Views about government aid to the poor among adults who pray daily

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 19,336. 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 47% 47% 4% 2% 19,336

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Views about government aid to the poor among adults who pray daily by religious group

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 110. 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 22% 74% 4% < 1% 110
Catholic 45% 49% 4% 2% 4,335
Evangelical Protestant 56% 37% 4% 2% 6,852
Hindu 33% 57% 7% 2% 102
Historically Black Protestant 27% 66% 5% 2% 1,538
Jehovah's Witness 31% 61% 5% 3% 221
Jewish 41% 52% 2% 5% 213
Mainline Protestant 49% 45% 4% 2% 3,342
Mormon 67% 29% 3% 1% 571
Muslim 34% 58% 5% 3% 164
Orthodox Christian 46% 49% 4% < 1% 100
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 35% 57% 5% 3% 1,333

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily who are ages…

Views about government aid to the poor 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,148. 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 16% 34% 30% 21% 9,148
Does more good than harm 18% 34% 29% 20% 8,509
Neither/both equally 15% 36% 26% 22% 809
Don't know 9% 30% 28% 33% 428

Generational cohort among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 9,148. 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 10% 11% 29% 35% 15% 1% 9,148
Does more good than harm 11% 13% 28% 34% 13% 2% 8,509
Neither/both equally 6% 14% 31% 33% 14% 1% 809
Don't know 5% 8% 25% 33% 24% 4% 428

Gender composition among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 9,351. 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% 56% 9,351
Does more good than harm 37% 63% 8,704
Neither/both equally 42% 58% 836
Don't know 42% 58% 445

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily who identify as…

Views about government aid to the poor White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 9,200. 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% 9% 3% 13% 3% 9,200
Does more good than harm 53% 21% 3% 18% 5% 8,607
Neither/both equally 59% 16% 3% 17% 5% 813
Don't know 58% 15% 2% 20% 6% 419

Immigrant status among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 9,246. 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 12% 8% 80% 9,246
Does more good than harm 18% 10% 73% 8,575
Neither/both equally 19% 7% 74% 824
Don't know 19% 8% 73% 428

Income distribution among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 8,028. 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% 31% 19% 8,028
Does more good than harm 47% 20% 21% 13% 7,604
Neither/both equally 43% 22% 24% 11% 668
Don't know 54% 15% 21% 9% 310

Educational distribution among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily who have completed…

Views about government aid to the poor High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 9,305. 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 40% 34% 17% 8% 9,305
Does more good than harm 45% 31% 14% 11% 8,651
Neither/both equally 38% 36% 16% 10% 829
Don't know 58% 22% 12% 7% 436

Marital status among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 9,309. 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% 4% 12% 8% 17% 9,309
Does more good than harm 45% 7% 17% 9% 22% 8,667
Neither/both equally 50% 6% 15% 10% 18% 829
Don't know 44% 6% 15% 16% 19% 438

Parent of children under 18 among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 9,315. 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 31% 69% 9,315
Does more good than harm 30% 70% 8,675
Neither/both equally 33% 67% 831
Don't know 24% 76% 442

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 9,351. 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 88% 10% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 9,351
Does more good than harm 82% 14% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 8,704
Neither/both equally 85% 10% 2% 1% < 1% 2% 836
Don't know 81% 11% 3% 3% 1% < 1% 445

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 9,351. 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 81% 15% 2% 1% < 1% 9,351
Does more good than harm 76% 18% 3% 2% 1% 8,704
Neither/both equally 79% 13% 2% 3% 2% 836
Don't know 77% 13% 2% 4% 4% 445

Attendance at religious services among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 9,351. 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% 29% 13% < 1% 9,351
Does more good than harm 51% 32% 17% < 1% 8,704
Neither/both equally 55% 28% 16% 1% 836
Don't know 54% 24% 20% 2% 445

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 9,351. 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 41% 13% 10% 36% 1% 9,351
Does more good than harm 37% 12% 10% 40% 1% 8,704
Neither/both equally 43% 13% 10% 33% 1% 836
Don't know 42% 7% 7% 42% 2% 445

Frequency of meditation among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 9,351. 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% 6% 3% 36% 2% 9,351
Does more good than harm 57% 8% 3% 31% 2% 8,704
Neither/both equally 64% 4% 4% 26% 2% 836
Don't know 57% 3% 2% 28% 9% 445

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 9,351. 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 77% 12% 5% 5% 1% 9,351
Does more good than harm 74% 12% 6% 7% 1% 8,704
Neither/both equally 82% 9% 4% 3% 2% 836
Don't know 73% 11% 3% 10% 3% 445

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 9,351. 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 49% 16% 10% 23% 2% 9,351
Does more good than harm 52% 15% 11% 21% 1% 8,704
Neither/both equally 54% 14% 9% 20% 4% 836
Don't know 48% 14% 11% 21% 5% 445

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 9,351. 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 55% 5% 33% 4% 2% 9,351
Does more good than harm 46% 9% 37% 6% 2% 8,704
Neither/both equally 49% 7% 32% 3% 10% 836
Don't know 44% 5% 32% 6% 13% 445

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 9,351. 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 51% 46% 1% 1% 9,351
Does more good than harm 31% 67% 2% 1% 8,704
Neither/both equally 39% 54% 6% 1% 836
Don't know 31% 56% 2% 11% 445

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 9,351. 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% 12% 7% 21% 1% 9,351
Does more good than harm 54% 12% 8% 25% 1% 8,704
Neither/both equally 63% 11% 4% 21% 1% 836
Don't know 56% 7% 4% 30% 3% 445

Interpreting scripture among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 9,351. 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% 32% 4% 11% 5% 9,351
Does more good than harm 42% 31% 3% 18% 7% 8,704
Neither/both equally 39% 25% 9% 12% 15% 836
Don't know 46% 17% 10% 14% 12% 445

Belief in Heaven among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily who …in heaven

Views about government aid to the poor Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,351. 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% 6% 6% 9,351
Does more good than harm 85% 9% 6% 8,704
Neither/both equally 80% 7% 13% 836
Don't know 81% 6% 12% 445

Belief in Hell among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily who …in hell

Views about government aid to the poor Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,351. 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 76% 17% 7% 9,351
Does more good than harm 68% 25% 8% 8,704
Neither/both equally 66% 19% 15% 836
Don't know 60% 20% 21% 445

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily who identify as…

Views about government aid to the poor Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 9,351. 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% 15% 23% 9,351
Does more good than harm 24% 19% 58% 8,704
Neither/both equally 35% 29% 36% 836
Don't know 33% 32% 35% 445

Political ideology among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Views about government aid to the poor Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,351. 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% 24% 10% 5% 9,351
Does more good than harm 31% 36% 26% 7% 8,704
Neither/both equally 40% 32% 14% 13% 836
Don't know 32% 29% 17% 22% 445

Views about size of government among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 9,351. 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% 23% 2% 2% 9,351
Does more good than harm 34% 59% 3% 4% 8,704
Neither/both equally 46% 31% 15% 9% 836
Don't know 38% 35% 7% 20% 445

Views about abortion among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 9,351. 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% 64% 3% 9,351
Does more good than harm 51% 45% 4% 8,704
Neither/both equally 36% 53% 11% 836
Don't know 28% 51% 21% 445

Views about homosexuality among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 9,351. 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% 51% 4% 3% 9,351
Does more good than harm 58% 35% 4% 4% 8,704
Neither/both equally 42% 35% 17% 7% 836
Don't know 36% 39% 6% 19% 445

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily who …same-sex marriage

Views about government aid to the poor Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,351. 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% 62% 7% 9,351
Does more good than harm 50% 43% 8% 8,704
Neither/both equally 32% 50% 18% 836
Don't know 29% 49% 23% 445

Views about environmental regulation among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 9,351. 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 55% 40% 2% 3% 9,351
Does more good than harm 30% 64% 2% 4% 8,704
Neither/both equally 30% 50% 13% 7% 836
Don't know 31% 38% 4% 28% 445

Views about human evolution among adults who pray daily by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 9,351. 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 12% 27% 3% 54% 5% 9,351
Does more good than harm 21% 31% 4% 40% 4% 8,704
Neither/both equally 11% 24% 7% 45% 13% 836
Don't know 9% 20% 6% 36% 28% 445