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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 241. 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 42% 48% 7% 3% 241
Baltimore Metro Area 36% 55% 7% 2% 110
Boston Metro Area 34% 59% 5% 2% 242
Chicago Metro Area 39% 54% 3% 3% 400
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 47% 47% 2% 4% 323
Detroit Metro Area 38% 58% 2% 2% 155
Houston Metro Area 47% 49% 3% 2% 244
Los Angeles Metro Area 34% 60% 4% 3% 512
Miami Metro Area 34% 59% 5% 2% 250
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 37% 57% 5% 1% 167
New York City Metro Area 30% 62% 5% 3% 843
Philadelphia Metro Area 31% 65% 2% 2% 305
Phoenix Metro Area 52% 42% 2% 3% 195
Pittsburgh Metro Area 56% 37% 6% < 1% 119
Providence Metro Area 36% 59% 2% 3% 129
Riverside, CA Metro Area 41% 54% 4% 1% 185
San Diego Metro Area 42% 54% 3% 2% 179
San Francisco Metro Area 23% 69% 6% 2% 240
Seattle Metro Area 35% 61% 1% 3% 169
St. Louis Metro Area 40% 55% 5% < 1% 124
Tampa Metro Area 41% 56% 3% < 1% 129
Washington, DC Metro Area 30% 62% 4% 3% 419

Learn More: Does more harm than good, Does more good than harm