Views about government aid to the poor among who believe in Hell by household income (2014) Switch to: Income distribution 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…

Income distribution Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,448. 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.
Less than $30,000 37% 57% 4% 2% 5,448
$30,000-$49,999 51% 44% 4% 1% 3,473
$50,000-$99,999 61% 35% 3% 1% 4,613
$100,000 or more 64% 32% 2% 1% 3,116

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