Gender composition among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by gender

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State Men Women 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 52% 48% 270
Arizona 57% 43% 176
Arkansas 52% 48% 149
California 54% 46% 865
Colorado 52% 48% 124
Florida 54% 46% 580
Georgia 49% 51% 377
Idaho 56% 44% 112
Illinois 58% 42% 386
Indiana 51% 49% 234
Iowa 56% 44% 122
Kansas 62% 38% 112
Kentucky 56% 44% 206
Louisiana 50% 50% 175
Maryland 55% 45% 164
Michigan 53% 47% 307
Minnesota 52% 48% 178
Mississippi 49% 51% 168
Missouri 58% 42% 231
Montana 66% 34% 107
Nebraska 58% 42% 107
New Jersey 52% 48% 194
New York 53% 47% 419
North Carolina 55% 45% 364
North Dakota 61% 39% 132
Ohio 58% 42% 375
Oklahoma 56% 44% 178
Oregon 58% 42% 109
Pennsylvania 56% 44% 401
South Carolina 54% 46% 206
South Dakota 59% 41% 104
Tennessee 53% 47% 350
Texas 51% 49% 962
Utah 57% 43% 126
Virginia 51% 49% 288
Washington 57% 43% 182
West Virginia 55% 45% 142
Wisconsin 55% 45% 188
Wyoming 59% 41% 126

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