Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who …same-sex marriage

Metro area Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 242. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Atlanta Metro Area 54% 39% 7% 242
Baltimore Metro Area 70% 27% 3% 133
Boston Metro Area 82% 14% 4% 294
Chicago Metro Area 69% 25% 6% 489
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 61% 34% 6% 296
Detroit Metro Area 66% 28% 6% 186
Houston Metro Area 45% 48% 7% 239
Los Angeles Metro Area 73% 22% 5% 609
Miami Metro Area 65% 30% 5% 262
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 75% 21% 5% 196
New York City Metro Area 68% 25% 7% 1,021
Philadelphia Metro Area 67% 27% 5% 409
Phoenix Metro Area 81% 16% 3% 167
Pittsburgh Metro Area 66% 25% 9% 119
Providence Metro Area 78% 13% 10% 195
Riverside, CA Metro Area 67% 31% 2% 189
San Diego Metro Area 67% 28% 5% 169
San Francisco Metro Area 81% 17% 2% 338
Seattle Metro Area 81% 13% 6% 207
St. Louis Metro Area 63% 31% 6% 138
Tampa Metro Area 71% 22% 7% 159
Washington, DC Metro Area 72% 23% 5% 576

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