Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,955. 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 54% 37% 4% 4% 20,955
2007 42% 46% 5% 6% 19,253

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Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Religious tradition Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 166. 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 91% 6% < 1% 2% 166
Catholic 66% 25% 4% 4% 4,173
Evangelical Protestant 32% 60% 5% 4% 6,541
Historically Black Protestant 49% 42% 6% 4% 1,423
Jehovah's Witness 11% 80% 4% 4% 203
Jewish 71% 25% 3% 1% 320
Mainline Protestant 63% 28% 5% 3% 3,532
Mormon 30% 62% 5% 3% 545
Muslim 40% 52% 4% 4% 152
Orthodox Christian 59% 38% 3% 1% 103
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 81% 13% 3% 2% 3,048

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are ages…

Views about homosexuality 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 11,170. 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% 34% 26% 15% 11,170
Should be discouraged 13% 32% 30% 25% 7,674
Neither/both equally 13% 36% 31% 20% 927
Don't know 10% 35% 29% 26% 719

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Views about homosexuality Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 11,170. 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% 15% 28% 31% 10% 1% 11,170
Should be discouraged 8% 10% 26% 36% 17% 2% 7,674
Neither/both equally 7% 12% 30% 36% 13% 2% 927
Don't know 6% 10% 30% 33% 19% 3% 719

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Views about homosexuality Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 11,360. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 40% 60% 11,360
Should be discouraged 49% 51% 7,864
Neither/both equally 48% 52% 960
Don't know 41% 59% 771

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who identify as…

Views about homosexuality White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 11,218. 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 62% 12% 3% 18% 5% 11,218
Should be discouraged 67% 15% 2% 12% 3% 7,759
Neither/both equally 60% 16% 2% 18% 5% 930
Don't know 63% 12% 2% 17% 5% 716

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Views about homosexuality Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 11,251. 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 16% 11% 73% 11,251
Should be discouraged 14% 7% 80% 7,761
Neither/both equally 15% 8% 77% 943
Don't know 18% 10% 72% 744

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 10,050. 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% 20% 26% 20% 10,050
Should be discouraged 37% 22% 27% 14% 6,688
Neither/both equally 35% 22% 26% 17% 787
Don't know 40% 22% 23% 15% 551

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who have completed…

Views about homosexuality High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 11,309. 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% 33% 18% 13% 11,309
Should be discouraged 46% 32% 14% 7% 7,811
Neither/both equally 38% 35% 17% 10% 951
Don't know 48% 32% 12% 8% 756

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Views about homosexuality Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 11,318. 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% 9% 14% 6% 26% 11,318
Should be discouraged 59% 3% 13% 10% 16% 7,827
Neither/both equally 51% 7% 14% 10% 18% 949
Don't know 53% 5% 13% 10% 19% 749

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Views about homosexuality Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 11,330. 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% 71% 11,330
Should be discouraged 29% 71% 7,826
Neither/both equally 30% 70% 954
Don't know 31% 69% 759

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 11,360. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 65% 20% 4% 1% 8% 2% 11,360
Should be discouraged 91% 7% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 7,864
Neither/both equally 82% 11% 2% 2% 2% 2% 960
Don't know 85% 10% 1% 2% 1% 1% 771

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 11,360. 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 55% 24% 9% 11% 1% 11,360
Should be discouraged 89% 8% 2% 2% < 1% 7,864
Neither/both equally 75% 16% 3% 4% 3% 960
Don't know 77% 15% 3% 2% 3% 771

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 11,360. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 33% 36% 30% < 1% 11,360
Should be discouraged 69% 20% 10% 1% 7,864
Neither/both equally 54% 28% 16% 1% 960
Don't know 54% 24% 19% 3% 771

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who pray…

Views about homosexuality At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,360. 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 60% 16% 5% 18% 1% 11,360
Should be discouraged 86% 9% 2% 3% 1% 7,864
Neither/both equally 78% 10% 2% 8% 2% 960
Don't know 79% 11% 2% 5% 3% 771

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 11,360. 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% 10% 9% 59% < 1% 11,360
Should be discouraged 56% 12% 8% 24% 1% 7,864
Neither/both equally 41% 10% 9% 38% 1% 960
Don't know 39% 10% 10% 38% 3% 771

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 11,360. 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% 9% 4% 37% 1% 11,360
Should be discouraged 61% 6% 2% 29% 2% 7,864
Neither/both equally 56% 7% 3% 31% 3% 960
Don't know 56% 7% 3% 29% 5% 771

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 11,360. 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% 9% 18% 1% 11,360
Should be discouraged 55% 14% 8% 21% 2% 7,864
Neither/both equally 56% 10% 9% 23% 2% 960
Don't know 54% 11% 7% 22% 5% 771

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 11,360. 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 28% 13% 47% 10% 3% 11,360
Should be discouraged 67% 4% 24% 3% 2% 7,864
Neither/both equally 49% 7% 35% 3% 6% 960
Don't know 50% 4% 33% 3% 10% 771

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 11,360. 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% 71% 1% 1% 11,360
Should be discouraged 54% 43% 2% 1% 7,864
Neither/both equally 38% 55% 4% 2% 960
Don't know 40% 52% 3% 5% 771

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 11,360. 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% 12% 9% 45% 1% 11,360
Should be discouraged 73% 8% 5% 13% 1% 7,864
Neither/both equally 57% 10% 7% 24% 1% 960
Don't know 57% 10% 8% 23% 2% 771

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 11,360. 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% 29% 2% 37% 7% 11,360
Should be discouraged 61% 24% 4% 6% 4% 7,864
Neither/both equally 36% 29% 6% 14% 14% 960
Don't know 43% 25% 10% 10% 12% 771

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …in heaven

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,360. 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% 22% 7% 11,360
Should be discouraged 87% 7% 6% 7,864
Neither/both equally 80% 9% 11% 960
Don't know 80% 7% 13% 771

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …in hell

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,360. 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% 11,360
Should be discouraged 81% 13% 6% 7,864
Neither/both equally 65% 20% 15% 960
Don't know 64% 18% 18% 771

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who identify as…

Views about homosexuality Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 11,360. 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% 17% 54% 11,360
Should be discouraged 55% 17% 28% 7,864
Neither/both equally 40% 29% 31% 960
Don't know 35% 35% 31% 771

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Views about homosexuality Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,360. 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% 38% 30% 5% 11,360
Should be discouraged 62% 22% 10% 6% 7,864
Neither/both equally 45% 32% 12% 10% 960
Don't know 43% 29% 11% 17% 771

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who would rather have…

Views about homosexuality Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,360. 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% 48% 4% 3% 11,360
Should be discouraged 64% 31% 2% 3% 7,864
Neither/both equally 55% 30% 8% 7% 960
Don't know 49% 33% 6% 13% 771

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 11,360. 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% 57% 4% 2% 11,360
Should be discouraged 57% 37% 4% 2% 7,864
Neither/both equally 45% 36% 16% 3% 960
Don't know 40% 41% 8% 11% 771

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 11,360. 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% 32% 4% 11,360
Should be discouraged 23% 74% 3% 7,864
Neither/both equally 35% 53% 12% 960
Don't know 27% 50% 23% 771

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Views about homosexuality Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,360. 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 77% 18% 6% 11,360
Should be discouraged 6% 90% 4% 7,864
Neither/both equally 21% 43% 35% 960
Don't know 17% 36% 47% 771

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 11,360. 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% 65% 2% 2% 11,360
Should be discouraged 52% 42% 3% 3% 7,864
Neither/both equally 41% 42% 11% 6% 960
Don't know 38% 43% 4% 15% 771

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 11,360. 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% 30% 4% 27% 3% 11,360
Should be discouraged 9% 22% 2% 62% 5% 7,864
Neither/both equally 13% 27% 6% 43% 12% 960
Don't know 11% 25% 7% 40% 16% 771