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

Region Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,591. 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.
Northeast 47% 28% 13% 11% < 1% 2,591
South 65% 22% 7% 6% 1% 5,866
Midwest 55% 27% 10% 7% 1% 3,513
West 53% 26% 11% 10% < 1% 3,621

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