Parent of children under 18 among who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by state (2014) Switch to: State among who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by parental status

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State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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 28% 72% 301
Alaska 29% 71% 111
Arizona 20% 80% 243
Arkansas 35% 65% 173
California 35% 65% 1,118
Colorado 30% 70% 162
Florida 28% 72% 774
Georgia 33% 67% 473
Idaho 28% 72% 133
Illinois 26% 74% 461
Indiana 24% 76% 291
Iowa 27% 73% 149
Kansas 33% 67% 141
Kentucky 25% 75% 239
Louisiana 38% 62% 233
Maryland 27% 73% 203
Massachusetts 25% 75% 134
Michigan 25% 75% 397
Minnesota 32% 68% 200
Mississippi 26% 74% 193
Missouri 34% 66% 273
Montana 19% 81% 122
Nebraska 20% 80% 140
Nevada 32% 68% 114
New Jersey 25% 75% 286
New Mexico 30% 70% 125
New York 27% 73% 571
North Carolina 27% 73% 462
North Dakota 27% 73% 166
Ohio 29% 71% 490
Oklahoma 27% 73% 208
Oregon 21% 79% 144
Pennsylvania 26% 74% 513
South Carolina 27% 73% 264
South Dakota 23% 77% 137
Tennessee 32% 68% 391
Texas 34% 66% 1,194
Utah 39% 61% 155
Virginia 27% 73% 369
Washington 28% 72% 210
West Virginia 26% 74% 155
Wisconsin 29% 71% 232
Wyoming 29% 71% 142

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