Views about same-sex marriage among the Unaffiliated

% of the Unaffiliated who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,556. 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 78% 16% 6% 7,556

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated who are ages…

Views about same-sex marriage 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,917. 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 38% 37% 18% 7% 5,917
Oppose/strongly oppose 22% 39% 25% 14% 1,094
Don't know 21% 40% 23% 15% 426

Generational cohort among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,917. 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% 23% 27% 21% 4% < 1% 5,917
Oppose/strongly oppose 13% 16% 31% 30% 9% 1% 1,094
Don't know 11% 17% 34% 27% 10% 1% 426

Gender composition among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,996. 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 54% 46% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 67% 33% 1,117
Don't know 68% 32% 443

Racial and ethnic composition among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,916. 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 72% 7% 5% 12% 4% 5,916
Oppose/strongly oppose 54% 20% 5% 17% 4% 1,096
Don't know 66% 10% 3% 16% 5% 415

Immigrant status among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,921. 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% 13% 75% 5,921
Oppose/strongly oppose 16% 8% 76% 1,089
Don't know 16% 10% 74% 425

Income distribution among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,474. 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% 20% 27% 23% 5,474
Oppose/strongly oppose 45% 22% 19% 14% 963
Don't know 43% 16% 26% 15% 353

Educational distribution among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated who have completed…

Views about same-sex marriage High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,983. 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% 34% 21% 13% 5,983
Oppose/strongly oppose 61% 26% 8% 5% 1,112
Don't know 56% 27% 12% 6% 437

Marital status among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,979. 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% 12% 10% 2% 38% 5,979
Oppose/strongly oppose 41% 9% 15% 5% 30% 1,111
Don't know 36% 9% 15% 6% 33% 433

Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,979. 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% 5,979
Oppose/strongly oppose 27% 73% 1,113
Don't know 30% 70% 440

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,996. 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% 22% 12% < 1% 39% 6% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 52% 21% 9% 1% 12% 4% 1,117
Don't know 40% 24% 9% 2% 18% 7% 443

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

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,996. 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 8% 20% 28% 44% 1% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 33% 27% 20% 20% 1% 1,117
Don't know 24% 25% 17% 29% 5% 443

Attendance at religious services among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,996. 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 2% 22% 76% < 1% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 13% 30% 57% < 1% 1,117
Don't know 9% 28% 61% 2% 443

Frequency of prayer among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated who pray…

Views about same-sex marriage At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,996. 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% 10% 7% 68% < 1% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 38% 14% 8% 41% < 1% 1,117
Don't know 30% 14% 7% 47% 2% 443

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

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,996. 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 2% 2% 3% 92% < 1% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 14% 7% 6% 72% < 1% 1,117
Don't know 12% 5% 5% 77% 1% 443

Frequency of meditation among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,996. 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% 11% 5% 60% 1% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 32% 6% 5% 54% 2% 1,117
Don't know 31% 9% 2% 54% 4% 443

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

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,996. 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% 17% 11% 32% 2% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 42% 13% 10% 33% 2% 1,117
Don't know 40% 14% 8% 32% 5% 443

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,996. 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% 17% 13% 22% 1% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 41% 13% 11% 33% 1% 1,117
Don't know 43% 12% 8% 32% 4% 443

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

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,996. 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 4% 20% 57% 18% 2% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 21% 8% 57% 12% 2% 1,117
Don't know 11% 10% 60% 10% 9% 443

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

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,996. 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 18% 80% 1% 1% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 29% 69% 1% 1% 1,117
Don't know 27% 64% 4% 5% 443

Frequency of reading scripture among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,996. 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 6% 5% 6% 83% < 1% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 25% 8% 6% 60% 1% 1,117
Don't know 15% 6% 5% 72% 2% 443

Interpreting scripture among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,996. 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 5% 9% < 1% 80% 6% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 30% 19% 2% 41% 9% 1,117
Don't know 16% 11% 4% 50% 19% 443

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

% of the Unaffiliated who …in heaven

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,996. 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% 60% 9% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 62% 28% 10% 1,117
Don't know 46% 34% 20% 443

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

% of the Unaffiliated who …in hell

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,996. 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% 71% 7% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 50% 41% 9% 1,117
Don't know 37% 47% 17% 443

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,996. 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% 20% 60% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 38% 26% 36% 1,117
Don't know 29% 46% 25% 443

Political ideology among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,996. 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% 37% 44% 6% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 38% 32% 20% 10% 1,117
Don't know 28% 30% 19% 23% 443

Views about size of government among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,996. 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% 48% 3% 4% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 55% 40% 2% 3% 1,117
Don't know 51% 33% 5% 11% 443

Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,996. 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% 64% 3% 1% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 53% 40% 4% 2% 1,117
Don't know 44% 38% 9% 9% 443

Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,996. 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 81% 16% 3% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 45% 51% 5% 1,117
Don't know 46% 34% 21% 443

Views about homosexuality among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated who say homosexuality…

Views about same-sex marriage Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,996. 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 96% 2% 1% 1% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 32% 59% 4% 4% 1,117
Don't know 47% 11% 20% 21% 443

Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,996. 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% 74% 2% 2% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 47% 47% 2% 4% 1,117
Don't know 42% 43% 5% 10% 443

Views about human evolution among the Unaffiliated by views about same-sex marriage

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,996. 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 71% 13% 4% 11% 2% 5,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 34% 22% 5% 33% 5% 1,117
Don't know 38% 18% 12% 20% 12% 443