Educational distribution 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 educational group

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

Metro area High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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 40% 27% 16% 18% 237
Baltimore Metro Area 40% 21% 22% 17% 132
Boston Metro Area 24% 26% 28% 21% 292
Chicago Metro Area 39% 26% 21% 14% 484
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 45% 28% 17% 11% 296
Detroit Metro Area 40% 33% 17% 10% 185
Houston Metro Area 42% 29% 16% 13% 238
Los Angeles Metro Area 40% 32% 16% 12% 600
Miami Metro Area 48% 26% 14% 11% 261
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 26% 31% 26% 18% 196
New York City Metro Area 38% 27% 21% 15% 1,016
Philadelphia Metro Area 37% 29% 16% 17% 408
Phoenix Metro Area 36% 35% 15% 14% 166
Pittsburgh Metro Area 41% 30% 19% 10% 119
Providence Metro Area 43% 25% 19% 13% 193
Riverside, CA Metro Area 48% 36% 10% 6% 188
San Diego Metro Area 39% 31% 18% 12% 168
San Francisco Metro Area 25% 28% 23% 25% 337
Seattle Metro Area 26% 32% 24% 19% 207
St. Louis Metro Area 38% 32% 15% 15% 138
Tampa Metro Area 47% 29% 12% 12% 159
Washington, DC Metro Area 26% 22% 24% 28% 574

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