Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants by frequency of meditation (2014) Switch to: Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

% of Mainline Protestants who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of meditationDoes more harm than goodDoes more good than harmNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
At least once a week45%48%5%2%2,411
Once or twice a month43%53%3%2%574
Several times a year45%47%5%2%304
Don't know43%36%7%14%115
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