Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the Northeast by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among adults in the Northeast by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults in the Northeast who say government aid to the poor…

Generational cohortDoes more harm than goodDoes more good than harmNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Younger Millennial39%58%2%1%527
Older Millennial37%55%6%2%634
Generation X42%53%4%2%1,353
Baby Boomer42%52%4%2%2,438
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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