Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by belief in heaven (2014) Switch to: Belief in Heaven among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by views about environmental protection

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

Belief in Heaven Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,957. 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.
Believe 30% 65% 2% 3% 10,957
Don't believe 14% 84% 1% 2% 5,104
Other/don't know 22% 70% 3% 5% 1,298

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