Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by region (2014) Switch to: Region 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…

Region White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,458. 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.
Northeast 66% 13% 4% 13% 4% 3,458
South 54% 24% 2% 16% 4% 5,851
Midwest 74% 13% 2% 7% 3% 3,532
West 53% 6% 10% 26% 5% 4,313

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