Views about government aid to the poor among Evangelical Protestants by religious denomination (2014) Switch to: Religious denomination among Evangelical Protestants by views about government aid to the poor

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

Religious denominationDoes more harm than goodDoes more good than harmNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Assemblies of God53%42%2%2%460
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)51%48%1%1%111
Church of the Nazarene60%35%4%1%101
Churches of Christ48%47%3%2%498
Independent Baptist (Evangelical Trad.)58%36%4%2%825
Interdenominational (Evangelical Trad.)46%50%4%< 1%206
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod62%35%2%2%459
Nondenominational charismatic63%31%4%1%187
Nondenominational evangelical63%31%4%1%684
Nondenominational fundamentalist68%28%4%< 1%107
Presbyterian Church in America61%35%3%1%158
Seventh-day Adventist34%59%5%2%165
Southern Baptist Convention62%33%3%2%1,845
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