Views about government aid to the poor among Catholics by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among Catholics by views about government aid to the poor

% of Catholics 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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Boston Metro Area 56% 42% < 1% 2% 154
Chicago Metro Area 49% 47% 3% 2% 276
Los Angeles Metro Area 39% 54% 4% 3% 290
Miami Metro Area 46% 48% 5% 1% 125
New York City Metro Area 42% 51% 4% 3% 602
Philadelphia Metro Area 45% 51% 3% < 1% 203
Providence Metro Area 45% 52% 1% 2% 169
Washington, DC Metro Area 37% 59% 4% < 1% 163

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