Importance of religion in one's life 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 importance of religion

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

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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 61% 24% 8% 7% < 1% 235
Baltimore Metro Area 54% 26% 12% 8% 1% 102
Boston Metro Area 38% 35% 14% 12% 1% 181
Chicago Metro Area 53% 27% 13% 7% < 1% 334
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 65% 24% 6% 4% 1% 318
Detroit Metro Area 52% 26% 10% 10% 1% 163
Houston Metro Area 62% 24% 6% 7% < 1% 247
Los Angeles Metro Area 50% 29% 13% 7% 1% 399
Miami Metro Area 58% 21% 12% 9% < 1% 189
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 42% 28% 16% 15% < 1% 128
New York City Metro Area 48% 29% 10% 13% < 1% 642
Philadelphia Metro Area 45% 24% 18% 13% < 1% 274
Phoenix Metro Area 55% 30% 7% 8% 1% 210
Pittsburgh Metro Area 51% 23% 9% 17% < 1% 119
Providence Metro Area 53% 31% 8% 8% < 1% 137
Riverside, CA Metro Area 52% 23% 13% 13% < 1% 163
San Diego Metro Area 53% 23% 10% 14% < 1% 136
San Francisco Metro Area 36% 33% 12% 20% < 1% 111
Seattle Metro Area 53% 23% 11% 13% < 1% 109
St. Louis Metro Area 58% 27% 10% 4% 1% 118
Tampa Metro Area 47% 25% 8% 20% < 1% 144
Washington, DC Metro Area 55% 26% 13% 6% < 1% 291

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