Racial and ethnic composition 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 race/ethnicity

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

Religious tradition White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
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Catholic 65% 2% 4% 28% 1% 3,347
Evangelical Protestant 83% 3% 1% 9% 4% 4,936
Historically Black Protestant 3% 92% < 1% 4% 1% 501
Jewish 88% 2% 2% 5% 3% 224
Mainline Protestant 89% 2% 1% 5% 3% 2,783
Mormon 89% 1% 2% 6% 3% 412
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 70% 7% 5% 14% 4% 2,520

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