Age distribution among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition 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…

Religious tradition 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
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Catholic 16% 33% 30% 21% 3,329
Evangelical Protestant 15% 34% 30% 21% 4,901
Historically Black Protestant 22% 37% 27% 14% 494
Jewish 23% 26% 30% 21% 220
Mainline Protestant 15% 30% 29% 25% 2,764
Mormon 22% 42% 22% 14% 412
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 35% 38% 19% 8% 2,528

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