Views about government aid to the poor among never married adults by state (2014) Switch to: State among never married adults by views about government aid to the poor

% of never married adults 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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Arizona 45% 47% 6% 2% 132
California 35% 60% 4% 2% 846
District of Columbia 25% 72% 2% 1% 109
Florida 41% 52% 5% 1% 384
Georgia 36% 56% 4% 3% 211
Illinois 36% 59% 3% 2% 306
Indiana 57% 38% 2% 2% 126
Louisiana 45% 51% 2% 2% 103
Maryland 31% 64% 3% 3% 151
Massachusetts 35% 63% 1% 2% 161
Michigan 35% 57% 5% 3% 199
Minnesota 30% 66% 3% 2% 114
Missouri 41% 54% 3% 2% 131
New Jersey 40% 55% 3% 2% 175
New York 35% 59% 5% 2% 474
North Carolina 37% 58% 3% 2% 179
Ohio 42% 52% 4% 2% 216
Pennsylvania 40% 57% 1% 2% 248
Texas 43% 52% 4% 1% 488
Virginia 41% 49% 6% 4% 158
Washington 35% 62% 3% < 1% 144
Wisconsin 34% 62% 1% 3% 108

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