Views about government aid to the poor among adults ages 65 and older by frequency of reading scripture (2014) Switch to: Frequency of reading scripture among adults ages 65 and older by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults ages 65 and older who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of reading scripture Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,702. 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 49% 42% 5% 4% 3,702
Once or twice a month 47% 47% 3% 3% 815
Several times a year 48% 46% 4% 1% 694
Seldom/never 43% 51% 3% 3% 3,984
Don't know 42% 40% 6% 13% 132

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