Belief in Hell among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged

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

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 77% 16% 7% 10,872
2007 75% 16% 9% 14,396

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

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

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 75% 18% 7% 1,696
Evangelical Protestant 87% 7% 6% 4,943
Historically Black Protestant 89% 6% 5% 793
Jehovah's Witness 5% 92% 3% 187
Mainline Protestant 75% 16% 9% 1,553
Mormon 67% 26% 7% 386
Muslim 86% 11% 3% 108
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 50% 42% 8% 847

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DemographicInformation

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

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

Belief in Hell 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,115. 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 14% 32% 30% 23% 8,115
Don't believe 14% 31% 29% 27% 1,729
Other/don't know 8% 30% 30% 32% 763

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

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

Belief in Hell Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,115. 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 9% 11% 27% 36% 16% 2% 8,115
Don't believe 8% 11% 26% 35% 17% 3% 1,729
Other/don't know 4% 8% 26% 37% 22% 4% 763

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

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

Belief in Hell Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,303. 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% 8,303
Don't believe 60% 40% 1,764
Other/don't know 52% 48% 805

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

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

Belief in Hell White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,202. 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% 2% 12% 3% 8,202
Don't believe 61% 12% 4% 18% 4% 1,732
Other/don't know 70% 12% 5% 9% 4% 786

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

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

Belief in Hell Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,187. 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% 6% 81% 8,187
Don't believe 19% 10% 71% 1,734
Other/don't know 16% 7% 77% 791

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

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

Belief in Hell Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 7,140. 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% 14% 7,140
Don't believe 37% 23% 24% 16% 1,531
Other/don't know 37% 16% 28% 19% 621

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

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

Belief in Hell High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 8,245. 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 48% 32% 13% 7% 8,245
Don't believe 52% 27% 12% 8% 1,751
Other/don't know 45% 27% 18% 10% 798

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

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

Belief in Hell Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,268. 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 57% 3% 13% 9% 18% 8,268
Don't believe 51% 6% 14% 9% 19% 1,756
Other/don't know 62% 3% 12% 11% 12% 795

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

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

Belief in Hell Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,271. 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 30% 70% 8,271
Don't believe 26% 74% 1,758
Other/don't know 26% 74% 794

BeliefsandPractices

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

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

Belief in Hell 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 = 8,303. 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 89% 9% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 8,303
Don't believe 63% 19% 7% 1% 9% 2% 1,764
Other/don't know 76% 14% 3% 3% 1% 3% 805

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

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

Belief in Hell Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,303. 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 83% 13% 2% 1% < 1% 8,303
Don't believe 55% 22% 12% 11% 1% 1,764
Other/don't know 74% 15% 6% 3% 2% 805

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

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

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,303. 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 63% 25% 12% < 1% 8,303
Don't believe 41% 27% 31% < 1% 1,764
Other/don't know 52% 26% 19% 2% 805

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

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

Belief in Hell At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,303. 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 80% 12% 3% 4% 1% 8,303
Don't believe 57% 13% 6% 25% 1% 1,764
Other/don't know 71% 13% 3% 11% 3% 805

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

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

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,303. 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 48% 12% 9% 30% 1% 8,303
Don't believe 32% 7% 7% 53% 1% 1,764
Other/don't know 40% 10% 8% 40% 2% 805

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

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

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,303. 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% 8,303
Don't believe 46% 5% 5% 42% 2% 1,764
Other/don't know 49% 5% 4% 36% 5% 805

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

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

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,303. 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 74% 11% 6% 8% 1% 8,303
Don't believe 58% 11% 9% 21% 2% 1,764
Other/don't know 67% 10% 6% 14% 3% 805

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

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

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,303. 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% 8,303
Don't believe 47% 14% 12% 25% 2% 1,764
Other/don't know 44% 17% 13% 22% 4% 805

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

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

Belief in Hell Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,303. 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 63% 4% 28% 3% 2% 8,303
Don't believe 39% 6% 45% 8% 2% 1,764
Other/don't know 52% 5% 33% 5% 5% 805

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

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

Belief in Hell 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 = 8,303. 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% 45% 1% 1% 8,303
Don't believe 38% 59% 1% 1% 1,764
Other/don't know 48% 49% 2% 2% 805

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

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

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,303. 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 64% 10% 7% 18% 1% 8,303
Don't believe 41% 8% 6% 44% 1% 1,764
Other/don't know 55% 11% 5% 27% 2% 805

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

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

Belief in Hell 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 = 8,303. 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% 25% 4% 6% 4% 8,303
Don't believe 30% 30% 2% 32% 6% 1,764
Other/don't know 43% 24% 7% 13% 13% 805

Belief in Heaven among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in hell

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

Belief in Hell Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,303. 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 94% 3% 3% 8,303
Don't believe 54% 40% 6% 1,764
Other/don't know 54% 4% 42% 805

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

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

Belief in Hell Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 8,303. 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% 14% 30% 8,303
Don't believe 42% 27% 31% 1,764
Other/don't know 54% 22% 24% 805

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

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

Belief in Hell Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,303. 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% 22% 11% 5% 8,303
Don't believe 44% 27% 17% 12% 1,764
Other/don't know 61% 23% 7% 10% 805

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

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

Belief in Hell Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,303. 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 63% 32% 2% 3% 8,303
Don't believe 60% 34% 2% 4% 1,764
Other/don't know 63% 26% 5% 6% 805

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

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

Belief in Hell Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,303. 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 57% 38% 3% 2% 8,303
Don't believe 54% 42% 3% 2% 1,764
Other/don't know 58% 31% 5% 6% 805

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

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

Belief in Hell Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,303. 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 25% 72% 3% 8,303
Don't believe 38% 58% 4% 1,764
Other/don't know 27% 65% 8% 805

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

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

Belief in Hell Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,303. 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 6% 90% 4% 8,303
Don't believe 15% 80% 5% 1,764
Other/don't know 8% 85% 8% 805

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

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

Belief in Hell 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 = 8,303. 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% 42% 2% 3% 8,303
Don't believe 47% 47% 3% 3% 1,764
Other/don't know 52% 38% 3% 7% 805

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

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

Belief in Hell 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 = 8,303. 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 10% 23% 2% 60% 5% 8,303
Don't believe 23% 21% 3% 49% 5% 1,764
Other/don't know 13% 18% 7% 51% 11% 805