Views about government aid to the poor among adults who pray daily by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily 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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Buddhist 22% 74% 4% < 1% 110
Catholic 45% 49% 4% 2% 4,335
Evangelical Protestant 56% 37% 4% 2% 6,852
Hindu 33% 57% 7% 2% 102
Historically Black Protestant 27% 66% 5% 2% 1,538
Jehovah's Witness 31% 61% 5% 3% 221
Jewish 41% 52% 2% 5% 213
Mainline Protestant 49% 45% 4% 2% 3,342
Mormon 67% 29% 3% 1% 571
Muslim 34% 58% 5% 3% 164
Orthodox Christian 46% 49% 4% < 1% 100
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 35% 57% 5% 3% 1,333

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