Gender composition 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 gender

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

Metro area Men Women 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 46% 54% 242
Baltimore Metro Area 48% 52% 133
Boston Metro Area 46% 54% 294
Chicago Metro Area 47% 53% 489
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 46% 54% 296
Detroit Metro Area 46% 54% 186
Houston Metro Area 49% 51% 239
Los Angeles Metro Area 46% 54% 609
Miami Metro Area 44% 56% 262
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 42% 58% 196
New York City Metro Area 45% 55% 1,021
Philadelphia Metro Area 44% 56% 409
Phoenix Metro Area 44% 56% 167
Pittsburgh Metro Area 38% 62% 119
Providence Metro Area 44% 56% 195
Riverside, CA Metro Area 40% 60% 189
San Diego Metro Area 46% 54% 169
San Francisco Metro Area 46% 54% 338
Seattle Metro Area 46% 54% 207
St. Louis Metro Area 47% 53% 138
Tampa Metro Area 41% 59% 159
Washington, DC Metro Area 43% 57% 576

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