Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by race/ethnicity

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State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 267. 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 77% 19% < 1% 1% 3% 267
Arizona 62% 4% 2% 25% 7% 170
Arkansas 78% 14% 1% 3% 3% 148
California 38% 9% 12% 37% 4% 848
Colorado 73% 2% 2% 20% 3% 123
Florida 58% 19% 1% 19% 3% 570
Georgia 58% 34% < 1% 4% 4% 371
Idaho 94% 1% 1% 3% 1% 111
Illinois 63% 18% 3% 14% 3% 379
Indiana 88% 6% 1% 4% 2% 230
Iowa 93% 3% 1% 3% < 1% 122
Kansas 83% 5% < 1% 10% 2% 109
Kentucky 88% 9% < 1% 1% 1% 204
Louisiana 62% 30% 1% 4% 4% 173
Maryland 51% 32% 2% 9% 5% 161
Michigan 75% 17% 1% 3% 3% 303
Minnesota 84% 8% 3% 3% 3% 174
Mississippi 62% 32% < 1% 3% 2% 166
Missouri 86% 8% 1% 2% 3% 229
Montana 90% 1% 2% 3% 4% 106
Nebraska 91% 1% < 1% 6% 1% 107
New Jersey 56% 18% 4% 17% 5% 188
New York 51% 22% 5% 17% 5% 416
North Carolina 73% 19% 1% 4% 4% 362
North Dakota 89% 1% 1% 3% 6% 129
Ohio 82% 12% 1% 2% 3% 369
Oklahoma 77% 10% < 1% 1% 12% 176
Oregon 80% 1% 3% 7% 10% 108
Pennsylvania 80% 9% 3% 6% 2% 394
South Carolina 70% 25% 1% 3% 2% 204
South Dakota 91% < 1% 1% 4% 4% 103
Tennessee 80% 17% < 1% 2% 1% 346
Texas 51% 16% 3% 27% 3% 951
Utah 86% < 1% < 1% 11% 3% 124
Virginia 72% 17% 4% 3% 3% 280
Washington 81% 3% 3% 8% 4% 180
West Virginia 95% 2% < 1% < 1% 3% 139
Wisconsin 85% 10% < 1% 3% 2% 186
Wyoming 89% 1% < 1% 9% 1% 126

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