Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,395. 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 75% 18% 3% 3% 20,395
2007 61% 28% 5% 5% 20,841

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Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who say homosexuality…

Religious tradition Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 160. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 88% 10% 2% 1% 160
Catholic 75% 18% 3% 3% 4,669
Evangelical Protestant 53% 38% 5% 4% 2,790
Hindu 83% 11% 4% 2% 119
Historically Black Protestant 66% 25% 5% 3% 572
Jewish 89% 9% 2% < 1% 548
Mainline Protestant 72% 20% 5% 3% 3,642
Mormon 65% 30% 4% 1% 116
Orthodox Christian 79% 18% 1% 2% 109
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 85% 10% 2% 2% 6,810

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are ages…

Views about homosexuality 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 15,143. 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% 35% 24% 14% 15,143
Should be discouraged 13% 30% 31% 26% 3,676
Neither/both equally 14% 38% 29% 19% 671
Don't know 13% 32% 30% 25% 560

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Views about homosexuality Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 15,143. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 17% 18% 27% 28% 8% 1% 15,143
Should be discouraged 7% 10% 26% 37% 17% 3% 3,676
Neither/both equally 7% 13% 32% 34% 13% 1% 671
Don't know 6% 12% 27% 36% 16% 2% 560

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Views about homosexuality Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 15,363. 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% 52% 15,363
Should be discouraged 65% 35% 3,746
Neither/both equally 61% 39% 695
Don't know 54% 46% 591

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who identify as…

Views about homosexuality White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 15,192. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 72% 7% 4% 13% 4% 15,192
Should be discouraged 71% 10% 3% 12% 4% 3,699
Neither/both equally 71% 10% 2% 14% 4% 678
Don't know 67% 8% 4% 14% 8% 558

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Views about homosexuality Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 15,209. 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% 15,209
Should be discouraged 12% 8% 80% 3,680
Neither/both equally 11% 11% 78% 678
Don't know 16% 10% 73% 569

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 13,673. 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% 23% 13,673
Should be discouraged 38% 22% 25% 15% 3,220
Neither/both equally 37% 19% 25% 18% 573
Don't know 44% 21% 20% 15% 434

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who have completed…

Views about homosexuality High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 15,310. 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% 32% 20% 13% 15,310
Should be discouraged 54% 29% 11% 6% 3,723
Neither/both equally 47% 32% 13% 8% 685
Don't know 53% 31% 10% 6% 580

Marital status among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Views about homosexuality Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 15,310. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 44% 10% 12% 4% 30% 15,310
Should be discouraged 49% 6% 14% 10% 20% 3,725
Neither/both equally 45% 8% 16% 8% 22% 690
Don't know 47% 6% 15% 11% 22% 577

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Views about homosexuality Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 15,318. 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 27% 73% 15,318
Should be discouraged 24% 76% 3,737
Neither/both equally 24% 76% 691
Don't know 24% 76% 588

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,363. 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% 27% 9% 1% 19% 3% 15,363
Should be discouraged 69% 18% 5% 1% 5% 2% 3,746
Neither/both equally 60% 21% 5% 2% 7% 5% 695
Don't know 61% 21% 7% 2% 5% 4% 591

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,363. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 25% 33% 20% 21% 1% 15,363
Should be discouraged 54% 28% 10% 7% 1% 3,746
Neither/both equally 45% 33% 9% 12% 1% 695
Don't know 46% 30% 12% 9% 3% 591

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,363. 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 10% 38% 52% < 1% 15,363
Should be discouraged 23% 39% 38% 1% 3,746
Neither/both equally 16% 41% 42% 1% 695
Don't know 19% 33% 46% 3% 591

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who pray…

Views about homosexuality At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,363. 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% 18% 8% 42% 1% 15,363
Should be discouraged 52% 19% 8% 21% 1% 3,746
Neither/both equally 47% 17% 7% 28% 1% 695
Don't know 50% 17% 7% 23% 4% 591

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,363. 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% 9% 5% 57% 1% 15,363
Should be discouraged 32% 6% 4% 56% 2% 3,746
Neither/both equally 32% 7% 4% 55% 2% 695
Don't know 36% 7% 3% 49% 5% 591

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,363. 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% 18% 12% 24% 1% 15,363
Should be discouraged 50% 14% 10% 24% 2% 3,746
Neither/both equally 52% 14% 9% 22% 3% 695
Don't know 47% 13% 11% 23% 6% 591

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,363. 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% 16% 14% 26% 1% 15,363
Should be discouraged 38% 14% 13% 33% 2% 3,746
Neither/both equally 39% 12% 14% 32% 2% 695
Don't know 42% 11% 12% 31% 4% 591

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,363. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 12% 16% 57% 13% 2% 15,363
Should be discouraged 35% 6% 50% 7% 2% 3,746
Neither/both equally 25% 9% 54% 7% 5% 695
Don't know 26% 5% 52% 8% 9% 591

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,363. 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% 15,363
Should be discouraged 39% 58% 1% 1% 3,746
Neither/both equally 29% 62% 6% 2% 695
Don't know 31% 60% 3% 6% 591

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,363. 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 9% 8% 8% 75% < 1% 15,363
Should be discouraged 25% 10% 9% 55% 1% 3,746
Neither/both equally 19% 9% 10% 61% 1% 695
Don't know 20% 8% 10% 60% 2% 591

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,363. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 11% 23% 1% 58% 7% 15,363
Should be discouraged 37% 29% 3% 24% 7% 3,746
Neither/both equally 20% 26% 4% 30% 20% 695
Don't know 25% 23% 9% 26% 17% 591

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who …in heaven

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,363. 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% 35% 8% 15,363
Should be discouraged 79% 14% 6% 3,746
Neither/both equally 69% 18% 13% 695
Don't know 70% 15% 14% 591

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who …in hell

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,363. 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% 52% 8% 15,363
Should be discouraged 67% 25% 8% 3,746
Neither/both equally 51% 32% 16% 695
Don't know 51% 30% 19% 591

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who identify as…

Views about homosexuality Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 15,363. 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% 18% 55% 15,363
Should be discouraged 52% 17% 31% 3,746
Neither/both equally 39% 30% 31% 695
Don't know 36% 32% 31% 591

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who are…

Views about homosexuality Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,363. 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% 39% 35% 6% 15,363
Should be discouraged 51% 27% 15% 7% 3,746
Neither/both equally 40% 30% 15% 14% 695
Don't know 35% 33% 17% 15% 591

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who would rather have…

Views about homosexuality Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,363. 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% 46% 3% 3% 15,363
Should be discouraged 63% 31% 2% 4% 3,746
Neither/both equally 58% 26% 7% 8% 695
Don't know 49% 31% 6% 14% 591

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,363. 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% 3% 1% 15,363
Should be discouraged 59% 36% 3% 2% 3,746
Neither/both equally 52% 33% 11% 5% 695
Don't know 41% 43% 4% 12% 591

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,363. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 74% 23% 3% 15,363
Should be discouraged 39% 56% 5% 3,746
Neither/both equally 43% 42% 15% 695
Don't know 41% 38% 21% 591

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who …same-sex marriage

Views about homosexuality Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,363. 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% 15,363
Should be discouraged 11% 84% 5% 3,746
Neither/both equally 28% 34% 38% 695
Don't know 21% 32% 47% 591

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,363. 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% 68% 2% 2% 15,363
Should be discouraged 53% 42% 2% 3% 3,746
Neither/both equally 43% 41% 9% 7% 695
Don't know 40% 41% 5% 13% 591

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 15,363. 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 54% 23% 4% 17% 2% 15,363
Should be discouraged 22% 27% 4% 42% 6% 3,746
Neither/both equally 24% 28% 9% 29% 11% 695
Don't know 22% 22% 12% 27% 17% 591