Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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
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Atlanta Metro Area 39% 53% 6% 1% 146
Boston Metro Area 32% 66% 2% 1% 270
Chicago Metro Area 30% 65% 2% 2% 353
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 41% 56% 2% 1% 179
Detroit Metro Area 42% 55% 2% 2% 124
Houston Metro Area 43% 52% 3% 1% 171
Los Angeles Metro Area 28% 67% 4% 1% 463
Miami Metro Area 34% 62% 2% 2% 182
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 33% 63% 2% 2% 147
New York City Metro Area 30% 64% 4% 1% 771
Philadelphia Metro Area 39% 59% 2% 1% 306
Phoenix Metro Area 42% 53% 4% < 1% 136
Providence Metro Area 34% 63% 1% 3% 158
Riverside, CA Metro Area 40% 58% 2% < 1% 115
San Diego Metro Area 45% 49% 3% 2% 141
San Francisco Metro Area 19% 75% 4% 2% 302
Seattle Metro Area 23% 73% 2% 2% 171
Tampa Metro Area 41% 55% 3% 2% 123
Washington, DC Metro Area 29% 65% 4% 2% 416

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