Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the Midwest

% of adults in the Midwest who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,491. 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.
2014 53% 40% 7% 7,491

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Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the Midwest by religious group

% of adults in the Midwest who …same-sex marriage

Religious tradition Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Catholic 54% 37% 9% 1,634
Evangelical Protestant 31% 63% 6% 1,937
Historically Black Protestant 41% 51% 8% 335
Mainline Protestant 55% 37% 8% 1,637
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 76% 17% 6% 1,455

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who are ages…

Views about same-sex marriage 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,814. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 30% 35% 24% 12% 3,814
Oppose/strongly oppose 12% 31% 32% 26% 3,027
Don't know 13% 35% 29% 22% 516

Generational cohort among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,814. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 20% 18% 27% 27% 7% 1% 3,814
Oppose/strongly oppose 7% 9% 26% 38% 17% 2% 3,027
Don't know 8% 11% 30% 35% 15% 2% 516

Gender composition among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 45% 55% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 52% 48% 3,088
Don't know 55% 45% 546

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,818. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 79% 8% 2% 7% 3% 3,818
Oppose/strongly oppose 81% 11% 1% 5% 2% 3,041
Don't know 78% 10% 2% 7% 3% 525

Immigrant status among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,823. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 7% 8% 85% 3,823
Oppose/strongly oppose 7% 5% 88% 3,058
Don't know 9% 8% 83% 537

Income distribution among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who have a household income of…

Views about same-sex marriage Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 3,458. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 33% 20% 29% 18% 3,458
Oppose/strongly oppose 35% 23% 28% 13% 2,693
Don't know 40% 22% 24% 14% 429

Educational distribution among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who have completed…

Views about same-sex marriage High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,847. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 34% 35% 19% 12% 3,847
Oppose/strongly oppose 48% 32% 14% 7% 3,070
Don't know 49% 30% 14% 7% 541

Marital status among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,846. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 44% 9% 11% 4% 32% 3,846
Oppose/strongly oppose 58% 3% 12% 10% 17% 3,074
Don't know 46% 6% 16% 10% 23% 537

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 30% 70% 3,848
Oppose/strongly oppose 28% 72% 3,077
Don't know 28% 72% 544

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who say they…

Views about same-sex marriage Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 49% 27% 6% < 1% 14% 3% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 83% 12% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 3,088
Don't know 63% 22% 4% 3% 4% 3% 546

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who say religion is…

Views about same-sex marriage Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 35% 32% 16% 16% < 1% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 73% 19% 5% 3% 1% 3,088
Don't know 50% 30% 9% 7% 3% 546

Attendance at religious services among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who attend religious services…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 20% 40% 40% < 1% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 55% 26% 19% < 1% 3,088
Don't know 32% 35% 30% 4% 546

Frequency of prayer among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who pray…

Views about same-sex marriage At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 39% 21% 7% 32% < 1% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 70% 14% 5% 10% 1% 3,088
Don't know 54% 17% 6% 18% 6% 546

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who attend prayer group…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 10% 7% 8% 75% < 1% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 37% 11% 9% 43% 1% 3,088
Don't know 23% 8% 9% 55% 5% 546

Frequency of meditation among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who meditate…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 32% 8% 4% 55% 1% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 43% 7% 4% 44% 2% 3,088
Don't know 38% 9% 3% 44% 6% 546

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 49% 18% 11% 20% 1% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 66% 13% 8% 12% 1% 3,088
Don't know 53% 16% 9% 17% 5% 546

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 43% 18% 14% 24% 1% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 41% 17% 12% 28% 2% 3,088
Don't know 44% 10% 12% 30% 4% 546

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about same-sex marriage Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 17% 15% 54% 12% 2% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 53% 4% 36% 4% 2% 3,088
Don't know 26% 9% 51% 6% 8% 546

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who say…

Views about same-sex marriage There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 22% 77% 1% < 1% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 48% 51% 1% 1% 3,088
Don't know 34% 61% 3% 2% 546

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who read scripture…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 17% 10% 10% 62% < 1% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 52% 10% 8% 30% 1% 3,088
Don't know 30% 11% 11% 45% 3% 546

Interpreting scripture among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who say the holy scripture is…

Views about same-sex marriage Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 14% 30% 1% 47% 8% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 49% 31% 4% 12% 4% 3,088
Don't know 25% 29% 7% 24% 15% 546

Belief in Heaven among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who …in heaven

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 67% 27% 6% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 85% 8% 7% 3,088
Don't know 74% 14% 12% 546

Belief in Hell among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who …in hell

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 48% 44% 7% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 76% 16% 8% 3,088
Don't know 57% 27% 15% 546

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 27% 18% 55% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 56% 16% 28% 3,088
Don't know 34% 35% 31% 546

Political ideology among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 21% 40% 33% 5% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 59% 24% 11% 6% 3,088
Don't know 37% 30% 14% 20% 546

Views about size of government among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who would rather have…

Views about same-sex marriage Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 48% 45% 3% 4% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 69% 26% 2% 3% 3,088
Don't know 58% 28% 5% 9% 546

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who say government aid to the poor…

Views about same-sex marriage Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 37% 59% 3% 1% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 60% 35% 4% 2% 3,088
Don't know 49% 39% 7% 5% 546

Views about abortion among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who say abortion should be…

Views about same-sex marriage Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 69% 29% 2% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 28% 68% 3% 3,088
Don't know 42% 42% 17% 546

Views about homosexuality among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who say homosexuality…

Views about same-sex marriage Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 93% 4% 2% 1% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 21% 72% 4% 3% 3,088
Don't know 45% 19% 18% 18% 546

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who say…

Views about same-sex marriage Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,857. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 28% 68% 2% 2% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 54% 40% 2% 3% 3,088
Don't know 44% 43% 6% 7% 546

Views about human evolution among adults in the Midwest by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the Midwest who say humans…

Views about same-sex marriage Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
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Strongly favor/favor 47% 27% 4% 20% 2% 3,857
Oppose/strongly oppose 13% 24% 3% 54% 5% 3,088
Don't know 22% 25% 9% 32% 12% 546