Region among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good by marital status (2014) Switch to: Marital status among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good by region

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

Marital status Northeast South Midwest West Sample Size
Sample size = 8,870. 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.
Married 16% 40% 23% 21% 8,870
Living with a partner 18% 32% 24% 26% 797
Divorced/separated 16% 42% 20% 22% 1,805
Widowed 16% 40% 25% 19% 1,364
Never married 19% 36% 22% 22% 2,675

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