Views about government aid to the poor among men by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among men by views about government aid to the poor

% of men who say government aid to the poor…

Metro areaDoes more harm than goodDoes more good than harmNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area46%45%6%3%252
Baltimore Metro Area38%54%5%3%124
Boston Metro Area40%56%3%1%249
Chicago Metro Area41%54%3%2%434
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area53%43%2%2%338
Detroit Metro Area46%50%2%3%178
Houston Metro Area49%46%3%2%268
Los Angeles Metro Area41%53%3%2%533
Miami Metro Area39%50%7%4%254
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area43%46%9%2%172
New York City Metro Area37%55%4%3%827
Philadelphia Metro Area40%54%3%3%349
Phoenix Metro Area58%36%4%2%224
Pittsburgh Metro Area56%39%5%< 1%109
Providence Metro Area41%51%3%5%160
Riverside, CA Metro Area55%41%3%1%185
San Diego Metro Area48%46%5%1%162
San Francisco Metro Area27%64%6%3%258
Seattle Metro Area40%57%2%1%169
St. Louis Metro Area45%49%3%3%130
Tampa Metro Area54%43%2%1%164
Washington, DC Metro Area40%52%6%2%476
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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