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

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

Religious familyDoes more harm than goodDoes more good than harmNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Adventist Family (Evangelical Trad.)36%58%5%2%182
Baptist Family (Evangelical Trad.)59%35%3%2%3,142
Holiness Family (Evangelical Trad.)60%33%5%1%263
Lutheran Family (Evangelical Trad.)58%37%4%2%630
Nondenominational Family (Evangelical Trad.)59%35%5%2%1,604
Nonspecific Protestant Family (Evangelical Trad.)54%38%5%3%467
Pentecostal Family (Evangelical Trad.)49%46%3%2%1,086
Presbyterian Family (Evangelical Trad.)57%39%2%2%306
Restorationist Family (Evangelical Trad.)47%47%4%2%541
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