Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,883. 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 59% 33% 4% 4% 2,883
2007 47% 42% 5% 6% 2,830

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Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by religious group

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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% 5% 4% 730
Evangelical Protestant 41% 48% 6% 6% 781
Historically Black Protestant 60% 32% 4% 5% 182
Mainline Protestant 67% 26% 2% 4% 627
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 79% 14% 4% 4% 233

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are ages…

Views about homosexuality 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,688. 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% 34% 22% 15% 1,688
Should be discouraged 15% 34% 30% 21% 894
Neither/both equally 17% 41% 23% 19% 128
Don't know 14% 35% 27% 24% 117

Generational cohort among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Views about homosexuality Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,688. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 18% 18% 26% 27% 10% 1% 1,688
Should be discouraged 9% 10% 30% 35% 14% 1% 894
Neither/both equally 8% 16% 34% 28% 13% 1% 128
Don't know 8% 15% 26% 30% 18% 3% 117

Gender composition among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Views about homosexuality Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,715. 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% 59% 1,715
Should be discouraged 59% 41% 911
Neither/both equally 53% 47% 134
Don't know 49% 51% 123

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who identify as…

Views about homosexuality White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,702. 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 61% 12% 5% 17% 4% 1,702
Should be discouraged 68% 12% 6% 10% 4% 900
Neither/both equally 59% 9% 11% 18% 3% 129
Don't know 49% 13% 12% 21% 5% 120

Immigrant status among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Views about homosexuality Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,692. 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% 10% 71% 1,692
Should be discouraged 17% 7% 76% 905
Neither/both equally 25% 8% 67% 130
Don't know 23% 9% 68% 117

Income distribution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,544. 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% 19% 27% 19% 1,544
Should be discouraged 30% 23% 29% 18% 798
Neither/both equally 30% 20% 32% 19% 108

Educational distribution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who have completed…

Views about homosexuality High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,706. 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% 1,706
Should be discouraged 45% 32% 14% 9% 904
Neither/both equally 30% 31% 20% 19% 134
Don't know 55% 21% 16% 8% 121

Marital status among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Views about homosexuality Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,708. 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% 9% 12% 6% 30% 1,708
Should be discouraged 60% 2% 11% 8% 18% 910
Neither/both equally 55% 7% 13% 10% 15% 134
Don't know 45% 10% 12% 11% 23% 123

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Views about homosexuality Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,710. 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% 68% 1,710
Should be discouraged 31% 69% 908
Neither/both equally 36% 64% 133
Don't know 29% 71% 123

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,715. 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 67% 24% 4% 1% 3% 1% 1,715
Should be discouraged 86% 11% 1% 1% 1% 1% 911
Neither/both equally 75% 23% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 134
Don't know 75% 15% 3% 4% 2% < 1% 123

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,715. 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 59% 33% 5% 2% < 1% 1,715
Should be discouraged 78% 18% 2% 2% < 1% 911
Neither/both equally 67% 24% 3% 1% 5% 134
Don't know 68% 20% 4% 2% 5% 123

Attendance at religious services among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,715. 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% 61% 8% < 1% 1,715
Should be discouraged 46% 49% 5% < 1% 911
Neither/both equally 40% 49% 10% 1% 134
Don't know 31% 59% 5% 4% 123

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who pray…

Views about homosexuality At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,715. 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 61% 22% 7% 9% < 1% 1,715
Should be discouraged 75% 15% 4% 4% 1% 911
Neither/both equally 73% 10% 8% 9% < 1% 134
Don't know 62% 22% 7% 6% 3% 123

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,715. 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% 12% 9% 40% 1% 1,715
Should be discouraged 41% 7% 8% 40% 3% 911
Neither/both equally 39% 9% 4% 46% 3% 134
Don't know 41% 17% 11% 26% 5% 123

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,715. 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 59% 18% 14% 7% 1% 1,715
Should be discouraged 64% 14% 12% 9% 1% 911
Neither/both equally 68% 14% 12% 3% 3% 134
Don't know 56% 19% 15% 10% < 1% 123

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,715. 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% 17% 17% 19% 1% 1,715
Should be discouraged 38% 16% 16% 27% 2% 911
Neither/both equally 43% 12% 19% 23% 3% 134
Don't know 33% 14% 19% 30% 4% 123

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,715. 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% 15% 46% 9% 2% 1,715
Should be discouraged 54% 5% 35% 6% 1% 911
Neither/both equally 41% 11% 37% 2% 9% 134
Don't know 35% 3% 47% 8% 7% 123

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,715. 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% 70% 1% 1% 1,715
Should be discouraged 50% 49% 1% < 1% 911
Neither/both equally 41% 55% 3% < 1% 134
Don't know 28% 65% 4% 4% 123

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,715. 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% 19% 27% 27% < 1% 1,715
Should be discouraged 46% 17% 22% 14% 1% 911
Neither/both equally 39% 16% 21% 23% 2% 134
Don't know 35% 20% 21% 22% 3% 123

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,715. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 24% 40% 2% 26% 7% 1,715
Should be discouraged 52% 32% 3% 9% 4% 911
Neither/both equally 30% 34% 8% 13% 15% 134
Don't know 40% 26% 5% 13% 15% 123

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who …in heaven

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,715. 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 81% 13% 6% 1,715
Should be discouraged 89% 7% 4% 911
Neither/both equally 79% 9% 12% 134
Don't know 76% 17% 7% 123

Belief in Hell among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who …in hell

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,715. 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 61% 32% 7% 1,715
Should be discouraged 81% 13% 6% 911
Neither/both equally 62% 22% 16% 134
Don't know 63% 21% 16% 123

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who identify as…

Views about homosexuality Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,715. 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% 16% 51% 1,715
Should be discouraged 56% 15% 29% 911
Neither/both equally 42% 36% 22% 134
Don't know 35% 37% 28% 123

Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Views about homosexuality Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,715. 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% 43% 24% 4% 1,715
Should be discouraged 60% 24% 11% 4% 911
Neither/both equally 47% 32% 10% 11% 134
Don't know 39% 25% 11% 25% 123

Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who would rather have…

Views about homosexuality Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,715. 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% 50% 3% 3% 1,715
Should be discouraged 64% 33% 1% 2% 911
Neither/both equally 65% 23% 8% 4% 134
Don't know 41% 40% 3% 15% 123

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,715. 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% 56% 4% 1% 1,715
Should be discouraged 59% 37% 2% 2% 911
Neither/both equally 49% 35% 10% 6% 134
Don't know 45% 41% 8% 7% 123

Views about abortion among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,715. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 64% 33% 2% 1,715
Should be discouraged 31% 66% 3% 911
Neither/both equally 31% 57% 12% 134
Don't know 32% 47% 21% 123

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who …same-sex marriage

Views about homosexuality Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,715. 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 75% 20% 6% 1,715
Should be discouraged 9% 87% 4% 911
Neither/both equally 22% 46% 32% 134
Don't know 20% 31% 49% 123

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,715. 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% 66% 2% 2% 1,715
Should be discouraged 56% 41% 1% 2% 911
Neither/both equally 39% 51% 4% 6% 134
Don't know 46% 39% 4% 10% 123

Views about human evolution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,715. 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% 36% 4% 27% 2% 1,715
Should be discouraged 12% 24% 2% 57% 5% 911
Neither/both equally 16% 26% 10% 37% 10% 134
Don't know 15% 20% 8% 40% 17% 123