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

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 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 34% 11% 10% 46% < 1% 235
Baltimore Metro Area 23% 6% 10% 61% < 1% 102
Boston Metro Area 12% 8% 7% 72% < 1% 181
Chicago Metro Area 18% 10% 8% 64% < 1% 334
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 35% 11% 8% 46% < 1% 318
Detroit Metro Area 24% 12% 7% 56% 1% 163
Houston Metro Area 28% 12% 9% 51% < 1% 247
Los Angeles Metro Area 24% 11% 8% 57% < 1% 399
Miami Metro Area 30% 2% 9% 58% 1% 189
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 19% 8% 6% 65% 1% 128
New York City Metro Area 18% 8% 8% 65% 1% 642
Philadelphia Metro Area 17% 4% 11% 69% < 1% 274
Phoenix Metro Area 27% 9% 5% 59% < 1% 210
Pittsburgh Metro Area 16% 7% 5% 72% < 1% 119
Providence Metro Area 18% 9% 10% 63% < 1% 137
Riverside, CA Metro Area 29% 11% 8% 52% < 1% 163
San Diego Metro Area 18% 11% 8% 63% < 1% 136
San Francisco Metro Area 11% 21% 11% 57% 1% 111
Seattle Metro Area 21% 8% 10% 61% 1% 109
St. Louis Metro Area 19% 8% 8% 64% < 1% 118
Tampa Metro Area 24% 4% 5% 67% 1% 144
Washington, DC Metro Area 19% 13% 7% 61% < 1% 291

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