Belief in God among whites by views about government aid to the poor (2014) Switch to: Views about government aid to the poor among whites by belief in God

% of whites who say they…

Views about government aid to the poor 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 = 12,001. 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.
Does more harm than good 69% 18% 4% 1% 7% 2% 12,001
Does more good than harm 52% 22% 7% 1% 16% 3% 11,526
Neither/both equally 65% 16% 5% 2% 8% 5% 896
Don't know 63% 14% 5% 5% 7% 5% 477

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