Gender composition 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 gender

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

Metro area Men Women 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 49% 51% 235
Baltimore Metro Area 45% 55% 102
Boston Metro Area 55% 45% 181
Chicago Metro Area 50% 50% 334
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 55% 45% 318
Detroit Metro Area 50% 50% 163
Houston Metro Area 50% 50% 247
Los Angeles Metro Area 55% 45% 399
Miami Metro Area 52% 48% 189
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 53% 47% 128
New York City Metro Area 49% 51% 642
Philadelphia Metro Area 50% 50% 274
Phoenix Metro Area 54% 46% 210
Pittsburgh Metro Area 53% 47% 119
Providence Metro Area 44% 56% 137
Riverside, CA Metro Area 59% 41% 163
San Diego Metro Area 52% 48% 136
San Francisco Metro Area 57% 43% 111
Seattle Metro Area 58% 42% 109
St. Louis Metro Area 48% 52% 118
Tampa Metro Area 58% 42% 144
Washington, DC Metro Area 57% 43% 291

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