Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 361. 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 45% 49% 4% 1% 361
Baltimore Metro Area 45% 49% 4% 2% 145
Boston Metro Area 44% 48% 5% 3% 193
Chicago Metro Area 44% 51% 3% 2% 486
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 49% 42% 4% 4% 478
Detroit Metro Area 49% 46% 3% 2% 249
Houston Metro Area 53% 43% 2% 2% 337
Los Angeles Metro Area 45% 49% 4% 2% 562
Miami Metro Area 36% 53% 8% 3% 288
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 46% 48% 5% 2% 187
New York City Metro Area 38% 54% 4% 3% 951
Philadelphia Metro Area 37% 58% 2% 2% 413
Phoenix Metro Area 61% 33% 2% 4% 246
Pittsburgh Metro Area 51% 41% 6% 2% 171
Providence Metro Area 48% 47% 2% 3% 198
Riverside, CA Metro Area 47% 49% 3% 1% 248
San Diego Metro Area 44% 49% 6% 1% 178
San Francisco Metro Area 28% 65% 3% 4% 181
Seattle Metro Area 46% 49% 3% 2% 158
St. Louis Metro Area 47% 48% 5% < 1% 184
Tampa Metro Area 42% 52% 5% 2% 208
Washington, DC Metro Area 40% 53% 5% 3% 492

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