Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 2,945. 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 55% 38% 4% 3% 2,945
2007 41% 48% 5% 5% 3,086

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Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 65% 27% 3% 4% 593
Evangelical Protestant 42% 51% 4% 3% 1,044
Historically Black Protestant 56% 35% 5% 3% 265
Mainline Protestant 59% 33% 5% 2% 551
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 64% 29% 5% 2% 189

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are ages…

Views about homosexuality 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,534. 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% 20% 10% 1,534
Should be discouraged 19% 34% 27% 20% 1,128
Neither/both equally 16% 35% 32% 17% 128

Generational cohort among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Views about homosexuality Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,534. 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% 16% 32% 23% 6% 1% 1,534
Should be discouraged 10% 15% 28% 33% 13% 1% 1,128
Neither/both equally 6% 15% 31% 38% 8% 3% 128

Gender composition among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Views about homosexuality Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,559. 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% 61% 1,559
Should be discouraged 52% 48% 1,161
Neither/both equally 45% 55% 130

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who identify as…

Views about homosexuality White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 50% 17% 5% 24% 3% 1,543
Should be discouraged 63% 18% 3% 14% 3% 1,141
Neither/both equally 60% 16% < 1% 21% 3% 122

Immigrant status among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Views about homosexuality Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,540. 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% 12% 66% 1,540
Should be discouraged 13% 6% 81% 1,140
Neither/both equally 19% 8% 73% 127

Income distribution among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,399. 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% 19% 25% 16% 1,399
Should be discouraged 39% 19% 27% 15% 1,007
Neither/both equally 37% 18% 30% 16% 108

Educational distribution among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,549. 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% 32% 14% 12% 1,549
Should be discouraged 48% 32% 13% 6% 1,157
Neither/both equally 40% 34% 18% 8% 130

Marital status among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Views about homosexuality Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,556. 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% 9% 14% 5% 31% 1,556
Should be discouraged 55% 4% 14% 6% 21% 1,158
Neither/both equally 59% 1% 9% 8% 22% 130

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Views about homosexuality Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 37% 63% 1,554
Should be discouraged 35% 65% 1,158
Neither/both equally 34% 66% 129

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,559. 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 72% 22% 3% < 1% 2% 1% 1,559
Should be discouraged 86% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,161
Neither/both equally 86% 10% < 1% 2% 1% 1% 130

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,559. 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 69% 27% 3% 1% < 1% 1,559
Should be discouraged 85% 13% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,161
Neither/both equally 75% 22% 1% < 1% 3% 130

Attendance at religious services among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,559. 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% 7% < 1% 1,559
Should be discouraged 60% 35% 4% < 1% 1,161
Neither/both equally 49% 44% 6% 1% 130

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who pray…

Views about homosexuality At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,559. 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 69% 20% 5% 5% < 1% 1,559
Should be discouraged 81% 14% 2% 2% 1% 1,161
Neither/both equally 79% 14% 2% 5% 1% 130

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,559. 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% 15% 4% 36% 1% 1,559
Should be discouraged 49% 12% 3% 34% 2% 1,161
Neither/both equally 48% 13% 5% 30% 4% 130

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month 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 = 1,559. 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% 19% 9% 6% < 1% 1,559
Should be discouraged 74% 17% 5% 4% < 1% 1,161
Neither/both equally 70% 25% 4% 1% 1% 130

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,559. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 46% 23% 13% 18% < 1% 1,559
Should be discouraged 46% 20% 12% 21% 2% 1,161
Neither/both equally 51% 14% 16% 18% 1% 130

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,559. 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% 42% 9% 2% 1,559
Should be discouraged 63% 5% 26% 4% 2% 1,161
Neither/both equally 47% 10% 32% 2% 8% 130

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,559. 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% 69% 1% 1% 1,559
Should be discouraged 48% 49% 1% 1% 1,161
Neither/both equally 45% 50% 5% < 1% 130

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,559. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 44% 28% 9% 18% 1% 1,559
Should be discouraged 65% 21% 6% 7% 1% 1,161
Neither/both equally 58% 20% 5% 17% < 1% 130

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,559. 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% 38% 2% 20% 7% 1,559
Should be discouraged 61% 26% 3% 5% 5% 1,161
Neither/both equally 40% 38% 6% 11% 5% 130

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who …in heaven

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,559. 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 85% 11% 5% 1,559
Should be discouraged 90% 5% 5% 1,161
Neither/both equally 85% 4% 11% 130

Belief in Hell among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who …in hell

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,559. 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% 27% 5% 1,559
Should be discouraged 84% 10% 6% 1,161
Neither/both equally 73% 13% 14% 130

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who identify as…

Views about homosexuality Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,559. 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% 15% 53% 1,559
Should be discouraged 54% 15% 30% 1,161
Neither/both equally 38% 27% 34% 130

Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Views about homosexuality Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,559. 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% 39% 26% 5% 1,559
Should be discouraged 58% 24% 12% 6% 1,161
Neither/both equally 37% 33% 20% 9% 130

Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,559. 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% 53% 3% 2% 1,559
Should be discouraged 60% 35% 2% 2% 1,161
Neither/both equally 57% 28% 8% 6% 130

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,559. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 40% 56% 3% 1% 1,559
Should be discouraged 57% 39% 3% 2% 1,161
Neither/both equally 39% 39% 21% 1% 130

Views about abortion among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,559. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 56% 42% 2% 1,559
Should be discouraged 24% 73% 3% 1,161
Neither/both equally 42% 54% 4% 130

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,559. 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 72% 22% 6% 1,559
Should be discouraged 9% 87% 5% 1,161
Neither/both equally 23% 40% 36% 130

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,559. 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% 62% 1% 2% 1,559
Should be discouraged 50% 45% 2% 2% 1,161
Neither/both equally 37% 46% 11% 6% 130

Views about human evolution among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,559. 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% 35% 4% 32% 3% 1,559
Should be discouraged 12% 23% 2% 59% 4% 1,161
Neither/both equally 14% 25% 6% 46% 9% 130