Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status (2014) Switch to: Marital status among adults who say religion is not too important by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who say religion is not too important who say government aid to the poor…

Marital status Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,752. 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.
Married 42% 54% 3% 1% 1,752
Living with a partner 43% 52% 4% 1% 315
Divorced/separated 38% 57% 3% 2% 441
Widowed 34% 60% 3% 3% 198
Never married 35% 59% 5% 2% 1,066

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