Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who attend prayer group…

Metro area At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never 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 26% 13% 7% 55% < 1% 242
Baltimore Metro Area 17% 9% 6% 67% 1% 133
Boston Metro Area 13% 5% 5% 77% 1% 294
Chicago Metro Area 15% 8% 8% 69% < 1% 489
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 26% 13% 6% 54% < 1% 296
Detroit Metro Area 15% 12% 7% 66% < 1% 186
Houston Metro Area 30% 12% 9% 49% < 1% 239
Los Angeles Metro Area 19% 9% 8% 63% < 1% 609
Miami Metro Area 25% 12% 6% 56% 1% 262
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 17% 4% 9% 70% < 1% 196
New York City Metro Area 21% 8% 8% 62% 1% 1,021
Philadelphia Metro Area 22% 6% 10% 62% < 1% 409
Phoenix Metro Area 16% 11% 9% 64% 1% 167
Pittsburgh Metro Area 14% 13% 2% 70% < 1% 119
Providence Metro Area 12% 5% 6% 77% < 1% 195
Riverside, CA Metro Area 28% 11% 9% 53% < 1% 189
San Diego Metro Area 29% 1% 9% 60% 1% 169
San Francisco Metro Area 11% 5% 8% 75% 1% 338
Seattle Metro Area 15% 8% 6% 71% 1% 207
St. Louis Metro Area 19% 6% 9% 66% < 1% 138
Tampa Metro Area 16% 7% 9% 68% 1% 159
Washington, DC Metro Area 22% 8% 8% 61% 1% 576

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