Belief in God among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good by belief in God

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 235. 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 72% 16% 4% < 1% 5% 3% 235
Baltimore Metro Area 66% 21% 2% < 1% 8% 3% 102
Boston Metro Area 54% 23% 12% < 1% 9% 1% 181
Chicago Metro Area 63% 23% 4% < 1% 7% 3% 334
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 74% 16% 2% 1% 6% 1% 318
Detroit Metro Area 73% 16% 2% 1% 8% 1% 163
Houston Metro Area 72% 17% 6% < 1% 5% < 1% 247
Los Angeles Metro Area 65% 22% 6% < 1% 4% 2% 399
Miami Metro Area 60% 25% 4% 2% 6% 3% 189
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 61% 24% 5% < 1% 5% 5% 128
New York City Metro Area 62% 22% 5% 1% 6% 3% 642
Philadelphia Metro Area 55% 19% 10% < 1% 14% 2% 274
Phoenix Metro Area 69% 18% 4% < 1% 8% 1% 210
Pittsburgh Metro Area 73% 17% 4% < 1% 5% 1% 119
Providence Metro Area 57% 21% 11% < 1% 9% 2% 137
Riverside, CA Metro Area 66% 18% 3% 2% 9% 2% 163
San Diego Metro Area 53% 22% 12% 3% 10% < 1% 136
San Francisco Metro Area 51% 25% 6% < 1% 14% 5% 111
Seattle Metro Area 64% 21% 4% < 1% 11% < 1% 109
St. Louis Metro Area 73% 14% 8% < 1% 4% < 1% 118
Tampa Metro Area 58% 15% 4% < 1% 19% 4% 144
Washington, DC Metro Area 68% 20% 5% < 1% 5% 3% 291

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