Belief in God among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

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

State 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 = 197. 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.
Alabama 68% 21% 4% 1% 5% 2% 197
Alaska 40% 31% 8% 1% 15% 4% 192
Arizona 52% 24% 7% < 1% 15% 2% 411
Arkansas 61% 23% 5% < 1% 9% 2% 137
California 45% 26% 9% 1% 16% 2% 2,580
Colorado 44% 27% 10% 1% 13% 4% 337
Connecticut 47% 28% 6% 1% 14% 4% 291
Delaware 50% 27% 9% 1% 11% 1% 209
District of Columbia 43% 24% 10% 1% 19% 3% 231
Florida 56% 21% 6% 1% 13% 2% 1,283
Georgia 62% 20% 6% < 1% 10% 2% 522
Hawaii 56% 21% 8% 1% 12% 3% 214
Idaho 51% 20% 8% 1% 14% 6% 185
Illinois 50% 27% 7% < 1% 13% 3% 850
Indiana 51% 25% 5% 1% 15% 4% 359
Iowa 57% 19% 7% 1% 13% 2% 184
Kansas 54% 30% 4% < 1% 12% 1% 170
Kentucky 63% 17% 4% < 1% 15% 2% 186
Louisiana 65% 18% 4% 1% 11% 2% 247
Maine 40% 32% 7% < 1% 18% 3% 218
Maryland 52% 22% 6% < 1% 15% 4% 435
Massachusetts 35% 28% 11% 1% 21% 4% 574
Michigan 51% 28% 5% < 1% 13% 2% 595
Minnesota 43% 33% 6% < 1% 13% 5% 362
Mississippi 72% 10% 4% 1% 10% 3% 121
Missouri 58% 23% 8% < 1% 9% 2% 371
Montana 51% 26% 8% < 1% 13% 1% 186
Nebraska 55% 25% 2% 1% 13% 4% 188
Nevada 49% 25% 8% 1% 16% 2% 207
New Hampshire 38% 27% 8% < 1% 21% 6% 218
New Jersey 53% 27% 7% < 1% 11% 2% 627
New Mexico 45% 30% 5% < 1% 18% 2% 189
New York 48% 24% 9% 1% 16% 4% 1,396
North Carolina 61% 21% 3% 1% 12% 3% 551
North Dakota 52% 28% 4% < 1% 13% 3% 183
Ohio 56% 24% 6% 1% 11% 3% 660
Oklahoma 57% 26% 3% < 1% 11% 2% 180
Oregon 45% 22% 9% < 1% 18% 5% 278
Pennsylvania 49% 26% 7% 1% 15% 3% 858
Rhode Island 55% 20% 6% < 1% 13% 7% 224
South Carolina 61% 22% 4% 1% 9% 3% 251
South Dakota 61% 23% 4% < 1% 12% 1% 181
Tennessee 60% 21% 8% 1% 8% 1% 262
Texas 58% 24% 6% < 1% 10% 2% 1,366
Utah 43% 27% 14% 2% 12% 2% 169
Vermont 33% 28% 6% < 1% 26% 7% 238
Virginia 54% 24% 7% < 1% 11% 3% 538
Washington 42% 26% 10% 1% 18% 3% 497
West Virginia 62% 21% 3% < 1% 9% 5% 143
Wisconsin 44% 29% 8% < 1% 16% 3% 383
Wyoming 58% 19% 8% 1% 10% 4% 164

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