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

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

Metro areaDoes more harm than goodDoes more good than harmNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area54%41%5%< 1%169
Chicago Metro Area46%50%3%< 1%133
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area57%37%3%3%248
Houston Metro Area62%34%2%2%148
Los Angeles Metro Area52%42%4%2%196
New York City Metro Area36%59%4%2%139
Phoenix Metro Area58%37%2%3%104
Riverside, CA Metro Area56%39%5%< 1%115
Washington, DC Metro Area42%50%1%7%113
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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