Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who pray weekly by views about government aid to the poor (2014) Switch to: Views about government aid to the poor among adults who pray weekly by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who pray weekly who attend prayer group…

Views about government aid to the poorAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Does more harm than good12%10%10%67%< 1%2,394
Does more good than harm14%11%10%64%< 1%2,624
Neither/both equally13%6%8%74%< 1%185
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