Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend services weekly or more by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor…

Metro area Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 227. 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.
Atlanta Metro Area 48% 47% 4% 1% 227
Boston Metro Area 32% 57% 5% 5% 125
Chicago Metro Area 46% 47% 5% 1% 290
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 54% 38% 4% 4% 281
Detroit Metro Area 45% 47% 4% 4% 123
Houston Metro Area 49% 49% 1% 2% 222
Los Angeles Metro Area 43% 50% 5% 2% 340
Miami Metro Area 38% 55% 5% 2% 176
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 45% 53% 1% < 1% 119
New York City Metro Area 37% 56% 4% 3% 576
Philadelphia Metro Area 38% 60% 2% 1% 248
Phoenix Metro Area 59% 34% 4% 3% 148
Providence Metro Area 45% 49% 2% 4% 118
Riverside, CA Metro Area 53% 43% 3% 1% 134
San Diego Metro Area 39% 57% 2% 2% 104
San Francisco Metro Area 27% 61% 8% 4% 101
Tampa Metro Area 54% 40% 4% 3% 113
Washington, DC Metro Area 40% 52% 4% 4% 282

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