Educational distribution 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 educational group

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

Metro area High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree 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 38% 30% 20% 12% 235
Baltimore Metro Area 33% 41% 15% 11% 102
Boston Metro Area 44% 26% 17% 13% 181
Chicago Metro Area 40% 33% 18% 9% 333
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 35% 34% 23% 9% 317
Detroit Metro Area 38% 37% 14% 11% 163
Houston Metro Area 45% 32% 16% 7% 245
Los Angeles Metro Area 44% 26% 21% 9% 395
Miami Metro Area 39% 32% 18% 11% 186
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 35% 37% 23% 5% 127
New York City Metro Area 45% 24% 16% 15% 639
Philadelphia Metro Area 43% 25% 18% 14% 273
Phoenix Metro Area 39% 38% 13% 9% 209
Pittsburgh Metro Area 44% 25% 21% 10% 118
Providence Metro Area 43% 28% 19% 10% 137
Riverside, CA Metro Area 49% 32% 14% 5% 163
San Diego Metro Area 30% 36% 20% 14% 135
San Francisco Metro Area 40% 30% 22% 8% 111
Seattle Metro Area 41% 37% 17% 5% 109
St. Louis Metro Area 41% 35% 20% 5% 117
Tampa Metro Area 41% 34% 15% 10% 142
Washington, DC Metro Area 30% 30% 25% 14% 291

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