Views about government aid to the poor among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about government aid to the poor

% of who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 50% 43% 6% 1% 220
Chicago Metro Area 42% 51% 4% 3% 227
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 54% 40% 4% 2% 283
Detroit Metro Area 49% 46% 2% 3% 118
Houston Metro Area 48% 50% 1% 2% 196
Los Angeles Metro Area 43% 52% 3% 2% 293
Miami Metro Area 42% 51% 6% < 1% 140
New York City Metro Area 38% 56% 3% 3% 447
Philadelphia Metro Area 36% 59% 2% 3% 196
Phoenix Metro Area 66% 28% 4% 2% 132
Riverside, CA Metro Area 50% 47% 3% 1% 139
Washington, DC Metro Area 38% 52% 9% 2% 259

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