Parent of children under 18 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 parental status

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

Metro area Parents Non-parents 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 26% 74% 241
Baltimore Metro Area 21% 79% 131
Boston Metro Area 30% 70% 293
Chicago Metro Area 25% 75% 488
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 39% 61% 295
Detroit Metro Area 33% 67% 185
Houston Metro Area 35% 65% 239
Los Angeles Metro Area 27% 73% 605
Miami Metro Area 33% 67% 261
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 26% 74% 196
New York City Metro Area 29% 71% 1,016
Philadelphia Metro Area 27% 73% 409
Phoenix Metro Area 24% 76% 166
Pittsburgh Metro Area 25% 75% 119
Providence Metro Area 24% 76% 195
Riverside, CA Metro Area 38% 62% 189
San Diego Metro Area 21% 79% 169
San Francisco Metro Area 29% 71% 336
Seattle Metro Area 24% 76% 207
St. Louis Metro Area 24% 76% 138
Tampa Metro Area 20% 80% 158
Washington, DC Metro Area 32% 68% 575

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