Views about government aid to the poor among who do not believe in Hell by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among who do not believe in Hell by views about government aid to the poor

% of who do not believe in Hell 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 = 149. 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 36% 57% 6% 1% 149
Baltimore Metro Area 28% 63% 7% 2% 111
Boston Metro Area 33% 63% 4% < 1% 281
Chicago Metro Area 28% 69% 1% 2% 359
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 45% 49% 3% 3% 192
Detroit Metro Area 44% 52% < 1% 4% 123
Houston Metro Area 43% 53% 4% < 1% 165
Los Angeles Metro Area 30% 65% 4% 1% 493
Miami Metro Area 32% 63% 4% 1% 203
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 36% 59% 4% 2% 140
New York City Metro Area 32% 61% 4% 2% 811
Philadelphia Metro Area 38% 59% 2% 1% 311
Phoenix Metro Area 36% 57% 5% 2% 154
Providence Metro Area 38% 59% < 1% 2% 158
Riverside, CA Metro Area 42% 55% 2% < 1% 120
San Diego Metro Area 34% 62% 3% 1% 138
San Francisco Metro Area 16% 76% 4% 5% 302
Seattle Metro Area 28% 68% 2% 2% 183
Tampa Metro Area 45% 51% 3% 1% 126
Washington, DC Metro Area 27% 68% 3% 2% 430

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