Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

Survey year Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,514. 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.
2014 42% 52% 4% 2% 16,514

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Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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
Sample size = 168. 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.
Buddhist 13% 81% 5% 1% 168
Catholic 43% 52% 4% 2% 3,061
Evangelical Protestant 55% 39% 4% 2% 4,247
Historically Black Protestant 24% 69% 5% 2% 812
Jehovah's Witness 26% 65% 6% 3% 160
Jewish 26% 68% 2% 3% 362
Mainline Protestant 45% 49% 4% 2% 2,762
Mormon 66% 30% 3% 1% 337
Muslim 27% 68% 3% 2% 129
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 34% 60% 4% 2% 3,631

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are ages…

Views about government aid to the poor 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,810. 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.
Does more harm than good 21% 31% 29% 19% 6,810
Does more good than harm 25% 32% 26% 17% 8,389
Neither/both equally 21% 36% 24% 20% 653
Don't know 15% 33% 26% 27% 329

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,810. 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.
Does more harm than good 14% 12% 26% 34% 12% 1% 6,810
Does more good than harm 16% 16% 25% 31% 10% 1% 8,389
Neither/both equally 13% 14% 30% 30% 12% 1% 653
Don't know 10% 12% 26% 30% 20% 3% 329

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,952. 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.
Does more harm than good 53% 47% 6,952
Does more good than harm 46% 54% 8,548
Neither/both equally 53% 47% 675
Don't know 50% 50% 339

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who identify as…

Views about government aid to the poor White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,827. 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.
Does more harm than good 73% 7% 3% 15% 3% 6,827
Does more good than harm 60% 15% 3% 18% 5% 8,442
Neither/both equally 58% 14% 4% 19% 5% 651
Don't know 57% 13% 2% 19% 8% 321

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,876. 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.
Does more harm than good 13% 9% 77% 6,876
Does more good than harm 16% 11% 72% 8,444
Neither/both equally 18% 8% 73% 662
Don't know 19% 11% 70% 329

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who have a household income of…

Views about government aid to the poor Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 6,026. 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.
Does more harm than good 30% 21% 29% 19% 6,026
Does more good than harm 41% 19% 23% 17% 7,593
Neither/both equally 40% 22% 22% 16% 545
Don't know 47% 16% 27% 10% 239

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who have completed…

Views about government aid to the poor High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,919. 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.
Does more harm than good 40% 34% 17% 9% 6,919
Does more good than harm 38% 31% 18% 13% 8,501
Neither/both equally 36% 35% 17% 12% 671
Don't know 51% 26% 16% 7% 335

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,914. 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.
Does more harm than good 54% 6% 11% 6% 22% 6,914
Does more good than harm 41% 9% 15% 6% 28% 8,504
Neither/both equally 44% 7% 16% 7% 25% 670
Don't know 41% 8% 14% 11% 26% 337

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,921. 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.
Does more harm than good 28% 72% 6,921
Does more good than harm 27% 73% 8,520
Neither/both equally 27% 73% 670
Don't know 21% 79% 336

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say they…

Views about government aid to the poor Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 6,952. 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.
Does more harm than good 71% 17% 4% 1% 6% 2% 6,952
Does more good than harm 59% 19% 6% 1% 13% 3% 8,548
Neither/both equally 71% 13% 5% 2% 7% 3% 675
Don't know 63% 18% 5% 4% 4% 6% 339

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say religion is…

Views about government aid to the poor Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,952. 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.
Does more harm than good 63% 20% 8% 8% < 1% 6,952
Does more good than harm 52% 22% 11% 14% 1% 8,548
Neither/both equally 61% 17% 10% 10% 1% 675
Don't know 63% 17% 7% 8% 6% 339

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who attend religious services…

Views about government aid to the poor At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,952. 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.
Does more harm than good 44% 30% 25% < 1% 6,952
Does more good than harm 35% 32% 33% 1% 8,548
Neither/both equally 40% 29% 30% 1% 675
Don't know 46% 24% 28% 3% 339

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who pray…

Views about government aid to the poor At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,952. 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.
Does more harm than good 66% 13% 4% 16% 1% 6,952
Does more good than harm 57% 13% 4% 25% 1% 8,548
Neither/both equally 68% 11% 4% 16% 1% 675
Don't know 65% 12% 7% 10% 5% 339

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who attend prayer group…

Views about government aid to the poor At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,952. 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.
Does more harm than good 33% 10% 8% 49% < 1% 6,952
Does more good than harm 26% 9% 8% 57% 1% 8,548
Neither/both equally 36% 9% 7% 48% < 1% 675
Don't know 36% 4% 5% 51% 4% 339

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who meditate…

Views about government aid to the poor At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,952. 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.
Does more harm than good 52% 8% 3% 36% 2% 6,952
Does more good than harm 53% 9% 4% 32% 1% 8,548
Neither/both equally 61% 8% 4% 25% 2% 675
Don't know 58% 7% 4% 27% 4% 339

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Views about government aid to the poor At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,952. 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.
Does more harm than good 73% 12% 5% 9% 1% 6,952
Does more good than harm 71% 13% 6% 10% 1% 8,548
Neither/both equally 77% 10% 4% 7% 2% 675
Don't know 72% 11% 3% 11% 3% 339

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about government aid to the poor Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,952. 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.
Does more harm than good 43% 9% 39% 7% 2% 6,952
Does more good than harm 30% 16% 40% 11% 3% 8,548
Neither/both equally 37% 13% 34% 6% 10% 675
Don't know 36% 6% 35% 10% 14% 339

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say…

Views about government aid to the poor There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,952. 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.
Does more harm than good 46% 51% 1% 1% 6,952
Does more good than harm 24% 73% 2% 1% 8,548
Neither/both equally 34% 58% 7% 1% 675
Don't know 32% 55% 2% 11% 339

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who read scripture…

Views about government aid to the poor At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,952. 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.
Does more harm than good 48% 10% 7% 34% < 1% 6,952
Does more good than harm 38% 10% 8% 43% 1% 8,548
Neither/both equally 49% 8% 5% 36% 2% 675
Don't know 45% 9% 4% 38% 4% 339

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

Views about government aid to the poor Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,952. 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.
Does more harm than good 36% 29% 3% 26% 6% 6,952
Does more good than harm 27% 22% 2% 43% 7% 8,548
Neither/both equally 28% 20% 7% 26% 19% 675
Don't know 33% 13% 9% 25% 20% 339

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who …in heaven

Views about government aid to the poor Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,952. 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.
Does more harm than good 75% 17% 8% 6,952
Does more good than harm 64% 29% 7% 8,548
Neither/both equally 66% 18% 15% 675
Don't know 66% 13% 21% 339

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who …in hell

Views about government aid to the poor Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,952. 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.
Does more harm than good 65% 28% 8% 6,952
Does more good than harm 48% 44% 8% 8,548
Neither/both equally 56% 30% 14% 675
Don't know 49% 28% 23% 339

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who identify as…

Views about government aid to the poor Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,952. 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.
Does more harm than good 59% 18% 23% 6,952
Does more good than harm 18% 18% 64% 8,548
Neither/both equally 28% 31% 41% 675
Don't know 28% 37% 35% 339

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,952. 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.
Does more harm than good 54% 28% 13% 5% 6,952
Does more good than harm 23% 34% 38% 6% 8,548
Neither/both equally 33% 37% 18% 12% 675
Don't know 27% 30% 21% 22% 339

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who would rather have…

Views about government aid to the poor Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,952. 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.
Does more harm than good 74% 22% 2% 2% 6,952
Does more good than harm 33% 59% 4% 4% 8,548
Neither/both equally 45% 30% 16% 9% 675
Don't know 41% 27% 7% 25% 339

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Views about government aid to the poor Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,952. 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.
Does more harm than good 40% 56% 4% 6,952
Does more good than harm 62% 34% 4% 8,548
Neither/both equally 45% 45% 10% 675
Don't know 30% 45% 24% 339

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Views about government aid to the poor Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,952. 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.
Does more harm than good 50% 42% 4% 3% 6,952
Does more good than harm 71% 23% 3% 3% 8,548
Neither/both equally 52% 27% 15% 6% 675
Don't know 48% 27% 7% 18% 339

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Views about government aid to the poor Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,952. 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.
Does more harm than good 40% 52% 8% 6,952
Does more good than harm 65% 29% 6% 8,548
Neither/both equally 47% 36% 17% 675
Don't know 42% 34% 24% 339

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say…

Views about government aid to the poor Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,952. 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.
Does more harm than good 54% 41% 2% 3% 6,952
Does more good than harm 24% 72% 2% 3% 8,548
Neither/both equally 24% 56% 13% 7% 675
Don't know 25% 46% 5% 24% 339

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say humans…

Views about government aid to the poor Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,952. 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.
Does more harm than good 24% 26% 4% 43% 4% 6,952
Does more good than harm 40% 25% 4% 27% 3% 8,548
Neither/both equally 23% 25% 10% 32% 11% 675
Don't know 21% 17% 11% 31% 20% 339