Views about government aid to the poor among independents and those who don't lean to either party by frequency of prayer (2014) Switch to: Frequency of prayer among independents and those who don't lean to either party by views about government aid to the poor

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of prayer Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,089. 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 daily 40% 49% 7% 4% 3,089
Weekly 43% 47% 6% 4% 769
Monthly 46% 45% 4% 5% 314
Seldom/never 42% 49% 6% 3% 1,345
Don't know 41% 32% 6% 21% 141

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