State among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about government aid to the poor (2014) Switch to: Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are in…

Views about government aid to the poorAlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingSample size
Does more harm than good2%< 1%2%1%10%1%1%1%< 1%7%4%1%< 1%4%2%1%1%1%2%< 1%2%2%3%1%1%2%< 1%1%1%< 1%2%1%3%4%< 1%4%1%1%4%< 1%2%< 1%2%10%< 1%< 1%3%2%1%3%< 1%1,560
Does more good than harm2%< 1%2%1%12%1%1%< 1%< 1%6%3%< 1%< 1%4%1%1%1%1%2%< 1%3%1%4%1%1%2%< 1%1%1%< 1%3%1%6%5%< 1%3%2%1%3%1%2%< 1%1%8%< 1%< 1%3%2%1%2%< 1%1,712
Neither/both equally2%< 1%< 1%2%12%< 1%2%< 1%< 1%13%1%1%< 1%2%2%2%2%4%< 1%< 1%1%4%3%2%< 1%< 1%< 1%1%< 1%1%1%2%6%4%< 1%1%1%5%4%< 1%< 1%< 1%6%6%< 1%< 1%2%2%< 1%< 1%1%120
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.

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