Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good by frequency of reading scripture (2014) Switch to: Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of reading scripture Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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At least once a week 66% 5% 24% 3% 2% 6,169
Once or twice a month 39% 10% 43% 6% 2% 1,560
Several times a year 28% 8% 54% 8% 2% 1,279
Seldom/never 14% 10% 64% 10% 1% 6,466
Don't know 37% 8% 32% 8% 14% 117

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