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 religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition 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…

Religious tradition 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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Catholic 15% 9% 10% 65% < 1% 3,398
Evangelical Protestant 46% 13% 10% 31% 1% 4,997
Historically Black Protestant 42% 15% 10% 33% 1% 502
Jewish 21% 8% 11% 60% 1% 228
Mainline Protestant 19% 10% 10% 61% 1% 2,822
Mormon 76% 7% 2% 14% 1% 418
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 5% 3% 3% 88% < 1% 2,566

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