Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,093. 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 71% 23% 3% 3% 5,093
2007 57% 34% 4% 4% 4,813

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Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 75% 19% 3% 3% 1,175
Evangelical Protestant 49% 45% 4% 3% 957
Historically Black Protestant 62% 30% 5% 3% 210
Jewish 90% 10% < 1% < 1% 150
Mainline Protestant 70% 23% 4% 3% 1,041
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 87% 8% 3% 2% 1,191

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are ages…

Views about homosexuality 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,600. 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% 21% 10% 3,600
Should be discouraged 18% 34% 29% 20% 1,140
Neither/both equally 15% 47% 26% 11% 152
Don't know 20% 40% 22% 18% 116

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Views about homosexuality Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,600. 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 23% 18% 28% 25% 6% < 1% 3,600
Should be discouraged 10% 13% 29% 33% 14% 1% 1,140
Neither/both equally 8% 15% 39% 29% 9% < 1% 152
Don't know 8% 21% 31% 28% 10% 1% 116

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Views about homosexuality Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,643. 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% 54% 3,643
Should be discouraged 62% 38% 1,168
Neither/both equally 56% 44% 158
Don't know 48% 52% 124

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who identify as…

Views about homosexuality White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,607. 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 70% 9% 4% 13% 3% 3,607
Should be discouraged 67% 13% 4% 13% 3% 1,147
Neither/both equally 73% 9% 2% 16% < 1% 153
Don't know 53% 16% 5% 16% 10% 121

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Views about homosexuality Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,606. 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 13% 12% 75% 3,606
Should be discouraged 15% 8% 78% 1,149
Neither/both equally 15% 7% 78% 152
Don't know 22% 8% 70% 120

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,309. 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 30% 20% 27% 22% 3,309
Should be discouraged 35% 22% 27% 16% 1,026
Neither/both equally 34% 15% 36% 15% 132

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who have completed…

Views about homosexuality High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,633. 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% 33% 20% 14% 3,633
Should be discouraged 48% 30% 14% 7% 1,161
Neither/both equally 45% 34% 14% 7% 157
Don't know 50% 30% 14% 7% 123

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Views about homosexuality Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,636. 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% 10% 10% 3% 34% 3,636
Should be discouraged 54% 5% 15% 6% 20% 1,166
Neither/both equally 52% 5% 17% 4% 21% 158
Don't know 44% 4% 11% 14% 26% 122

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Views about homosexuality Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,632. 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% 3,632
Should be discouraged 33% 67% 1,164
Neither/both equally 25% 75% 157
Don't know 29% 71% 122

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,643. 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 48% 29% 8% < 1% 13% 2% 3,643
Should be discouraged 80% 16% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1,168
Neither/both equally 69% 22% 1% 3% 1% 5% 158
Don't know 61% 30% 6% 2% < 1% 1% 124

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,643. 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% 39% 16% 13% < 1% 3,643
Should be discouraged 65% 28% 5% 2% 1% 1,168
Neither/both equally 56% 31% 6% 7% < 1% 158
Don't know 60% 24% 12% 2% 1% 124

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,643. 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% 45% 36% < 1% 3,643
Should be discouraged 43% 40% 16% < 1% 1,168
Neither/both equally 26% 50% 24% 1% 158
Don't know 31% 42% 27% < 1% 124

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who pray…

Views about homosexuality At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,643. 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% 24% 10% 30% < 1% 3,643
Should be discouraged 65% 21% 7% 7% 1% 1,168
Neither/both equally 58% 21% 7% 11% 3% 158
Don't know 49% 27% 9% 13% 3% 124

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,643. 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% 9% 8% 74% < 1% 3,643
Should be discouraged 26% 17% 11% 45% 1% 1,168
Neither/both equally 15% 19% 10% 53% 3% 158
Don't know 12% 7% 19% 59% 3% 124

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,643. 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 26% 14% 6% 53% < 1% 3,643
Should be discouraged 34% 14% 4% 46% 1% 1,168
Neither/both equally 27% 15% 5% 51% 2% 158
Don't know 44% 14% 3% 34% 5% 124

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,643. 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% 25% 15% 19% < 1% 3,643
Should be discouraged 33% 24% 16% 25% 1% 1,168
Neither/both equally 31% 26% 20% 21% 1% 158
Don't know 38% 21% 16% 21% 4% 124

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,643. 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% 17% 55% 12% 1% 3,643
Should be discouraged 46% 6% 42% 5% 2% 1,168
Neither/both equally 36% 9% 43% 6% 6% 158
Don't know 32% 8% 48% 10% 3% 124

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,643. 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% 3,643
Should be discouraged 41% 56% 1% 2% 1,168
Neither/both equally 35% 58% 7% < 1% 158
Don't know 39% 57% 1% 3% 124

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,643. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 14% 13% 11% 61% < 1% 3,643
Should be discouraged 40% 20% 10% 30% < 1% 1,168
Neither/both equally 31% 18% 10% 40% 1% 158
Don't know 29% 21% 8% 41% 1% 124

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,643. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 14% 31% 1% 47% 7% 3,643
Should be discouraged 44% 36% 3% 13% 5% 1,168
Neither/both equally 30% 26% 8% 21% 16% 158
Don't know 34% 31% 6% 14% 16% 124

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …in heaven

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,643. 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 66% 27% 6% 3,643
Should be discouraged 88% 7% 5% 1,168
Neither/both equally 80% 10% 10% 158
Don't know 74% 19% 7% 124

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …in hell

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,643. 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% 44% 7% 3,643
Should be discouraged 78% 16% 6% 1,168
Neither/both equally 66% 18% 16% 158
Don't know 60% 23% 17% 124

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who identify as…

Views about homosexuality Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,643. 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% 15% 54% 3,643
Should be discouraged 54% 14% 31% 1,168
Neither/both equally 41% 31% 28% 158
Don't know 41% 30% 28% 124

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Views about homosexuality Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,643. 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 23% 41% 32% 4% 3,643
Should be discouraged 58% 25% 12% 5% 1,168
Neither/both equally 42% 24% 17% 17% 158
Don't know 36% 29% 20% 14% 124

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who would rather have…

Views about homosexuality Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,643. 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% 48% 3% 3% 3,643
Should be discouraged 62% 34% 1% 2% 1,168
Neither/both equally 61% 24% 8% 7% 158
Don't know 53% 35% 3% 10% 124

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,643. 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% 3,643
Should be discouraged 58% 38% 2% 2% 1,168
Neither/both equally 45% 41% 10% 4% 158
Don't know 42% 45% 2% 11% 124

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,643. 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 70% 28% 2% 3,643
Should be discouraged 34% 62% 4% 1,168
Neither/both equally 31% 58% 11% 158
Don't know 40% 44% 16% 124

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Views about homosexuality Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,643. 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% 13% 4% 3,643
Should be discouraged 12% 83% 5% 1,168
Neither/both equally 24% 42% 34% 158
Don't know 21% 32% 47% 124

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,643. 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% 69% 2% 1% 3,643
Should be discouraged 53% 43% 1% 3% 1,168
Neither/both equally 37% 49% 9% 5% 158
Don't know 51% 37% 1% 11% 124

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,643. 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 48% 26% 4% 20% 2% 3,643
Should be discouraged 13% 28% 3% 51% 6% 1,168
Neither/both equally 23% 26% 6% 35% 10% 158
Don't know 21% 20% 11% 39% 10% 124