Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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
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Boston Metro Area 35% 64% 1% < 1% 131
Chicago Metro Area 36% 60% 2% 1% 205
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 42% 54% 2% 3% 108
Los Angeles Metro Area 36% 58% 4% 3% 245
New York City Metro Area 37% 58% 4% 1% 401
Philadelphia Metro Area 36% 60% 2% 1% 156
San Francisco Metro Area 29% 66% 3% 2% 105
Washington, DC Metro Area 36% 59% 4% 2% 189

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