Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

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

Metro area 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 = 242. 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.
Atlanta Metro Area 27% 72% 1% < 1% 242
Baltimore Metro Area 18% 80% 1% < 1% 133
Boston Metro Area 16% 81% 2% < 1% 294
Chicago Metro Area 22% 76% 1% 1% 489
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 27% 71% 2% < 1% 296
Detroit Metro Area 37% 59% 2% 2% 186
Houston Metro Area 26% 72% 1% 1% 239
Los Angeles Metro Area 22% 75% 1% 1% 609
Miami Metro Area 27% 71% 1% 1% 262
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 26% 74% < 1% < 1% 196
New York City Metro Area 18% 79% 1% 1% 1,021
Philadelphia Metro Area 27% 72% < 1% < 1% 409
Phoenix Metro Area 28% 68% 1% 2% 167
Pittsburgh Metro Area 25% 74% < 1% 1% 119
Providence Metro Area 25% 73% 2% < 1% 195
Riverside, CA Metro Area 27% 68% 2% 2% 189
San Diego Metro Area 30% 69% < 1% 1% 169
San Francisco Metro Area 25% 72% 2% 1% 338
Seattle Metro Area 21% 78% 1% < 1% 207
St. Louis Metro Area 25% 73% 1% 1% 138
Tampa Metro Area 20% 78% 2% < 1% 159
Washington, DC Metro Area 23% 76% < 1% < 1% 576

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