Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good by parental status

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

Religious tradition Parents Non-parents Sample Size
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Catholic 30% 70% 3,383
Evangelical Protestant 32% 68% 4,979
Historically Black Protestant 34% 66% 500
Jewish 25% 75% 228
Mainline Protestant 27% 73% 2,813
Mormon 44% 56% 416
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 27% 73% 2,555

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