Importance of religion in one's life among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor (2014) Switch to: Views about government aid to the poor among Evangelical Protestants by importance of religion

% of Evangelical Protestants who say religion is…

Views about government aid to the poorVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Does more harm than good81%16%2%1%< 1%4,997
Does more good than harm76%20%2%1%< 1%3,065
Neither/both equally82%13%1%2%2%348
Don't know82%13%< 1%< 1%5%183
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