Belief in Heaven among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,872. 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 85% 9% 6% 10,872
2007 82% 9% 8% 14,396

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Belief in Heaven among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by religious group

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who …in heaven

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know 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 90% 7% 3% 1,696
Evangelical Protestant 88% 5% 7% 4,943
Historically Black Protestant 94% 3% 3% 793
Jehovah's Witness 49% 39% 12% 187
Mainline Protestant 86% 7% 7% 1,553
Mormon 97% 1% 1% 386
Muslim 96% 2% 2% 108
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 59% 30% 11% 847

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,945. 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 14% 32% 30% 24% 8,945
Don't believe 15% 33% 30% 22% 962
Other/don't know 8% 36% 30% 26% 700

Generational cohort among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,945. 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 8% 11% 26% 36% 17% 2% 8,945
Don't believe 8% 13% 27% 35% 14% 4% 962
Other/don't know 5% 6% 33% 38% 16% 2% 700

Gender composition among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 9,157. 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 53% 47% 9,157
Don't believe 64% 36% 985
Other/don't know 57% 43% 730

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 9,036. 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 67% 15% 3% 12% 3% 9,036
Don't believe 61% 11% 6% 19% 4% 966
Other/don't know 71% 11% 4% 10% 4% 718

Immigrant status among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 9,031. 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 13% 7% 80% 9,031
Don't believe 23% 8% 69% 968
Other/don't know 15% 6% 80% 713

Income distribution among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who have a household income of…

Belief in Heaven Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 7,840. 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 38% 22% 27% 13% 7,840
Don't believe 35% 21% 26% 18% 861
Other/don't know 34% 20% 28% 18% 591

Educational distribution among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 9,094. 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 49% 31% 13% 7% 9,094
Don't believe 48% 28% 14% 10% 976
Other/don't know 44% 28% 18% 9% 724

Marital status among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 9,115. 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 56% 3% 13% 9% 18% 9,115
Don't believe 54% 6% 13% 7% 20% 978
Other/don't know 64% 3% 12% 7% 14% 726

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 9,116. 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 29% 71% 9,116
Don't believe 28% 72% 981
Other/don't know 29% 71% 726

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say they…

Belief in Heaven 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 = 9,157. 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 87% 10% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 9,157
Don't believe 54% 17% 9% < 1% 17% 3% 985
Other/don't know 76% 13% 3% 3% 1% 4% 730

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say religion is…

Belief in Heaven Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,157. 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 82% 14% 2% 1% < 1% 9,157
Don't believe 46% 20% 17% 17% 1% 985
Other/don't know 71% 16% 7% 3% 2% 730

Attendance at religious services among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who attend religious services…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,157. 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 61% 26% 13% < 1% 9,157
Don't believe 38% 23% 38% < 1% 985
Other/don't know 59% 20% 20% 1% 730

Frequency of prayer among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,157. 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 79% 12% 3% 5% 1% 9,157
Don't believe 50% 10% 6% 34% 1% 985
Other/don't know 69% 11% 3% 14% 3% 730

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who attend prayer group…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,157. 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 46% 12% 9% 32% 1% 9,157
Don't believe 32% 6% 6% 55% 1% 985
Other/don't know 48% 10% 6% 35% 2% 730

Frequency of meditation among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who meditate…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,157. 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 52% 7% 3% 36% 2% 9,157
Don't believe 42% 5% 5% 45% 3% 985
Other/don't know 50% 6% 3% 36% 5% 730

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,157. 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 73% 11% 6% 8% 1% 9,157
Don't believe 53% 9% 9% 27% 2% 985
Other/don't know 68% 9% 6% 13% 4% 730

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,157. 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 47% 15% 11% 25% 2% 9,157
Don't believe 45% 13% 13% 28% 2% 985
Other/don't know 50% 14% 12% 20% 5% 730

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in Heaven Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,157. 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 60% 4% 30% 4% 2% 9,157
Don't believe 38% 6% 43% 11% 2% 985
Other/don't know 57% 5% 30% 4% 4% 730

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say…

Belief in Heaven 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 = 9,157. 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 50% 48% 1% 1% 9,157
Don't believe 43% 55% 1% 1% 985
Other/don't know 58% 39% 2% 1% 730

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who read scripture…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,157. 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 62% 10% 7% 20% 1% 9,157
Don't believe 39% 6% 5% 49% 1% 985
Other/don't know 61% 7% 5% 24% 3% 730

Interpreting scripture among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in Heaven 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 = 9,157. 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 58% 27% 4% 7% 4% 9,157
Don't believe 30% 19% 1% 44% 6% 985
Other/don't know 42% 21% 7% 17% 14% 730

Belief in Hell among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,157. 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 86% 10% 4% 9,157
Don't believe 23% 74% 3% 985
Other/don't know 40% 15% 44% 730

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 9,157. 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 54% 16% 30% 9,157
Don't believe 45% 26% 28% 985
Other/don't know 56% 21% 22% 730

Political ideology among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,157. 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 59% 23% 12% 6% 9,157
Don't believe 47% 27% 17% 10% 985
Other/don't know 64% 18% 8% 11% 730

Views about size of government among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,157. 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 62% 33% 2% 3% 9,157
Don't believe 63% 33% 2% 3% 985
Other/don't know 68% 22% 4% 6% 730

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in Heaven Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,157. 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 56% 38% 3% 2% 9,157
Don't believe 59% 37% 3% 1% 985
Other/don't know 60% 30% 6% 4% 730

Views about abortion among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say abortion should be…

Belief in Heaven Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,157. 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 26% 70% 4% 9,157
Don't believe 39% 58% 3% 985
Other/don't know 23% 71% 6% 730

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,157. 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 7% 89% 4% 9,157
Don't believe 14% 82% 4% 985
Other/don't know 7% 86% 6% 730

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say…

Belief in Heaven 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 = 9,157. 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 52% 42% 2% 3% 9,157
Don't believe 46% 48% 2% 3% 985
Other/don't know 57% 34% 5% 4% 730

Views about human evolution among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say humans…

Belief in Heaven 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 = 9,157. 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 11% 23% 2% 58% 5% 9,157
Don't believe 29% 17% 2% 49% 3% 985
Other/don't know 14% 13% 6% 58% 9% 730