Views about government aid to the poor among adults in Pennsylvania

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 1,366. 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% 46% 4% 2% 1,366

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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.
Catholic 48% 46% 4% 1% 355
Evangelical Protestant 59% 34% 4% 3% 248
Mainline Protestant 54% 38% 5% 3% 344
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 39% 56% 3% 2% 243

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DemographicInformation

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania who are ages…

Views about government aid to the poor 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 632. 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 20% 32% 28% 20% 632
Does more good than harm 23% 31% 27% 19% 624

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 632. 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 12% 13% 27% 33% 14% 1% 632
Does more good than harm 17% 11% 26% 33% 12% 1% 624

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 640. 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 53% 47% 640
Does more good than harm 43% 57% 631

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania who identify as…

Views about government aid to the poor White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 633. 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% 2% 4% 1% 633
Does more good than harm 76% 13% 2% 6% 3% 622

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 629. 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 6% 7% 88% 629
Does more good than harm 7% 8% 85% 620

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 547. 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% 22% 28% 20% 547
Does more good than harm 41% 19% 21% 19% 541

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania who have completed…

Views about government aid to the poor High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 637. 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% 26% 16% 8% 637
Does more good than harm 42% 28% 16% 13% 629

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 635. 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% 6% 8% 7% 21% 635
Does more good than harm 42% 7% 12% 9% 30% 629

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 636. 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% 72% 636
Does more good than harm 26% 74% 630

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 640. 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% 21% 5% < 1% 7% 2% 640
Does more good than harm 56% 21% 6% 1% 13% 3% 631

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 640. 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 54% 25% 12% 8% 1% 640
Does more good than harm 46% 26% 12% 16% < 1% 631

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 640. 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 39% 33% 27% 1% 640
Does more good than harm 27% 37% 36% < 1% 631

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania who pray…

Views about government aid to the poor At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 640. 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% 5% 21% < 1% 640
Does more good than harm 49% 16% 7% 28% < 1% 631

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 640. 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% 7% 9% 60% < 1% 640
Does more good than harm 19% 7% 7% 67% < 1% 631

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 640. 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% 7% 5% 51% 1% 640
Does more good than harm 37% 10% 5% 47% 1% 631

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 640. 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% 16% 12% 16% 1% 640
Does more good than harm 53% 15% 10% 21% 1% 631

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 640. 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 43% 17% 12% 27% 1% 640
Does more good than harm 45% 20% 13% 22% < 1% 631

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 640. 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 38% 5% 47% 8% 2% 640
Does more good than harm 28% 12% 45% 13% 1% 631

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 640. 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% 640
Does more good than harm 25% 74% 1% 1% 631

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 640. 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% 9% 9% 49% < 1% 640
Does more good than harm 28% 9% 12% 51% 1% 631

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 640. 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% 29% 2% 29% 4% 640
Does more good than harm 22% 28% 2% 41% 8% 631

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania who …in heaven

Views about government aid to the poor Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 640. 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% 16% 7% 640
Does more good than harm 65% 28% 6% 631

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania who …in hell

Views about government aid to the poor Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 640. 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% 29% 7% 640
Does more good than harm 49% 43% 8% 631

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania who identify as…

Views about government aid to the poor Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 640. 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% 15% 30% 640
Does more good than harm 20% 16% 64% 631

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 640. 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% 32% 12% 7% 640
Does more good than harm 21% 35% 36% 8% 631

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 640. 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% 23% 1% 2% 640
Does more good than harm 40% 54% 3% 4% 631

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 640. 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% 4% 640
Does more good than harm 64% 32% 4% 631

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 640. 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 52% 40% 5% 3% 640
Does more good than harm 75% 20% 3% 2% 631

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania who …same-sex marriage

Views about government aid to the poor Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 640. 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 43% 48% 9% 640
Does more good than harm 67% 25% 7% 631

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 640. 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 53% 44% 2% 1% 640
Does more good than harm 27% 69% 2% 2% 631

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 640. 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% 23% 3% 44% 3% 640
Does more good than harm 42% 24% 4% 27% 3% 631