Marital status 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 marital status

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

Metro area Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 241. 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 40% 6% 18% 5% 31% 241
Baltimore Metro Area 34% 9% 12% 7% 38% 132
Boston Metro Area 39% 14% 10% 4% 32% 294
Chicago Metro Area 43% 9% 11% 4% 33% 483
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 39% 14% 16% 5% 26% 296
Detroit Metro Area 44% 5% 20% 4% 27% 185
Houston Metro Area 42% 6% 17% 6% 30% 239
Los Angeles Metro Area 39% 11% 12% 3% 35% 603
Miami Metro Area 42% 7% 16% 5% 31% 261
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 43% 6% 10% 5% 36% 196
New York City Metro Area 41% 9% 13% 6% 31% 1,017
Philadelphia Metro Area 40% 6% 13% 10% 32% 409
Phoenix Metro Area 39% 11% 19% 5% 26% 167
Pittsburgh Metro Area 33% 5% 16% 11% 35% 119
Providence Metro Area 43% 14% 15% 12% 16% 194
Riverside, CA Metro Area 35% 15% 13% 11% 26% 189
San Diego Metro Area 45% 5% 17% 7% 26% 169
San Francisco Metro Area 46% 8% 11% 6% 29% 335
Seattle Metro Area 41% 14% 13% 5% 27% 207
St. Louis Metro Area 39% 11% 16% 8% 28% 138
Tampa Metro Area 37% 13% 14% 7% 28% 158
Washington, DC Metro Area 44% 9% 14% 5% 28% 575

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