Importance of religion in one's life among Christians by views about government aid to the poor (2014) Switch to: Views about government aid to the poor among Christians by importance of religion

% of Christians who say religion is…

Views about government aid to the poor Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,360. 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.
Does more harm than good 69% 24% 5% 1% < 1% 12,360
Does more good than harm 66% 26% 6% 2% < 1% 11,173
Neither/both equally 72% 21% 4% 2% 1% 987
Don't know 75% 18% 2% 1% 4% 528

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