Views about government aid to the poor among moderates by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among moderates by views about government aid to the poor

% of moderates who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in GodDoes more harm than goodDoes more good than harmNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain40%54%4%2%6,834
Believe in God; fairly certain41%53%4%2%2,719
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain41%54%4%2%688
Do not believe in God37%58%4%1%1,048
Other/don't know if they believe in God40%51%7%2%295
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