Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by marital status (2014) Switch to: Marital status among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by importance of religion

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

Marital status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,960. 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.
Married 53% 23% 12% 12% 1% 7,960
Living with a partner 37% 31% 12% 19% < 1% 1,216
Divorced/separated 56% 22% 9% 12% 1% 2,625
Widowed 67% 19% 6% 6% 1% 1,588
Never married 40% 27% 16% 17% < 1% 3,891

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