Views about government aid to the poor among adults with an education level of high school or less by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among adults with an education level of high school or less by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who say government aid to the poor…

Importance of religion in one's life Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,289. 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.
Very important 45% 48% 4% 3% 6,289
Somewhat important 46% 49% 3% 2% 2,486
Not too important 46% 49% 4% 1% 869
Not at all important 42% 52% 4% 2% 869

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