Income distribution among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by region (2014) Switch to: Region among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by household income

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who have a household income of…

Region Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 3,030. 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 36% 18% 24% 22% 3,030
South 45% 19% 22% 15% 5,228
Midwest 40% 22% 24% 14% 3,202
West 38% 20% 22% 20% 3,873

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