Views about government aid to the poor by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe (2014) Switch to: Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universeDoes more harm than goodDoes more good than harmNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
At least once a week42%52%4%2%16,514
Once or twice a month44%50%4%2%5,483
Several times a year44%51%3%2%4,502
Don't know44%39%9%8%565
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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