Parent of children under 18 among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by parental status

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State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 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.
Alabama 25% 75% 268
Arizona 23% 77% 175
Arkansas 32% 68% 149
California 34% 66% 861
Colorado 24% 76% 123
Florida 25% 75% 578
Georgia 34% 66% 376
Idaho 28% 72% 110
Illinois 30% 70% 385
Indiana 24% 76% 233
Iowa 31% 69% 122
Kansas 29% 71% 111
Kentucky 26% 74% 206
Louisiana 35% 65% 174
Maryland 26% 74% 164
Michigan 25% 75% 305
Minnesota 30% 70% 178
Mississippi 29% 71% 168
Missouri 33% 67% 229
Montana 17% 83% 106
Nebraska 21% 79% 107
New Jersey 29% 71% 192
New York 25% 75% 417
North Carolina 25% 75% 361
North Dakota 26% 74% 132
Ohio 30% 70% 373
Oklahoma 24% 76% 178
Oregon 25% 75% 108
Pennsylvania 26% 74% 400
South Carolina 25% 75% 205
South Dakota 23% 77% 104
Tennessee 35% 65% 349
Texas 35% 65% 954
Utah 44% 56% 126
Virginia 26% 74% 287
Washington 28% 72% 182
West Virginia 23% 77% 142
Wisconsin 27% 73% 187
Wyoming 34% 66% 126

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