Views about homosexuality among adults who attend services monthly or yearly

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,214. 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 70% 23% 4% 3% 11,214
2007 58% 32% 6% 5% 11,431

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Views about homosexuality among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by religious group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say homosexuality…

Religious tradition Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 105. 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.
Buddhist 88% 11% < 1% 1% 105
Catholic 76% 17% 4% 3% 2,747
Evangelical Protestant 54% 38% 4% 4% 2,367
Hindu 70% 22% 6% 2% 111
Historically Black Protestant 62% 29% 6% 3% 652
Jewish 89% 10% 1% < 1% 428
Mainline Protestant 72% 21% 4% 3% 2,517
Orthodox Christian 68% 28% 2% 2% 102
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 80% 14% 3% 3% 1,668

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are ages…

Views about homosexuality 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,759. 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 29% 36% 24% 11% 7,759
Should be discouraged 15% 34% 32% 19% 2,500
Neither/both equally 16% 36% 32% 16% 426
Don't know 15% 36% 30% 20% 322

Generational cohort among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Views about homosexuality Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 7,759. 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% 17% 29% 28% 6% 1% 7,759
Should be discouraged 9% 12% 28% 38% 12% 1% 2,500
Neither/both equally 8% 14% 30% 36% 11% 1% 426
Don't know 6% 17% 27% 36% 12% 2% 322

Gender composition among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Views about homosexuality Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,886. 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% 56% 7,886
Should be discouraged 62% 38% 2,544
Neither/both equally 53% 47% 440
Don't know 51% 49% 344

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who identify as…

Views about homosexuality White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,809. 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 64% 11% 5% 17% 4% 7,809
Should be discouraged 64% 16% 4% 12% 3% 2,512
Neither/both equally 63% 16% 4% 14% 4% 430
Don't know 60% 12% 7% 16% 6% 325

Immigrant status among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Views about homosexuality Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,795. 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% 12% 73% 7,795
Should be discouraged 15% 8% 77% 2,507
Neither/both equally 13% 12% 75% 433
Don't know 22% 8% 71% 331

Income distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 7,066. 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% 20% 26% 23% 7,066
Should be discouraged 39% 21% 25% 15% 2,249
Neither/both equally 29% 22% 29% 21% 371
Don't know 44% 18% 21% 16% 270

Educational distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who have completed…

Views about homosexuality High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,856. 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% 33% 19% 12% 7,856
Should be discouraged 52% 31% 11% 6% 2,533
Neither/both equally 35% 41% 14% 9% 437
Don't know 51% 29% 13% 7% 339

Marital status among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Views about homosexuality Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 7,860. 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% 10% 12% 4% 30% 7,860
Should be discouraged 51% 6% 16% 8% 19% 2,535
Neither/both equally 47% 7% 16% 6% 24% 437
Don't know 49% 4% 15% 10% 21% 337

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Views about homosexuality Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,859. 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% 7,859
Should be discouraged 31% 69% 2,534
Neither/both equally 28% 72% 437
Don't know 32% 68% 343

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 7,886. 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% 28% 7% < 1% 6% 2% 7,886
Should be discouraged 78% 16% 3% 1% 1% 1% 2,544
Neither/both equally 68% 24% 3% 2% 1% 2% 440
Don't know 69% 21% 5% 2% 2% 1% 344

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 7,886. 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 38% 45% 13% 4% < 1% 7,886
Should be discouraged 64% 28% 6% 2% < 1% 2,544
Neither/both equally 54% 37% 6% 2% 1% 440
Don't know 60% 30% 6% 2% 2% 344

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who pray…

Views about homosexuality At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,886. 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% 23% 10% 20% 1% 7,886
Should be discouraged 61% 20% 8% 9% 1% 2,544
Neither/both equally 60% 18% 8% 13% 2% 440
Don't know 59% 21% 6% 10% 4% 344

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 7,886. 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 6% 10% 13% 71% < 1% 7,886
Should be discouraged 14% 16% 17% 53% 1% 2,544
Neither/both equally 10% 13% 14% 62% 1% 440
Don't know 9% 8% 22% 57% 3% 344

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 7,886. 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 32% 11% 6% 50% 1% 7,886
Should be discouraged 37% 8% 5% 48% 2% 2,544
Neither/both equally 36% 10% 4% 48% 2% 440
Don't know 36% 10% 5% 42% 7% 344

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 7,886. 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 50% 20% 14% 14% 1% 7,886
Should be discouraged 57% 18% 10% 14% 1% 2,544
Neither/both equally 58% 19% 10% 10% 3% 440
Don't know 52% 16% 12% 17% 4% 344

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 7,886. 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% 15% 24% 1% 7,886
Should be discouraged 40% 17% 14% 28% 1% 2,544
Neither/both equally 42% 12% 17% 27% 2% 440
Don't know 34% 16% 13% 30% 7% 344

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 7,886. 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% 15% 55% 11% 2% 7,886
Should be discouraged 40% 6% 46% 6% 2% 2,544
Neither/both equally 34% 9% 46% 5% 7% 440
Don't know 29% 6% 53% 6% 6% 344

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 7,886. 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% 74% 1% 1% 7,886
Should be discouraged 41% 57% 1% 1% 2,544
Neither/both equally 33% 61% 4% 2% 440
Don't know 35% 56% 4% 5% 344

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 7,886. 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 17% 15% 14% 54% < 1% 7,886
Should be discouraged 37% 17% 14% 32% 1% 2,544
Neither/both equally 26% 14% 14% 45% 1% 440
Don't know 27% 14% 13% 44% 2% 344

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 7,886. 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% 32% 2% 40% 8% 7,886
Should be discouraged 44% 30% 3% 15% 7% 2,544
Neither/both equally 24% 33% 4% 19% 19% 440
Don't know 33% 27% 8% 16% 16% 344

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …in heaven

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,886. 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% 20% 7% 7,886
Should be discouraged 87% 8% 5% 2,544
Neither/both equally 80% 11% 9% 440
Don't know 79% 13% 8% 344

Belief in Hell among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …in hell

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,886. 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% 39% 8% 7,886
Should be discouraged 76% 17% 7% 2,544
Neither/both equally 58% 26% 15% 440
Don't know 63% 24% 13% 344

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who identify as…

Views about homosexuality Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,886. 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% 16% 53% 7,886
Should be discouraged 51% 16% 34% 2,544
Neither/both equally 41% 28% 30% 440
Don't know 35% 35% 30% 344

Political ideology among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Views about homosexuality Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,886. 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% 42% 29% 5% 7,886
Should be discouraged 53% 27% 14% 6% 2,544
Neither/both equally 43% 33% 15% 9% 440
Don't know 40% 28% 17% 15% 344

Views about size of government among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who would rather have…

Views about homosexuality Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,886. 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% 49% 3% 3% 7,886
Should be discouraged 59% 37% 2% 2% 2,544
Neither/both equally 61% 27% 7% 5% 440
Don't know 46% 36% 5% 13% 344

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 7,886. 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% 56% 3% 1% 7,886
Should be discouraged 57% 38% 3% 2% 2,544
Neither/both equally 51% 35% 11% 4% 440
Don't know 40% 42% 7% 11% 344

Views about abortion among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 7,886. 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% 29% 3% 7,886
Should be discouraged 37% 59% 4% 2,544
Neither/both equally 44% 44% 11% 440
Don't know 35% 45% 21% 344

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …same-sex marriage

Views about homosexuality Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,886. 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% 14% 5% 7,886
Should be discouraged 11% 83% 5% 2,544
Neither/both equally 25% 35% 40% 440
Don't know 23% 29% 48% 344

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 7,886. 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% 66% 1% 2% 7,886
Should be discouraged 53% 43% 2% 3% 2,544
Neither/both equally 41% 45% 8% 6% 440
Don't know 41% 41% 6% 12% 344

Views about human evolution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 7,886. 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% 30% 4% 23% 2% 7,886
Should be discouraged 17% 29% 3% 47% 5% 2,544
Neither/both equally 19% 30% 9% 34% 8% 440
Don't know 14% 23% 12% 33% 18% 344