Belief in God 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 God

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

Metro area 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 = 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 73% 13% 4% < 1% 8% 2% 242
Baltimore Metro Area 54% 16% 6% < 1% 21% 3% 133
Boston Metro Area 36% 27% 10% 1% 23% 4% 294
Chicago Metro Area 51% 27% 7% 1% 11% 2% 489
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 65% 21% 4% < 1% 9% 1% 296
Detroit Metro Area 59% 24% 6% < 1% 10% 1% 186
Houston Metro Area 62% 25% 4% 1% 7% 1% 239
Los Angeles Metro Area 46% 23% 10% 2% 16% 2% 609
Miami Metro Area 59% 19% 8% 1% 12% 1% 262
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 47% 28% 6% < 1% 16% 2% 196
New York City Metro Area 55% 22% 7% 1% 13% 3% 1,021
Philadelphia Metro Area 58% 20% 5% < 1% 14% 3% 409
Phoenix Metro Area 50% 26% 8% < 1% 14% 3% 167
Pittsburgh Metro Area 61% 16% 10% 1% 7% 6% 119
Providence Metro Area 46% 26% 4% 1% 20% 2% 195
Riverside, CA Metro Area 64% 21% 6% < 1% 7% 1% 189
San Diego Metro Area 55% 22% 5% < 1% 15% 3% 169
San Francisco Metro Area 40% 19% 13% 3% 23% 3% 338
Seattle Metro Area 38% 19% 11% < 1% 26% 5% 207
St. Louis Metro Area 66% 18% 7% < 1% 7% 1% 138
Tampa Metro Area 62% 22% 6% < 1% 8% 2% 159
Washington, DC Metro Area 53% 19% 7% < 1% 16% 5% 576

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