Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Metro area At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 59% 20% 13% 8% < 1% 242
Baltimore Metro Area 52% 16% 13% 19% < 1% 133
Boston Metro Area 52% 16% 9% 21% 2% 294
Chicago Metro Area 49% 19% 13% 18% 1% 489
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 57% 12% 12% 18% 1% 296
Detroit Metro Area 57% 15% 8% 19% 1% 186
Houston Metro Area 62% 13% 8% 16% 1% 239
Los Angeles Metro Area 56% 15% 11% 18% 1% 609
Miami Metro Area 66% 8% 9% 16% 1% 262
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 53% 20% 12% 13% 3% 196
New York City Metro Area 57% 15% 9% 17% 1% 1,021
Philadelphia Metro Area 59% 13% 9% 18% 2% 409
Phoenix Metro Area 52% 10% 13% 25% < 1% 167
Pittsburgh Metro Area 43% 23% 9% 22% 2% 119
Providence Metro Area 50% 13% 10% 26% 1% 195
Riverside, CA Metro Area 67% 13% 9% 10% 1% 189
San Diego Metro Area 68% 12% 8% 12% 1% 169
San Francisco Metro Area 51% 16% 11% 19% 2% 338
Seattle Metro Area 49% 11% 20% 19% 1% 207
St. Louis Metro Area 61% 17% 11% 8% 2% 138
Tampa Metro Area 63% 8% 13% 17% < 1% 159
Washington, DC Metro Area 54% 17% 14% 15% < 1% 576

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