Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the Northeast

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

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,516. 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 62% 30% 8% 6,516

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 60% 30% 10% 2,023
Evangelical Protestant 31% 61% 7% 759
Historically Black Protestant 47% 44% 9% 247
Jewish 71% 23% 6% 350
Mainline Protestant 62% 29% 8% 1,131
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 82% 13% 5% 1,499

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DemographicInformation

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

% of adults in the Northeast who are ages…

Views about same-sex marriage 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,020. 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 26% 35% 25% 14% 4,020
Oppose/strongly oppose 14% 30% 30% 26% 1,863
Don't know 10% 33% 30% 27% 477

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

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,020. 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% 16% 28% 30% 8% 1% 4,020
Oppose/strongly oppose 8% 11% 25% 36% 18% 2% 1,863
Don't know 7% 7% 30% 36% 17% 4% 477

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

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,100. 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% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 54% 46% 1,916
Don't know 45% 55% 500

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

% of adults in the Northeast who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,041. 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 73% 8% 4% 11% 4% 4,041
Oppose/strongly oppose 66% 14% 4% 12% 4% 1,887
Don't know 67% 12% 2% 16% 3% 478

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

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,043. 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% 15% 71% 4,043
Oppose/strongly oppose 22% 12% 66% 1,880
Don't know 22% 17% 60% 483

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,569. 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% 19% 27% 26% 3,569
Oppose/strongly oppose 38% 20% 26% 15% 1,575
Don't know 43% 16% 24% 17% 369

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

% of adults in the Northeast who have completed…

Views about same-sex marriage High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,076. 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% 29% 22% 17% 4,076
Oppose/strongly oppose 52% 26% 13% 9% 1,904
Don't know 53% 25% 13% 10% 495

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

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,075. 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% 10% 5% 32% 4,075
Oppose/strongly oppose 52% 5% 13% 10% 21% 1,906
Don't know 46% 6% 17% 12% 19% 491

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

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,090. 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 26% 74% 4,090
Oppose/strongly oppose 26% 74% 1,904
Don't know 25% 75% 496

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,100. 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% 26% 9% 1% 17% 4% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 76% 15% 3% 1% 3% 1% 1,916
Don't know 67% 19% 3% 4% 4% 3% 500

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,100. 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 31% 32% 18% 19% 1% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 69% 20% 5% 6% 1% 1,916
Don't know 61% 23% 7% 6% 3% 500

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,100. 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 19% 37% 44% < 1% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 51% 28% 20% 1% 1,916
Don't know 37% 39% 23% 1% 500

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

% of adults in the Northeast who pray…

Views about same-sex marriage At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,100. 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% 16% 8% 38% 1% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 68% 15% 5% 11% 1% 1,916
Don't know 60% 15% 5% 19% 1% 500

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,100. 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 9% 6% 6% 78% < 1% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 33% 9% 9% 47% 1% 1,916
Don't know 26% 7% 9% 55% 2% 500

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,100. 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 31% 10% 6% 53% 1% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 48% 8% 4% 38% 2% 1,916
Don't know 44% 5% 3% 43% 5% 500

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,100. 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 46% 18% 12% 23% 1% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 63% 14% 8% 14% 1% 1,916
Don't know 61% 11% 8% 17% 3% 500

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,100. 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% 17% 14% 23% 1% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 44% 16% 12% 25% 2% 1,916
Don't know 47% 10% 10% 30% 3% 500

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,100. 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 13% 15% 57% 13% 2% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 47% 6% 37% 7% 2% 1,916
Don't know 33% 6% 45% 8% 8% 500

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,100. 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% 77% 1% 1% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 43% 55% 1% 1% 1,916
Don't know 33% 59% 3% 5% 500

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,100. 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 15% 8% 9% 68% 1% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 46% 9% 9% 34% 1% 1,916
Don't know 35% 10% 8% 46% 1% 500

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,100. 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 12% 24% 1% 56% 7% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 44% 30% 4% 17% 6% 1,916
Don't know 34% 24% 5% 23% 15% 500

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

% of adults in the Northeast who …in heaven

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,100. 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 58% 34% 8% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 82% 10% 7% 1,916
Don't know 75% 14% 11% 500

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

% of adults in the Northeast who …in hell

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,100. 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% 53% 9% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 70% 22% 8% 1,916
Don't know 53% 29% 18% 500

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

% of adults in the Northeast who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,100. 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 23% 16% 61% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 49% 18% 34% 1,916
Don't know 33% 32% 35% 500

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

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,100. 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 19% 38% 38% 5% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 52% 28% 13% 7% 1,916
Don't know 39% 32% 17% 12% 500

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,100. 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% 51% 3% 4% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 58% 37% 2% 3% 1,916
Don't know 47% 38% 6% 9% 500

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,100. 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% 62% 3% 1% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 55% 39% 4% 3% 1,916
Don't know 41% 41% 9% 9% 500

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,100. 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 77% 20% 3% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 35% 62% 3% 1,916
Don't know 45% 33% 22% 500

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

% of adults in the Northeast who say homosexuality…

Views about same-sex marriage Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,100. 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 94% 3% 1% 1% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 29% 64% 4% 3% 1,916
Don't know 42% 15% 16% 27% 500

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,100. 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 24% 73% 2% 2% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 49% 46% 2% 4% 1,916
Don't know 41% 40% 7% 12% 500

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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
Sample size = 4,100. 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 52% 23% 4% 19% 2% 4,100
Oppose/strongly oppose 17% 24% 3% 50% 5% 1,916
Don't know 24% 23% 8% 33% 12% 500