Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the West by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing (2014) Switch to: Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the West by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in the West who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,039. 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.
At least once a week 43% 51% 4% 2% 5,039
Once or twice a month 40% 56% 3% 2% 1,227
Several times a year 39% 56% 3% 1% 793
Seldom/never 39% 55% 3% 2% 1,308
Don't know 39% 51% 8% 2% 131

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