Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by race/ethnicity

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

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 9,506. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 54% 22% 3% 16% 5% 9,506
Believe in God; fairly certain 63% 8% 5% 20% 4% 3,598
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 68% 6% 8% 15% 3% 1,126
Believe in God; don't know 53% 13% 6% 23% 4% 101
Do not believe in God 77% 3% 8% 9% 4% 2,345
Other/don't know if they believe in God 79% 6% 3% 6% 6% 478

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