Views about homosexuality among Evangelical Protestants

% of Evangelical Protestants who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,593. 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 36% 55% 5% 4% 8,593
2007 26% 64% 5% 5% 9,472

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who are ages…

Views about homosexuality 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,881. 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.
Should be accepted 25% 36% 26% 13% 2,881
Should be discouraged 12% 31% 32% 24% 4,832
Neither/both equally 18% 37% 29% 17% 393
Don't know 14% 33% 27% 26% 311

Generational cohort among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about homosexuality Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,881. 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.
Should be accepted 15% 16% 29% 30% 8% 1% 2,881
Should be discouraged 7% 10% 26% 38% 17% 2% 4,832
Neither/both equally 10% 16% 29% 33% 11% 1% 393
Don't know 8% 9% 30% 32% 20% 1% 311

Gender composition among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about homosexuality Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 40% 60% 2,912
Should be discouraged 49% 51% 4,943
Neither/both equally 44% 56% 406
Don't know 42% 58% 332

Racial and ethnic composition among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who identify as…

Views about homosexuality White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,890. 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.
Should be accepted 72% 7% 2% 13% 6% 2,890
Should be discouraged 79% 6% 1% 10% 4% 4,878
Neither/both equally 70% 5% 1% 16% 8% 396
Don't know 70% 5% 3% 15% 6% 315

Immigrant status among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about homosexuality Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,877. 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.
Should be accepted 9% 9% 83% 2,877
Should be discouraged 9% 5% 86% 4,885
Neither/both equally 10% 6% 84% 401
Don't know 13% 9% 78% 321

Income distribution among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who have a household income of…

Views about homosexuality Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 2,627. 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.
Should be accepted 37% 22% 26% 15% 2,627
Should be discouraged 34% 22% 30% 14% 4,260
Neither/both equally 36% 24% 24% 16% 341
Don't know 42% 19% 26% 12% 234

Educational distribution among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who have completed…

Views about homosexuality High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,910. 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.
Should be accepted 39% 39% 15% 8% 2,910
Should be discouraged 47% 33% 14% 7% 4,905
Neither/both equally 37% 42% 14% 7% 403
Don't know 47% 35% 11% 6% 327

Marital status among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about homosexuality Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,906. 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.
Should be accepted 45% 8% 16% 6% 24% 2,906
Should be discouraged 63% 2% 13% 9% 13% 4,924
Neither/both equally 51% 6% 16% 8% 19% 404
Don't know 47% 8% 15% 12% 18% 328

Parent of children under 18 among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about homosexuality Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,907. 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.
Should be accepted 33% 67% 2,907
Should be discouraged 30% 70% 4,921
Neither/both equally 29% 71% 405
Don't know 30% 70% 327

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who say they…

Views about homosexuality 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 = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 80% 17% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2,912
Should be discouraged 93% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,943
Neither/both equally 88% 12% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 406
Don't know 87% 10% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 332

Importance of religion in one's life among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who say religion is…

Views about homosexuality Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 65% 30% 4% 1% < 1% 2,912
Should be discouraged 88% 10% 1% 1% < 1% 4,943
Neither/both equally 78% 16% 1% 2% 2% 406
Don't know 78% 16% 2% < 1% 4% 332

Attendance at religious services among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who attend religious services…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 39% 44% 17% < 1% 2,912
Should be discouraged 70% 21% 9% < 1% 4,943
Neither/both equally 59% 26% 13% 2% 406
Don't know 55% 29% 13% 3% 332

Frequency of prayer among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who pray…

Views about homosexuality At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 68% 20% 5% 7% < 1% 2,912
Should be discouraged 86% 10% 2% 2% 1% 4,943
Neither/both equally 83% 11% 1% 5% 1% 406
Don't know 76% 16% 2% 2% 4% 332

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who attend prayer group…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 25% 15% 11% 49% < 1% 2,912
Should be discouraged 56% 12% 8% 23% 1% 4,943
Neither/both equally 44% 11% 12% 33% < 1% 406
Don't know 40% 10% 14% 35% 1% 332

Frequency of meditation among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who meditate…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 41% 8% 4% 46% 1% 2,912
Should be discouraged 54% 6% 2% 36% 2% 4,943
Neither/both equally 53% 8% 4% 32% 3% 406
Don't know 49% 6% 2% 38% 5% 332

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 65% 16% 9% 9% 1% 2,912
Should be discouraged 80% 9% 4% 5% 1% 4,943
Neither/both equally 80% 9% 3% 7% 2% 406
Don't know 76% 8% 7% 5% 3% 332

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 45% 19% 13% 23% 1% 2,912
Should be discouraged 49% 15% 10% 24% 2% 4,943
Neither/both equally 53% 12% 13% 20% 3% 406
Don't know 49% 11% 8% 25% 7% 332

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about homosexuality Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 40% 9% 44% 5% 2% 2,912
Should be discouraged 73% 3% 21% 2% 2% 4,943
Neither/both equally 62% 5% 25% 3% 6% 406
Don't know 57% 2% 32% 3% 7% 332

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who say…

Views about homosexuality 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 = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 34% 64% 1% 1% 2,912
Should be discouraged 60% 37% 1% 1% 4,943
Neither/both equally 45% 50% 5% < 1% 406
Don't know 44% 47% 3% 5% 332

Frequency of reading scripture among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who read scripture…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 46% 16% 10% 28% < 1% 2,912
Should be discouraged 74% 9% 5% 11% 1% 4,943
Neither/both equally 64% 12% 9% 14% 1% 406
Don't know 62% 13% 5% 18% 2% 332

Interpreting scripture among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who say the holy scripture is…

Views about homosexuality 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 = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 36% 42% 3% 14% 6% 2,912
Should be discouraged 68% 21% 4% 4% 3% 4,943
Neither/both equally 46% 30% 9% 7% 9% 406
Don't know 56% 22% 11% 5% 5% 332

Belief in Heaven among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who …in heaven

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 89% 6% 5% 2,912
Should be discouraged 88% 5% 7% 4,943
Neither/both equally 83% 5% 12% 406
Don't know 83% 6% 12% 332

Belief in Hell among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who …in hell

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 76% 17% 7% 2,912
Should be discouraged 87% 7% 6% 4,943
Neither/both equally 76% 12% 13% 406
Don't know 74% 9% 17% 332

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who identify as…

Views about homosexuality Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 43% 17% 40% 2,912
Should be discouraged 66% 13% 21% 4,943
Neither/both equally 49% 26% 24% 406
Don't know 46% 29% 25% 332

Political ideology among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about homosexuality Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 34% 39% 21% 6% 2,912
Should be discouraged 69% 19% 8% 5% 4,943
Neither/both equally 52% 29% 10% 9% 406
Don't know 47% 25% 10% 18% 332

Views about size of government among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who would rather have…

Views about homosexuality Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 53% 41% 3% 3% 2,912
Should be discouraged 72% 23% 2% 3% 4,943
Neither/both equally 61% 23% 9% 7% 406
Don't know 56% 30% 5% 9% 332

Views about government aid to the poor among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who say government aid to the poor…

Views about homosexuality Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 47% 48% 3% 1% 2,912
Should be discouraged 63% 32% 3% 2% 4,943
Neither/both equally 48% 33% 16% 2% 406
Don't know 48% 34% 5% 13% 332

Views about abortion among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who say abortion should be…

Views about homosexuality Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 54% 44% 3% 2,912
Should be discouraged 20% 78% 3% 4,943
Neither/both equally 32% 60% 8% 406
Don't know 25% 54% 21% 332

Views about same-sex marriage among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who …same-sex marriage

Views about homosexuality Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 67% 26% 7% 2,912
Should be discouraged 4% 92% 3% 4,943
Neither/both equally 18% 54% 29% 406
Don't know 15% 38% 47% 332

Views about environmental regulation among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who say…

Views about homosexuality 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 = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 39% 57% 2% 3% 2,912
Should be discouraged 55% 39% 3% 3% 4,943
Neither/both equally 47% 39% 9% 5% 406
Don't know 43% 39% 4% 14% 332

Views about human evolution among Evangelical Protestants by views about homosexuality

% of Evangelical Protestants who say humans…

Views about homosexuality 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 = 2,912. 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.
Should be accepted 18% 37% 3% 38% 3% 2,912
Should be discouraged 6% 18% 2% 70% 5% 4,943
Neither/both equally 7% 25% 5% 54% 9% 406
Don't know 10% 21% 5% 50% 14% 332