Age distribution among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by age group

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,419. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 20% 33% 29% 18% 9,419
Believe in God; fairly certain 26% 35% 24% 15% 3,567
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 35% 33% 21% 12% 1,120
Believe in God; don't know 12% 24% 32% 32% 100
Do not believe in God 38% 34% 17% 12% 2,349
Other/don't know if they believe in God 29% 31% 21% 18% 471

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