Views about homosexuality among adults who attend services weekly or more

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 13,155. 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 40% 51% 5% 4% 13,155
2007 33% 57% 5% 6% 14,919

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Views about homosexuality among adults who attend services weekly or more by religious group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say homosexuality…

Religious tradition Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally 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% 31% 5% 4% 3,092
Evangelical Protestant 24% 67% 5% 4% 5,177
Historically Black Protestant 42% 48% 6% 4% 1,070
Jehovah's Witness 12% 80% 4% 4% 207
Jewish 54% 40% 4% 2% 148
Mainline Protestant 55% 36% 5% 4% 2,192
Mormon 29% 63% 4% 3% 514
Muslim 35% 57% 5% 2% 105
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 49% 40% 6% 6% 284

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are ages…

Views about homosexuality 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,276. 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 21% 31% 27% 21% 5,276
Should be discouraged 14% 31% 29% 27% 6,479
Neither/both equally 13% 37% 28% 21% 599
Don't know 11% 35% 26% 28% 489

Generational cohort among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Views about homosexuality Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,276. 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 14% 12% 26% 32% 14% 1% 5,276
Should be discouraged 8% 10% 26% 35% 19% 2% 6,479
Neither/both equally 7% 12% 32% 33% 14% 2% 599
Don't know 7% 8% 31% 30% 21% 4% 489

Gender composition among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Views about homosexuality Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,356. 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% 63% 5,356
Should be discouraged 47% 53% 6,654
Neither/both equally 43% 57% 620
Don't know 35% 65% 525

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who identify as…

Views about homosexuality White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,300. 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 57% 15% 3% 21% 4% 5,300
Should be discouraged 67% 15% 2% 12% 3% 6,564
Neither/both equally 59% 16% 2% 20% 4% 599
Don't know 60% 14% 3% 18% 6% 495

Immigrant status among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Views about homosexuality Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,301. 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 19% 11% 70% 5,301
Should be discouraged 14% 7% 80% 6,572
Neither/both equally 18% 8% 75% 604
Don't know 20% 12% 68% 511

Income distribution among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 4,653. 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 35% 19% 27% 18% 4,653
Should be discouraged 35% 22% 29% 14% 5,635
Neither/both equally 35% 21% 29% 15% 502
Don't know 40% 20% 27% 13% 361

Educational distribution among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who have completed…

Views about homosexuality High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,334. 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% 29% 18% 14% 5,334
Should be discouraged 44% 31% 16% 8% 6,607
Neither/both equally 38% 32% 18% 12% 616
Don't know 44% 31% 16% 9% 517

Marital status among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Views about homosexuality Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,336. 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 51% 5% 12% 7% 24% 5,336
Should be discouraged 62% 2% 11% 9% 16% 6,627
Neither/both equally 59% 4% 12% 9% 16% 614
Don't know 55% 3% 12% 11% 19% 517

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Views about homosexuality Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,337. 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 31% 69% 5,337
Should be discouraged 30% 70% 6,627
Neither/both equally 35% 65% 617
Don't know 30% 70% 516

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 5,356. 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 79% 18% 2% 1% 1% 1% 5,356
Should be discouraged 93% 6% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 6,654
Neither/both equally 91% 6% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 620
Don't know 86% 8% 2% 3% < 1% 1% 525

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 5,356. 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 83% 15% 1% 1% < 1% 5,356
Should be discouraged 94% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% 6,654
Neither/both equally 90% 7% < 1% 1% 2% 620
Don't know 88% 7% 2% < 1% 3% 525

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who pray…

Views about homosexuality At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,356. 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% 2% 4% 1% 5,356
Should be discouraged 90% 8% 1% 1% < 1% 6,654
Neither/both equally 87% 9% < 1% 2% 1% 620
Don't know 87% 7% 1% 3% 3% 525

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 5,356. 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% 16% 10% 29% < 1% 5,356
Should be discouraged 68% 12% 7% 13% 1% 6,654
Neither/both equally 61% 11% 8% 18% 1% 620
Don't know 55% 12% 8% 23% 2% 525

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 5,356. 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 52% 9% 4% 34% 1% 5,356
Should be discouraged 62% 6% 2% 27% 3% 6,654
Neither/both equally 59% 6% 3% 26% 5% 620
Don't know 61% 6% 2% 27% 4% 525

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 5,356. 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 74% 14% 5% 6% 1% 5,356
Should be discouraged 84% 8% 4% 3% 1% 6,654
Neither/both equally 84% 8% 3% 3% 2% 620
Don't know 82% 8% 3% 3% 3% 525

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 5,356. 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 49% 18% 11% 21% 1% 5,356
Should be discouraged 51% 15% 9% 22% 2% 6,654
Neither/both equally 52% 13% 11% 22% 2% 620
Don't know 51% 11% 10% 22% 5% 525

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 5,356. 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% 9% 38% 6% 2% 5,356
Should be discouraged 74% 3% 18% 2% 2% 6,654
Neither/both equally 59% 4% 28% 3% 7% 620
Don't know 60% 4% 25% 2% 9% 525

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 5,356. 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 31% 67% 1% 1% 5,356
Should be discouraged 58% 39% 1% 1% 6,654
Neither/both equally 43% 51% 5% 1% 620
Don't know 43% 51% 2% 4% 525

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 5,356. 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 56% 13% 7% 23% 1% 5,356
Should be discouraged 80% 8% 4% 8% 1% 6,654
Neither/both equally 75% 10% 3% 11% 1% 620
Don't know 71% 10% 4% 12% 2% 525

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 5,356. 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% 39% 3% 16% 6% 5,356
Should be discouraged 65% 25% 4% 3% 3% 6,654
Neither/both equally 46% 30% 8% 7% 9% 620
Don't know 50% 24% 10% 5% 11% 525

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who …in heaven

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,356. 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 87% 8% 5% 5,356
Should be discouraged 88% 6% 6% 6,654
Neither/both equally 86% 4% 9% 620
Don't know 83% 4% 13% 525

Belief in Hell among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who …in hell

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,356. 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% 8% 5,356
Should be discouraged 83% 11% 6% 6,654
Neither/both equally 72% 16% 12% 620
Don't know 67% 15% 18% 525

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who identify as…

Views about homosexuality Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,356. 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% 16% 50% 5,356
Should be discouraged 57% 16% 27% 6,654
Neither/both equally 40% 29% 31% 620
Don't know 38% 29% 33% 525

Political ideology among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Views about homosexuality Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,356. 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% 23% 5% 5,356
Should be discouraged 64% 21% 9% 6% 6,654
Neither/both equally 47% 32% 11% 10% 620
Don't know 43% 30% 9% 18% 525

Views about size of government among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who would rather have…

Views about homosexuality Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,356. 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 44% 50% 3% 3% 5,356
Should be discouraged 65% 30% 2% 3% 6,654
Neither/both equally 55% 29% 9% 7% 620
Don't know 51% 34% 5% 11% 525

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 5,356. 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% 55% 3% 2% 5,356
Should be discouraged 57% 37% 3% 2% 6,654
Neither/both equally 44% 38% 17% 1% 620
Don't know 39% 40% 9% 12% 525

Views about abortion among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 5,356. 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 51% 45% 4% 5,356
Should be discouraged 18% 79% 3% 6,654
Neither/both equally 29% 63% 9% 620
Don't know 24% 55% 21% 525

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who …same-sex marriage

Views about homosexuality Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,356. 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% 27% 7% 5,356
Should be discouraged 5% 92% 3% 6,654
Neither/both equally 18% 51% 31% 620
Don't know 12% 44% 44% 525

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 5,356. 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% 61% 2% 3% 5,356
Should be discouraged 52% 42% 3% 4% 6,654
Neither/both equally 42% 40% 12% 6% 620
Don't know 40% 41% 3% 16% 525

Views about human evolution among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services weekly or more 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 = 5,356. 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 21% 36% 3% 36% 4% 5,356
Should be discouraged 7% 19% 2% 67% 5% 6,654
Neither/both equally 8% 26% 5% 49% 13% 620
Don't know 8% 24% 6% 45% 17% 525