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

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

Belief in Hell 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,845. 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 19% 35% 28% 18% 9,845
Don't believe 24% 34% 24% 18% 4,212
Other/don't know 14% 33% 30% 23% 1,224

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