Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by importance of religion

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

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 90% 7% 2% 1% < 1% 270
Arizona 73% 16% 9% 1% 1% 176
Arkansas 82% 11% 2% 2% 2% 149
California 74% 18% 4% 4% < 1% 865
Colorado 80% 14% 4% 2% < 1% 124
Florida 76% 16% 4% 4% < 1% 580
Georgia 87% 11% 1% 1% < 1% 377
Idaho 79% 15% < 1% 6% < 1% 112
Illinois 73% 18% 5% 3% < 1% 386
Indiana 75% 18% 3% 4% 1% 234
Iowa 68% 21% 7% 4% < 1% 122
Kansas 70% 17% 12% 1% < 1% 112
Kentucky 81% 11% 4% 4% < 1% 206
Louisiana 88% 11% 1% 1% < 1% 175
Maryland 72% 23% 4% 1% 1% 164
Michigan 75% 18% 5% 2% 1% 307
Minnesota 71% 19% 4% 4% 1% 178
Mississippi 86% 9% 2% 2% 2% 168
Missouri 77% 16% 3% 3% 1% 231
Montana 73% 12% 8% 7% < 1% 107
Nebraska 75% 16% 7% < 1% 2% 107
New Jersey 77% 15% 2% 6% < 1% 194
New York 68% 17% 7% 7% < 1% 419
North Carolina 81% 13% 3% 2% < 1% 364
North Dakota 73% 11% 11% 5% < 1% 132
Ohio 82% 14% 2% 2% < 1% 375
Oklahoma 80% 11% 4% 4% 1% 178
Oregon 78% 15% 1% 4% 2% 109
Pennsylvania 79% 15% 4% 3% < 1% 401
South Carolina 88% 6% 2% 3% 1% 206
South Dakota 70% 14% 6% 8% 1% 104
Tennessee 89% 8% 1% 1% 1% 350
Texas 85% 11% 3% 2% < 1% 962
Utah 88% 8% 3% < 1% < 1% 126
Virginia 86% 10% 3% 1% 1% 288
Washington 79% 14% 4% 3% 1% 182
West Virginia 81% 10% 6% 1% 1% 142
Wisconsin 67% 23% 7% 3% < 1% 188
Wyoming 68% 20% 9% 3% < 1% 126

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