Views about government aid to the poor among who believe in Hell by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among who believe in Hell by views about government aid to the poor

% of who believe in Hell who say government aid to the poor…

Generational cohort Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,827. 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.
Younger Millennial 45% 51% 3% 1% 1,827
Older Millennial 47% 47% 4% 2% 2,200
Generation X 51% 44% 4% 1% 4,119
Baby Boomer 51% 43% 4% 2% 7,225
Silent 53% 39% 4% 4% 3,173
Greatest 41% 50% 3% 5% 270

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