Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,792. 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 77% 17% 3% 3% 6,792
2007 68% 23% 4% 4% 5,816

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Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by religious group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 77% 17% 3% 3% 1,854
Evangelical Protestant 62% 29% 5% 4% 827
Historically Black Protestant 67% 26% 4% 3% 175
Jewish 89% 9% 2% < 1% 231
Mainline Protestant 78% 16% 3% 2% 1,550
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 84% 11% 2% 3% 1,614

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are ages…

Views about homosexuality 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,165. 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 27% 36% 24% 13% 5,165
Should be discouraged 15% 34% 27% 24% 1,124
Neither/both equally 14% 40% 30% 16% 207
Don't know 9% 36% 29% 25% 178

Generational cohort among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Views about homosexuality Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,165. 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% 18% 28% 28% 8% < 1% 5,165
Should be discouraged 8% 12% 30% 32% 15% 3% 1,124
Neither/both equally 8% 14% 31% 35% 10% 1% 207
Don't know 3% 16% 27% 37% 16% 1% 178

Gender composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Views about homosexuality Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,246. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 47% 53% 5,246
Should be discouraged 69% 31% 1,144
Neither/both equally 62% 38% 217
Don't know 59% 41% 185

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

Views about homosexuality White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,203. 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% 6% 5% 18% 3% 5,203
Should be discouraged 61% 9% 3% 24% 3% 1,138
Neither/both equally 61% 7% 6% 23% 3% 211
Don't know 53% 6% 4% 30% 7% 179

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Views about homosexuality Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,192. 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% 11% 71% 5,192
Should be discouraged 25% 7% 68% 1,127
Neither/both equally 23% 9% 67% 209
Don't know 32% 9% 59% 176

Income distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 4,670. 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% 19% 27% 22% 4,670
Should be discouraged 42% 21% 21% 16% 997
Neither/both equally 37% 21% 21% 21% 173
Don't know 47% 19% 20% 13% 144

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who have completed…

Views about homosexuality High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,230. 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% 31% 18% 13% 5,230
Should be discouraged 59% 23% 11% 6% 1,132
Neither/both equally 44% 29% 15% 11% 214
Don't know 57% 26% 9% 8% 184

Marital status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Views about homosexuality Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,230. 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% 11% 11% 4% 28% 5,230
Should be discouraged 51% 7% 13% 8% 20% 1,135
Neither/both equally 47% 8% 18% 6% 21% 217
Don't know 42% 8% 16% 11% 23% 184

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Views about homosexuality Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,233. 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% 5,233
Should be discouraged 28% 72% 1,142
Neither/both equally 30% 70% 215
Don't know 26% 74% 184

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 5,246. 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 24% 47% 21% 8% 1% 5,246
Should be discouraged 41% 41% 13% 4% 1% 1,144
Neither/both equally 33% 50% 12% 4% 1% 217
Don't know 37% 42% 14% 5% 2% 185

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who attend religious services…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,246. 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% 43% 39% < 1% 5,246
Should be discouraged 32% 38% 30% 1% 1,144
Neither/both equally 18% 50% 32% 1% 217
Don't know 23% 40% 36% 1% 185

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who pray…

Views about homosexuality At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,246. 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% 25% 12% 30% < 1% 5,246
Should be discouraged 41% 25% 10% 23% 1% 1,144
Neither/both equally 40% 22% 13% 24% 2% 217
Don't know 44% 22% 8% 22% 5% 185

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 5,246. 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 8% 7% 7% 77% < 1% 5,246
Should be discouraged 21% 11% 8% 59% 1% 1,144
Neither/both equally 13% 6% 13% 67% 1% 217
Don't know 13% 5% 11% 70% 1% 185

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 5,246. 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 30% 11% 5% 53% 1% 5,246
Should be discouraged 35% 11% 6% 46% 2% 1,144
Neither/both equally 27% 14% 6% 50% 3% 217
Don't know 44% 11% 5% 37% 2% 185

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 5,246. 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 42% 20% 16% 21% 1% 5,246
Should be discouraged 45% 16% 13% 25% 1% 1,144
Neither/both equally 48% 18% 11% 21% 2% 217
Don't know 40% 22% 10% 22% 5% 185

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 5,246. 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 42% 18% 17% 23% 1% 5,246
Should be discouraged 40% 15% 15% 29% 2% 1,144
Neither/both equally 46% 10% 17% 23% 4% 217
Don't know 40% 16% 17% 20% 6% 185

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 5,246. 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 11% 16% 59% 13% 2% 5,246
Should be discouraged 29% 8% 51% 10% 2% 1,144
Neither/both equally 19% 14% 57% 4% 5% 217
Don't know 19% 9% 54% 9% 8% 185

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 5,246. 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 22% 76% 1% 1% 5,246
Should be discouraged 34% 64% 1% 1% 1,144
Neither/both equally 26% 71% 3% < 1% 217
Don't know 30% 60% 2% 9% 185

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 5,246. 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 12% 10% 10% 68% < 1% 5,246
Should be discouraged 28% 11% 9% 51% 1% 1,144
Neither/both equally 17% 10% 12% 59% 1% 217
Don't know 20% 16% 8% 53% 4% 185

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 5,246. 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 11% 26% 1% 54% 8% 5,246
Should be discouraged 32% 32% 3% 26% 7% 1,144
Neither/both equally 16% 38% 2% 27% 17% 217
Don't know 29% 23% 7% 24% 17% 185

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …in heaven

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,246. 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% 23% 9% 5,246
Should be discouraged 78% 14% 8% 1,144
Neither/both equally 74% 16% 10% 217
Don't know 62% 22% 16% 185

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …in hell

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,246. 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% 45% 9% 5,246
Should be discouraged 64% 28% 9% 1,144
Neither/both equally 49% 37% 14% 217
Don't know 49% 32% 19% 185

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

Views about homosexuality Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,246. 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% 18% 53% 5,246
Should be discouraged 46% 20% 34% 1,144
Neither/both equally 36% 36% 28% 217
Don't know 35% 31% 35% 185

Political ideology among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Views about homosexuality Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,246. 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% 42% 32% 5% 5,246
Should be discouraged 47% 27% 20% 6% 1,144
Neither/both equally 28% 41% 20% 12% 217
Don't know 39% 34% 18% 9% 185

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who would rather have…

Views about homosexuality Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,246. 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% 48% 3% 3% 5,246
Should be discouraged 57% 39% 2% 3% 1,144
Neither/both equally 54% 34% 7% 5% 217
Don't know 45% 40% 7% 8% 185

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 5,246. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 39% 57% 3% 1% 5,246
Should be discouraged 57% 39% 3% 2% 1,144
Neither/both equally 52% 36% 7% 5% 217
Don't know 42% 44% 6% 8% 185

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 5,246. 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 71% 27% 3% 5,246
Should be discouraged 39% 56% 5% 1,144
Neither/both equally 50% 39% 10% 217
Don't know 41% 39% 20% 185

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …same-sex marriage

Views about homosexuality Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,246. 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% 11% 5% 5,246
Should be discouraged 15% 78% 7% 1,144
Neither/both equally 31% 32% 37% 217
Don't know 18% 36% 47% 185

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 5,246. 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% 67% 2% 2% 5,246
Should be discouraged 53% 42% 2% 3% 1,144
Neither/both equally 35% 51% 8% 6% 217
Don't know 43% 37% 4% 16% 185

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 5,246. 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% 25% 5% 16% 2% 5,246
Should be discouraged 29% 26% 4% 36% 5% 1,144
Neither/both equally 28% 29% 12% 22% 9% 217
Don't know 25% 20% 13% 23% 19% 185