Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture at least once a week by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 44% 50% 4% 2% 1,810
Evangelical Protestant 57% 36% 4% 2% 5,525
Historically Black Protestant 27% 67% 5% 2% 1,189
Jehovah's Witness 30% 62% 5% 3% 216
Jewish 38% 55% 2% 5% 121
Mainline Protestant 47% 45% 5% 2% 1,894
Mormon 68% 27% 4% 1% 513
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 37% 55% 5% 3% 606

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