Views about government aid to the poor among adults who do not believe in God by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who do not believe in God by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who do not believe in God who say government aid to the poor…

State Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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California 21% 74% 3% 2% 507
Florida 35% 60% 4% 1% 203
Illinois 27% 69% 4% < 1% 119
Massachusetts 22% 75% 3% < 1% 128
New York 25% 70% 4% < 1% 244
Pennsylvania 36% 61% 3% < 1% 120
Texas 38% 57% 3% 2% 160
Washington 22% 76% 1% < 1% 104

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