Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is somewhat important by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 107. 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 48% 47% 3% 2% 107
Boston Metro Area 45% 52% 4% < 1% 126
Chicago Metro Area 39% 59% 2% 1% 225
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 49% 46% 2% 4% 146
Houston Metro Area 54% 44% 1% 1% 109
Los Angeles Metro Area 38% 56% 2% 4% 280
Miami Metro Area 37% 62% 2% < 1% 109
New York City Metro Area 38% 56% 5% 1% 471
Philadelphia Metro Area 35% 59% 2% 5% 192
Providence Metro Area 41% 54% 1% 3% 108
San Francisco Metro Area 31% 67% 2% 1% 115
Washington, DC Metro Area 38% 55% 6% 1% 226

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