Religious tradition among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good by religious group

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

Generational cohort Buddhist Catholic Evangelical Protestant Hindu Historically Black Protestant Jehovah's Witness Jewish Mainline Protestant Mormon Muslim Orthodox Christian Other Christian Other Faiths Other World Religions Unaffiliated (religious "nones") Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,358. 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.
Younger Millennial 1% 18% 24% 1% 4% < 1% 1% 13% 3% 1% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 32% < 1% 1,358
Older Millennial < 1% 16% 27% 1% 5% 1% 1% 11% 3% 1% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 30% 1% 1,723
Generation X < 1% 21% 32% 1% 4% 1% 1% 14% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 19% < 1% 3,357
Baby Boomer < 1% 24% 35% < 1% 4% < 1% 1% 18% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 12% < 1% 5,839
Silent < 1% 25% 37% < 1% 3% 1% 1% 22% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 8% < 1% 2,794
Greatest < 1% 30% 31% < 1% 5% 1% 2% 19% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 1% 210

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