Generational cohort among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by interpretation of scripture (2014) Switch to: Interpreting scripture among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by generational group

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

Interpreting scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,911. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 10% 12% 28% 34% 13% 2% 3,911
Word of God; not everything taken literally 18% 14% 27% 29% 10% 1% 4,145
Word of God; other/don't know 7% 10% 22% 39% 19% 3% 333
Not the word of God 18% 19% 26% 28% 7% 1% 7,449
Other/don't know 10% 14% 26% 34% 14% 2% 1,188

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