Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by race/ethnicity (2014) Switch to: Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who say government aid to the poor…

Racial and ethnic composition Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,269. 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.
White 65% 31% 3% 2% 9,269
Black 30% 63% 5% 2% 1,023
Asian 46% 50% 2% 2% 203
Latino 45% 49% 4% 1% 1,036
Other/Mixed 45% 49% 4% 2% 463

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