Does more good than harm 33% 13% 9% 45% < 1% 300

Interpreting scripture among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri 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 = 312. 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 36% 33% 2% 22% 5% 312
Does more good than harm 26% 26% 3% 33% 12% 300

Belief in Heaven among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri who …in heaven

Views about government aid to the poor Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 312. 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% 16% 5% 312
Does more good than harm 78% 17% 5% 300

Belief in Hell among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri who …in hell

Views about government aid to the poor Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 312. 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% 23% 7% 312
Does more good than harm 61% 32% 7% 300

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri who identify as…

Views about government aid to the poor Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 312. 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% 17% 23% 312
Does more good than harm 21% 17% 62% 300

Political ideology among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 312. 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 57% 25% 12% 6% 312
Does more good than harm 22% 39% 30% 9% 300

Views about size of government among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri 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 = 312. 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% 1% 2% 312
Does more good than harm 42% 50% 2% 6% 300

Views about abortion among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri 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 = 312. 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 36% 62% 3% 312
Does more good than harm 56% 37% 7% 300

Views about homosexuality among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri 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 = 312. 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% 47% 3% 5% 312
Does more good than harm 71% 24% 2% 4% 300

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri who …same-sex marriage

Views about government aid to the poor Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 312. 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% 58% 9% 312
Does more good than harm 63% 32% 5% 300

Views about environmental regulation among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri 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 = 312. 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 56% 42% 2% 1% 312
Does more good than harm 33% 62% 2% 3% 300

Views about human evolution among adults in Missouri by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in Missouri 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 = 312. 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% 24% 3% 47% 3% 312
Does more good than harm 36% 26% 3% 31% 4% 300