Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 8,591. 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 48% 45% 5% 2% 8,591

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Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 0. 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.
Catholic 41% 51% 4% 3% 1,157
Evangelical Protestant 59% 34% 5% 2% 3,921
Historically Black Protestant 25% 68% 4% 3% 875
Jehovah's Witness 29% 62% 6% 3% 204
Jewish 38% 54% 2% 6% 121
Mainline Protestant 46% 47% 4% 2% 1,221
Mormon 69% 26% 3% 1% 472
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 37% 54% 6% 3% 305

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,223. 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 15% 33% 29% 22% 4,223
Does more good than harm 17% 34% 30% 20% 3,564
Neither/both equally 15% 36% 24% 25% 385
Don't know 8% 27% 29% 36% 202

Generational cohort among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,223. 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 11% 10% 28% 35% 16% 1% 4,223
Does more good than harm 11% 12% 28% 34% 13% 2% 3,564
Neither/both equally 7% 15% 29% 32% 16% 1% 385
Don't know 5% 4% 26% 34% 28% 3% 202

Gender composition among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,323. 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% 54% 4,323
Does more good than harm 38% 62% 3,660
Neither/both equally 44% 56% 399
Don't know 44% 56% 209

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,251. 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 72% 10% 2% 13% 3% 4,251
Does more good than harm 45% 28% 3% 19% 5% 3,619
Neither/both equally 57% 16% 1% 20% 6% 387
Don't know 48% 21% 3% 22% 6% 195

Immigrant status among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,283. 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% 8% 80% 4,283
Does more good than harm 20% 7% 72% 3,604
Neither/both equally 21% 6% 73% 389
Don't know 26% 8% 66% 203

Income distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 3,696. 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% 22% 32% 17% 3,696
Does more good than harm 49% 19% 21% 11% 3,169
Neither/both equally 43% 23% 25% 9% 313
Don't know 52% 19% 21% 8% 143

Educational distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,304. 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 42% 32% 18% 8% 4,304
Does more good than harm 47% 30% 13% 10% 3,629
Neither/both equally 42% 32% 16% 10% 396
Don't know 59% 24% 11% 6% 205

Marital status among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,304. 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 64% 2% 10% 8% 16% 4,304
Does more good than harm 48% 5% 17% 8% 22% 3,639
Neither/both equally 57% 3% 14% 10% 16% 394
Don't know 48% 5% 14% 15% 18% 206

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,305. 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 32% 68% 4,305
Does more good than harm 32% 68% 3,642
Neither/both equally 33% 67% 394
Don't know 25% 75% 206

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,323. 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 92% 7% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,323
Does more good than harm 87% 10% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3,660
Neither/both equally 90% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 399
Don't know 85% 9% 3% 3% < 1% < 1% 209

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,323. 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 92% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 4,323
Does more good than harm 90% 8% 1% 1% < 1% 3,660
Neither/both equally 88% 7% 1% 3% 2% 399
Don't know 90% 5% < 1% 3% 3% 209

Attendance at religious services among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,323. 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 87% 9% 4% < 1% 4,323
Does more good than harm 82% 13% 5% < 1% 3,660
Neither/both equally 86% 10% 3% 1% 399
Don't know 77% 13% 8% 2% 209

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,323. 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 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 4,323
Does more good than harm 86% 10% 1% 2% < 1% 3,660
Neither/both equally 92% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 399
Don't know 86% 10% < 1% 1% 3% 209

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,323. 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 62% 6% 2% 28% 3% 4,323
Does more good than harm 67% 7% 2% 22% 2% 3,660
Neither/both equally 74% 3% 1% 21% 1% 399
Don't know 71% 3% 1% 17% 8% 209

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,323. 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 86% 8% 3% 3% 1% 4,323
Does more good than harm 84% 7% 3% 4% 1% 3,660
Neither/both equally 90% 5% 2% 1% 2% 399
Don't know 82% 8% 3% 4% 3% 209

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

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

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 = 4,323. 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% 16% 8% 20% 2% 4,323
Does more good than harm 56% 14% 9% 19% 2% 3,660
Neither/both equally 60% 8% 7% 20% 5% 399
Don't know 56% 14% 10% 15% 5% 209

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,323. 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 70% 4% 22% 3% 2% 4,323
Does more good than harm 61% 7% 26% 4% 2% 3,660
Neither/both equally 64% 3% 21% 2% 10% 399
Don't know 56% 2% 21% 10% 10% 209

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,323. 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% 38% 1% 1% 4,323
Does more good than harm 36% 62% 1% 1% 3,660
Neither/both equally 45% 48% 6% 1% 399
Don't know 37% 51% 2% 10% 209

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,323. 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 83% 7% 2% 6% 1% 4,323
Does more good than harm 80% 8% 3% 9% 1% 3,660
Neither/both equally 87% 3% 2% 6% 2% 399
Don't know 74% 9% 1% 11% 6% 209

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,323. 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 60% 28% 4% 5% 3% 4,323
Does more good than harm 57% 26% 3% 8% 5% 3,660
Neither/both equally 51% 22% 10% 5% 12% 399
Don't know 58% 16% 13% 7% 6% 209

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,323. 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 87% 7% 7% 4,323
Does more good than harm 87% 8% 5% 3,660
Neither/both equally 79% 6% 15% 399
Don't know 85% 6% 9% 209

Belief in Hell among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,323. 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 80% 13% 7% 4,323
Does more good than harm 74% 20% 6% 3,660
Neither/both equally 72% 14% 14% 399
Don't know 65% 20% 15% 209

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,323. 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 64% 15% 21% 4,323
Does more good than harm 26% 21% 53% 3,660
Neither/both equally 37% 32% 31% 399
Don't know 32% 32% 36% 209

Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,323. 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 67% 19% 9% 5% 4,323
Does more good than harm 38% 33% 22% 8% 3,660
Neither/both equally 45% 26% 12% 17% 399
Don't know 38% 25% 17% 19% 209

Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,323. 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% 21% 1% 2% 4,323
Does more good than harm 34% 60% 3% 4% 3,660
Neither/both equally 44% 31% 16% 8% 399
Don't know 40% 40% 3% 17% 209

Views about abortion among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,323. 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 22% 76% 3% 4,323
Does more good than harm 40% 55% 5% 3,660
Neither/both equally 21% 68% 11% 399
Don't know 18% 59% 23% 209

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,323. 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% 65% 4% 3% 4,323
Does more good than harm 42% 50% 4% 4% 3,660
Neither/both equally 24% 47% 20% 9% 399
Don't know 30% 49% 2% 19% 209

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,323. 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 18% 76% 6% 4,323
Does more good than harm 35% 57% 8% 3,660
Neither/both equally 21% 62% 17% 399
Don't know 22% 58% 19% 209

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,323. 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 58% 37% 3% 3% 4,323
Does more good than harm 33% 60% 2% 4% 3,660
Neither/both equally 32% 47% 14% 7% 399
Don't know 31% 37% 5% 27% 209

Views about human evolution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 4,323. 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 8% 21% 2% 64% 4% 4,323
Does more good than harm 14% 27% 3% 51% 5% 3,660
Neither/both equally 8% 23% 4% 52% 13% 399
Don't know 6% 14% 5% 47% 28% 209