Belief in Heaven among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in heaven

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State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 270. 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 90% 5% 5% 270
Arizona 88% 9% 3% 176
Arkansas 85% 4% 10% 149
California 81% 14% 5% 865
Colorado 81% 10% 9% 124
Florida 81% 13% 6% 580
Georgia 89% 7% 4% 377
Idaho 84% 9% 7% 112
Illinois 84% 8% 8% 386
Indiana 86% 7% 7% 234
Iowa 83% 13% 5% 122
Kansas 77% 5% 18% 112
Kentucky 90% 6% 4% 206
Louisiana 92% 5% 3% 175
Maryland 85% 11% 3% 164
Michigan 84% 7% 9% 307
Minnesota 82% 9% 8% 178
Mississippi 92% 3% 5% 168
Missouri 86% 8% 6% 231
Montana 83% 10% 7% 107
Nebraska 88% 6% 6% 107
New Jersey 87% 8% 5% 194
New York 77% 14% 9% 419
North Carolina 85% 7% 8% 364
North Dakota 91% 6% 4% 132
Ohio 88% 8% 4% 375
Oklahoma 90% 6% 4% 178
Oregon 82% 10% 7% 109
Pennsylvania 86% 7% 8% 401
South Carolina 86% 5% 8% 206
South Dakota 75% 11% 14% 104
Tennessee 90% 4% 6% 350
Texas 86% 8% 6% 962
Utah 96% 1% 3% 126
Virginia 89% 7% 5% 288
Washington 83% 14% 3% 182
West Virginia 92% 4% 5% 142
Wisconsin 85% 8% 7% 188
Wyoming 76% 11% 13% 126

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