Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who say government aid to the poor…

State Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 197. 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 43% 50% 5% 2% 197
Alaska 37% 55% 6% 2% 192
Arizona 44% 50% 3% 3% 411
Arkansas 39% 58% 1% 2% 137
California 33% 62% 4% 2% 2,580
Colorado 38% 56% 4% 2% 337
Connecticut 37% 58% 4% 1% 291
Delaware 40% 56% 2% 2% 209
District of Columbia 19% 77% 3% 1% 231
Florida 40% 55% 4% 1% 1,283
Georgia 41% 52% 5% 2% 522
Hawaii 34% 58% 8% 1% 214
Idaho 39% 57% 3% 2% 185
Illinois 36% 59% 2% 2% 850
Indiana 46% 49% 4% < 1% 359
Iowa 35% 62% 3% < 1% 184
Kansas 40% 55% 4% 1% 170
Kentucky 38% 55% 6% 1% 186
Louisiana 45% 50% 3% 2% 247
Maine 36% 60% 2% 2% 218
Maryland 36% 59% 4% 1% 435
Massachusetts 38% 59% 2% 1% 574
Michigan 39% 56% 4% 1% 595
Minnesota 35% 61% 4% 1% 362
Mississippi 43% 50% 3% 4% 121
Missouri 37% 58% 4% 1% 371
Montana 44% 56% < 1% < 1% 186
Nebraska 43% 55% 2% < 1% 188
Nevada 42% 53% 4% 1% 207
New Hampshire 30% 65% 2% 3% 218
New Jersey 38% 59% 3% 1% 627
New Mexico 32% 60% 4% 3% 189
New York 35% 59% 4% 1% 1,396
North Carolina 37% 58% 4% 1% 551
North Dakota 45% 50% 5% < 1% 183
Ohio 42% 53% 3% 2% 660
Oklahoma 42% 54% 3% 2% 180
Oregon 33% 62% 4% < 1% 278
Pennsylvania 40% 55% 3% 2% 858
Rhode Island 36% 60% 1% 3% 224
South Carolina 33% 63% 3% 1% 251
South Dakota 47% 52% 1% 1% 181
Tennessee 36% 59% 3% 3% 262
Texas 43% 52% 3% 2% 1,366
Utah 40% 59% 1% < 1% 169
Vermont 27% 70% 1% 2% 238
Virginia 40% 52% 5% 3% 538
Washington 32% 63% 3% 2% 497
West Virginia 39% 55% 6% < 1% 143
Wisconsin 43% 53% 2% 2% 383
Wyoming 51% 42% 5% 2% 164

Learn More: Does more harm than good, Does more good than harm