Views about government aid to the poor among adults who pray daily by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 322. 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 44% 51% 5% 1% 322
Baltimore Metro Area 47% 47% 5% 2% 132
Boston Metro Area 40% 51% 6% 4% 176
Chicago Metro Area 42% 52% 4% 2% 418
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 49% 43% 4% 4% 428
Detroit Metro Area 44% 53% 2% 1% 209
Houston Metro Area 50% 46% 2% 2% 305
Los Angeles Metro Area 41% 52% 4% 3% 536
Miami Metro Area 38% 53% 8% < 1% 276
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 43% 50% 6% < 1% 153
New York City Metro Area 36% 57% 4% 3% 877
Philadelphia Metro Area 38% 57% 2% 2% 377
Phoenix Metro Area 50% 42% 3% 5% 207
Pittsburgh Metro Area 45% 46% 6% 3% 144
Providence Metro Area 53% 44% 2% 1% 168
Riverside, CA Metro Area 44% 52% 2% 1% 222
San Diego Metro Area 47% 46% 5% 2% 172
San Francisco Metro Area 25% 71% 3% 1% 163
Seattle Metro Area 44% 51% 3% 3% 135
St. Louis Metro Area 46% 49% 4% 1% 157
Tampa Metro Area 42% 51% 4% 3% 170
Washington, DC Metro Area 37% 55% 5% 3% 435

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