Attendance at religious services among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good by religious attendance

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good who attend religious services…

StateAt least once a weekOnce or twice a month/a few times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Alaska33%37%30%< 1%135
Arizona38%34%28%< 1%325
Arkansas54%24%21%< 1%155
California35%35%30%< 1%1,423
Colorado38%30%32%< 1%227
Connecticut27%39%34%< 1%147
Georgia44%34%22%< 1%460
Hawaii32%34%34%< 1%123
Idaho41%25%34%< 1%150
Iowa39%34%27%< 1%158
Kansas41%39%19%< 1%154
Louisiana49%29%21%< 1%235
Maryland34%38%27%< 1%254
Massachusetts20%36%44%< 1%248
Michigan37%36%27%< 1%425
Minnesota42%35%22%< 1%231
Montana34%38%29%< 1%171
Nebraska44%32%24%< 1%156
Nevada39%31%30%< 1%143
New Hampshire27%27%45%1%108
New Jersey33%39%28%< 1%362
New Mexico38%33%29%< 1%131
New York29%37%33%1%748
North Carolina44%36%18%1%451
North Dakota35%37%28%< 1%179
Ohio40%34%26%< 1%526
Oklahoma46%36%19%< 1%190
Oregon41%32%26%< 1%158
Rhode Island44%26%30%< 1%116
South Carolina54%32%14%< 1%227
South Dakota37%42%21%< 1%164
Texas43%34%23%< 1%1,231
Utah65%16%20%< 1%164
Virginia46%32%22%< 1%412
West Virginia53%21%25%1%144
Wisconsin30%42%28%< 1%299
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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