Belief in Hell 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 hell

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

Metro area Believe Don't believe Other/don't know 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 71% 24% 5% 235
Baltimore Metro Area 53% 32% 15% 102
Boston Metro Area 45% 47% 7% 181
Chicago Metro Area 66% 26% 8% 334
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 66% 28% 5% 318
Detroit Metro Area 60% 34% 6% 163
Houston Metro Area 70% 24% 6% 247
Los Angeles Metro Area 59% 33% 8% 399
Miami Metro Area 60% 30% 9% 189
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 58% 36% 6% 128
New York City Metro Area 56% 38% 7% 642
Philadelphia Metro Area 49% 44% 7% 274
Phoenix Metro Area 66% 25% 9% 210
Pittsburgh Metro Area 54% 39% 7% 119
Providence Metro Area 48% 41% 10% 137
Riverside, CA Metro Area 62% 29% 9% 163
San Diego Metro Area 65% 27% 8% 136
San Francisco Metro Area 50% 35% 15% 111
Seattle Metro Area 44% 48% 9% 109
St. Louis Metro Area 66% 30% 4% 118
Tampa Metro Area 53% 40% 7% 144
Washington, DC Metro Area 61% 32% 7% 291

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