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

% of married adults 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 31% 62% 4% 2% 103
Catholic 50% 44% 3% 2% 3,810
Evangelical Protestant 63% 32% 3% 2% 4,853
Hindu 32% 60% 6% 2% 131
Historically Black Protestant 28% 65% 5% 2% 626
Jehovah's Witness 31% 60% 5% 4% 124
Jewish 30% 65% 3% 2% 498
Mainline Protestant 52% 42% 4% 1% 3,444
Mormon 68% 28% 2% 2% 454
Muslim 35% 57% 5% 3% 110
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 39% 56% 4% 2% 3,150

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