Marital status 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 marital status

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

Metro area Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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 57% 4% 10% 6% 24% 233
Baltimore Metro Area 52% 1% 9% 10% 27% 102
Boston Metro Area 38% 8% 13% 12% 29% 179
Chicago Metro Area 52% 8% 13% 4% 23% 334
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 52% 7% 14% 5% 23% 317
Detroit Metro Area 49% 13% 10% 6% 23% 161
Houston Metro Area 52% 5% 13% 6% 24% 246
Los Angeles Metro Area 48% 11% 10% 5% 26% 395
Miami Metro Area 46% 6% 12% 10% 25% 187
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 55% 3% 12% 10% 20% 128
New York City Metro Area 47% 7% 10% 5% 31% 636
Philadelphia Metro Area 48% 5% 9% 5% 33% 272
Phoenix Metro Area 52% 10% 11% 5% 22% 209
Pittsburgh Metro Area 52% 7% 22% 8% 12% 118
Providence Metro Area 43% 8% 14% 5% 29% 137
Riverside, CA Metro Area 56% 4% 6% 7% 26% 163
San Diego Metro Area 51% 4% 12% 6% 27% 135
San Francisco Metro Area 39% 8% 13% 5% 35% 111
Seattle Metro Area 50% 7% 14% 6% 24% 109
St. Louis Metro Area 43% 12% 9% 7% 29% 117
Tampa Metro Area 40% 8% 15% 10% 26% 144
Washington, DC Metro Area 47% 6% 8% 6% 32% 289

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