Belief in God among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who say they…

Survey year Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 13,702. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
2014 82% 12% 2% 1% 2% 1% 13,702

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Belief in God among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by religious group

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who say they…

Religious tradition Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Catholic 72% 21% 4% 1% 1% 1% 2,547
Evangelical Protestant 92% 6% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 5,738
Historically Black Protestant 93% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 994
Jehovah's Witness 94% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 188
Jewish 79% 14% 3% 1% 3% < 1% 119
Mainline Protestant 78% 18% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2,103
Mormon 94% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 468
Muslim 94% 4% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 117
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 52% 21% 9% 1% 12% 4% 1,117

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 11,085. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 13% 32% 31% 24% 11,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 15% 33% 29% 22% 1,585
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 37% 22% 18% 259
Do not believe in God 23% 30% 23% 24% 261
Other/don't know if they believe in God 14% 36% 22% 28% 117

Generational cohort among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 11,085. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 8% 10% 27% 37% 16% 2% 11,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 7% 13% 29% 34% 15% 2% 1,585
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 16% 12% 32% 25% 13% 2% 259
Do not believe in God 18% 12% 23% 29% 15% 2% 261
Other/don't know if they believe in God 10% 6% 34% 30% 16% 4% 117

Gender composition among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 11,347. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 48% 52% 11,347
Believe in God; fairly certain 64% 36% 1,612
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 75% 25% 263
Do not believe in God 82% 18% 265
Other/don't know if they believe in God 78% 22% 125

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 11,183. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 67% 16% 2% 12% 4% 11,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 60% 8% 4% 26% 2% 1,602
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 50% 9% 11% 24% 5% 256
Do not believe in God 70% 5% 9% 13% 3% 261
Other/don't know if they believe in God 69% 12% 4% 11% 4% 119

Immigrant status among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 11,201. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 12% 7% 81% 11,201
Believe in God; fairly certain 27% 8% 65% 1,586
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 11% 60% 257
Do not believe in God 17% 14% 69% 261
Other/don't know if they believe in God 18% 7% 76% 118

Income distribution among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who have a household income of…

Belief in God Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 9,719. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 37% 22% 27% 14% 9,719
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 20% 23% 17% 1,418
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 43% 15% 26% 17% 224
Do not believe in God 35% 21% 25% 19% 239

Educational distribution among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 11,278. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 46% 32% 14% 7% 11,278
Believe in God; fairly certain 57% 25% 11% 7% 1,599
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 64% 21% 6% 8% 259
Do not believe in God 55% 22% 12% 10% 263
Other/don't know if they believe in God 47% 33% 10% 10% 122

Marital status among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 11,302. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 57% 3% 13% 9% 17% 11,302
Believe in God; fairly certain 51% 8% 15% 7% 19% 1,603
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 47% 7% 11% 5% 31% 261
Do not believe in God 42% 7% 12% 6% 33% 263
Other/don't know if they believe in God 44% 4% 17% 11% 23% 123

Parent of children under 18 among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 11,300. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 30% 70% 11,300
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 70% 1,608
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 71% 260
Do not believe in God 18% 82% 264
Other/don't know if they believe in God 16% 84% 122

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who say religion is…

Belief in God Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,347. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 85% 12% 2% 1% < 1% 11,347
Believe in God; fairly certain 41% 43% 12% 3% 1% 1,612
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 18% 36% 30% 16% < 1% 263
Do not believe in God 8% 12% 24% 56% < 1% 265
Other/don't know if they believe in God 27% 22% 26% 24% 1% 125

Attendance at religious services among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who attend religious services…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,347. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 63% 25% 12% < 1% 11,347
Believe in God; fairly certain 31% 41% 28% < 1% 1,612
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 12% 36% 51% 1% 263
Do not believe in God 6% 22% 72% < 1% 265
Other/don't know if they believe in God 13% 31% 53% 3% 125

Frequency of prayer among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,347. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 82% 12% 3% 3% 1% 11,347
Believe in God; fairly certain 42% 24% 10% 23% 1% 1,612
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 22% 10% 15% 53% < 1% 263
Do not believe in God 7% 3% 5% 85% < 1% 265
Other/don't know if they believe in God 30% 8% 8% 52% 3% 125

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who attend prayer group…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,347. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 47% 12% 9% 31% 1% 11,347
Believe in God; fairly certain 19% 10% 10% 61% < 1% 1,612
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 7% 9% 6% 79% < 1% 263
Do not believe in God 2% 3% 3% 91% < 1% 265
Other/don't know if they believe in God 10% 4% 4% 79% 2% 125

Frequency of meditation among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who meditate…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,347. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 53% 6% 3% 35% 2% 11,347
Believe in God; fairly certain 34% 10% 5% 48% 2% 1,612
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 11% 7% 58% 1% 263
Do not believe in God 18% 4% 4% 73% 2% 265
Other/don't know if they believe in God 27% 9% 3% 54% 7% 125

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,347. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 76% 11% 6% 6% 1% 11,347
Believe in God; fairly certain 44% 18% 14% 24% 1% 1,612
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 12% 10% 48% < 1% 263
Do not believe in God 24% 9% 7% 58% 2% 265
Other/don't know if they believe in God 41% 10% 3% 41% 5% 125

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,347. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 47% 15% 11% 25% 2% 11,347
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 15% 15% 27% 2% 1,612
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 36% 13% 15% 33% 2% 263
Do not believe in God 31% 13% 18% 36% 1% 265
Other/don't know if they believe in God 39% 13% 14% 30% 4% 125

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in God Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,347. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 62% 4% 28% 3% 2% 11,347
Believe in God; fairly certain 27% 8% 53% 10% 2% 1,612
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 12% 12% 62% 13% 1% 263
Do not believe in God 5% 11% 58% 25% 1% 265
Other/don't know if they believe in God 19% 13% 56% 9% 3% 125

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who say…

Belief in God There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,347. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 51% 47% 1% 1% 11,347
Believe in God; fairly certain 33% 64% 1% 1% 1,612
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 28% 71% < 1% 1% 263
Do not believe in God 22% 76% 1% 1% 265
Other/don't know if they believe in God 34% 63% 2% 1% 125

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who read scripture…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,347. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 64% 10% 7% 18% 1% 11,347
Believe in God; fairly certain 26% 11% 10% 52% 1% 1,612
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 10% 11% 6% 72% 1% 263
Do not believe in God 4% 3% 4% 89% < 1% 265
Other/don't know if they believe in God 24% 8% 3% 63% 2% 125

Interpreting scripture among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in God Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,347. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 57% 28% 4% 6% 4% 11,347
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 33% 2% 27% 8% 1,612
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 16% 15% 1% 62% 6% 263
Do not believe in God 7% 2% < 1% 84% 7% 265
Other/don't know if they believe in God 14% 8% 5% 52% 21% 125

Belief in Heaven among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,347. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 89% 5% 6% 11,347
Believe in God; fairly certain 80% 13% 7% 1,612
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 52% 35% 13% 263
Do not believe in God 13% 84% 3% 265
Other/don't know if they believe in God 36% 34% 31% 125

Belief in Hell among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,347. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 81% 12% 6% 11,347
Believe in God; fairly certain 62% 28% 10% 1,612
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 40% 49% 11% 263
Do not believe in God 10% 86% 5% 265
Other/don't know if they believe in God 37% 37% 27% 125

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 11,347. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 55% 16% 30% 11,347
Believe in God; fairly certain 47% 19% 34% 1,612
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 42% 16% 42% 263
Do not believe in God 48% 23% 29% 265
Other/don't know if they believe in God 40% 35% 25% 125

Political ideology among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,347. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 60% 24% 10% 6% 11,347
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 30% 19% 5% 1,612
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 37% 33% 19% 12% 263
Do not believe in God 35% 37% 21% 7% 265
Other/don't know if they believe in God 42% 31% 14% 13% 125

Views about size of government among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,347. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 63% 32% 2% 3% 11,347
Believe in God; fairly certain 55% 41% 2% 2% 1,612
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 57% 41% 1% 1% 263
Do not believe in God 67% 30% 2% 1% 265
Other/don't know if they believe in God 65% 22% 2% 11% 125

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in God Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,347. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 57% 37% 4% 2% 11,347
Believe in God; fairly certain 57% 38% 3% 2% 1,612
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 54% 42% 2% 2% 263
Do not believe in God 58% 35% 5% 1% 265
Other/don't know if they believe in God 56% 33% 9% 2% 125

Views about abortion among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who say abortion should be…

Belief in God Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,347. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 26% 71% 4% 11,347
Believe in God; fairly certain 43% 53% 4% 1,612
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 52% 47% 1% 263
Do not believe in God 67% 30% 3% 265
Other/don't know if they believe in God 41% 48% 11% 125

Views about homosexuality among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,347. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 21% 72% 4% 3% 11,347
Believe in God; fairly certain 37% 55% 4% 4% 1,612
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 35% 57% 1% 7% 263
Do not believe in God 38% 57% 3% 2% 265
Other/don't know if they believe in God 21% 65% 9% 4% 125

Views about environmental regulation among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who say…

Belief in God Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,347. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 51% 43% 3% 4% 11,347
Believe in God; fairly certain 49% 46% 2% 4% 1,612
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 55% 40% 2% 2% 263
Do not believe in God 47% 50% 2% 2% 265
Other/don't know if they believe in God 56% 36% 3% 6% 125

Views about human evolution among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in God

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who say humans…

Belief in God Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,347. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 9% 24% 2% 59% 5% 11,347
Believe in God; fairly certain 29% 28% 5% 33% 5% 1,612
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 47% 13% 5% 32% 4% 263
Do not believe in God 64% 7% 2% 23% 4% 265
Other/don't know if they believe in God 46% 10% 12% 24% 8% 125