Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say government aid to the poor…

Religious tradition Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Catholic 48% 47% 4% 2% 4,775
Evangelical Protestant 57% 37% 4% 2% 7,594
Historically Black Protestant 27% 67% 4% 2% 1,694
Jehovah's Witness 31% 59% 6% 4% 221
Jewish 39% 53% 3% 4% 277
Mainline Protestant 50% 44% 4% 2% 3,989
Mormon 67% 28% 3% 1% 576
Muslim 31% 62% 4% 4% 192
Orthodox Christian 45% 52% 2% < 1% 113
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 42% 51% 5% 3% 1,805

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