Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 327. 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 46% 46% 6% 1% 327
Baltimore Metro Area 40% 51% 7% 2% 137
Boston Metro Area 32% 61% 4% 3% 229
Chicago Metro Area 43% 51% 3% 3% 477
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 51% 42% 4% 4% 428
Detroit Metro Area 46% 50% 2% 2% 227
Houston Metro Area 48% 48% 2% 2% 312
Los Angeles Metro Area 38% 55% 4% 3% 625
Miami Metro Area 36% 55% 7% 2% 306
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 41% 53% 5% < 1% 182
New York City Metro Area 34% 59% 5% 2% 960
Philadelphia Metro Area 33% 63% 2% 1% 392
Phoenix Metro Area 55% 36% 4% 5% 241
Pittsburgh Metro Area 48% 42% 7% 3% 142
Providence Metro Area 47% 49% 2% 1% 193
Riverside, CA Metro Area 45% 51% 2% 1% 244
San Diego Metro Area 44% 51% 3% 2% 198
San Francisco Metro Area 22% 71% 5% 2% 250
Seattle Metro Area 38% 57% 3% 1% 180
St. Louis Metro Area 43% 52% 5% < 1% 164
Tampa Metro Area 42% 54% 3% 1% 195
Washington, DC Metro Area 35% 57% 4% 3% 489

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