Belief in Heaven 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 heaven

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

Metro area Believe Don't believe Other/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 75% 20% 5% 242
Baltimore Metro Area 60% 37% 3% 133
Boston Metro Area 43% 42% 14% 294
Chicago Metro Area 64% 29% 7% 489
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 73% 20% 8% 296
Detroit Metro Area 68% 24% 8% 186
Houston Metro Area 75% 19% 6% 239
Los Angeles Metro Area 59% 34% 7% 609
Miami Metro Area 68% 25% 7% 262
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 64% 32% 4% 196
New York City Metro Area 65% 28% 7% 1,021
Philadelphia Metro Area 65% 30% 5% 409
Phoenix Metro Area 62% 28% 10% 167
Pittsburgh Metro Area 79% 15% 6% 119
Providence Metro Area 57% 35% 8% 195
Riverside, CA Metro Area 74% 21% 5% 189
San Diego Metro Area 60% 32% 8% 169
San Francisco Metro Area 47% 46% 7% 338
Seattle Metro Area 44% 46% 10% 207
St. Louis Metro Area 74% 21% 5% 138
Tampa Metro Area 64% 22% 15% 159
Washington, DC Metro Area 61% 33% 6% 576

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