Views about homosexuality by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say homosexuality…

Importance of religion in one's life Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 18,725. 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.
Very important 46% 45% 5% 4% 18,725
Somewhat important 75% 18% 4% 3% 8,311
Not too important 84% 11% 2% 2% 3,790
Not at all important 88% 8% 2% 2% 3,966
Don't know 51% 21% 11% 18% 279

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