Importance of religion in one's life 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 importance of religion

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

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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 57% 22% 11% 10% < 1% 242
Baltimore Metro Area 46% 21% 12% 21% < 1% 133
Boston Metro Area 32% 25% 16% 27% 1% 294
Chicago Metro Area 43% 29% 16% 12% < 1% 489
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 56% 23% 8% 11% 1% 296
Detroit Metro Area 45% 31% 10% 12% 1% 186
Houston Metro Area 60% 20% 10% 10% < 1% 239
Los Angeles Metro Area 45% 27% 12% 16% < 1% 609
Miami Metro Area 54% 23% 9% 13% < 1% 262
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 40% 25% 18% 17% 1% 196
New York City Metro Area 47% 27% 11% 14% 2% 1,021
Philadelphia Metro Area 45% 26% 12% 16% < 1% 409
Phoenix Metro Area 40% 23% 22% 14% 1% 167
Pittsburgh Metro Area 45% 32% 15% 8% < 1% 119
Providence Metro Area 34% 32% 17% 17% < 1% 195
Riverside, CA Metro Area 51% 27% 10% 12% < 1% 189
San Diego Metro Area 50% 20% 12% 18% < 1% 169
San Francisco Metro Area 33% 25% 22% 19% 1% 338
Seattle Metro Area 31% 20% 24% 25% < 1% 207
St. Louis Metro Area 58% 19% 10% 14% < 1% 138
Tampa Metro Area 45% 27% 21% 7% < 1% 159
Washington, DC Metro Area 47% 23% 12% 18% < 1% 576

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