Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants who are parents by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious family among Mainline Protestants who are parents by views about government aid to the poor

% of Mainline Protestants who are parents who say government aid to the poor…

Religious familyDoes more harm than goodDoes more good than harmNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Baptist Family (Mainline Trad.)48%46%5%2%157
Episcopalian/Anglican Family (Mainline Trad.)45%52%3%< 1%110
Lutheran Family (Mainline Trad.)47%47%6%< 1%170
Methodist Family (Mainline Trad.)60%36%2%2%330
Nondenominational Family (Mainline Trad.)54%43%3%1%112
Nonspecific Protestant Family (Mainline Trad.)52%42%3%3%144
Presbyterian Family (Mainline Trad.)36%56%7%1%114
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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