Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never pray

% of adults who seldom or never pray who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,123. 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 84% 11% 3% 2% 8,123
2007 70% 21% 4% 4% 6,160

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Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never pray by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 81% 16% 2% 1% 893
Evangelical Protestant 63% 30% 5% 2% 326
Jewish 93% 4% 2% 1% 408
Mainline Protestant 76% 16% 6% 3% 903
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 88% 8% 2% 2% 4,941

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are ages…

Views about homosexuality 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,802. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 36% 35% 18% 11% 6,802
Should be discouraged 17% 32% 28% 22% 848
Neither/both equally 18% 37% 26% 19% 218
Don't know 21% 32% 29% 18% 130

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Views about homosexuality Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,802. 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% 21% 26% 22% 7% 1% 6,802
Should be discouraged 11% 11% 28% 34% 14% 2% 848
Neither/both equally 6% 18% 31% 31% 12% 3% 218
Don't know 9% 16% 28% 33% 11% 2% 130

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Views about homosexuality Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,902. 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% 39% 6,902
Should be discouraged 86% 14% 863
Neither/both equally 76% 24% 222
Don't know 71% 29% 136

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray who identify as…

Views about homosexuality White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,822. 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% 4% 6% 12% 3% 6,822
Should be discouraged 70% 8% 6% 13% 3% 855
Neither/both equally 75% 5% 2% 14% 4% 216
Don't know 71% 2% 12% 8% 6% 128

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Views about homosexuality Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,826. 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% 14% 73% 6,826
Should be discouraged 16% 8% 76% 846
Neither/both equally 15% 11% 74% 219
Don't know 16% 11% 74% 133

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,214. 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% 19% 29% 26% 6,214
Should be discouraged 32% 25% 25% 18% 762
Neither/both equally 35% 25% 25% 15% 191
Don't know 32% 30% 23% 15% 103

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray who have completed…

Views about homosexuality High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,879. 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% 31% 23% 15% 6,879
Should be discouraged 59% 24% 10% 7% 855
Neither/both equally 45% 35% 12% 8% 222
Don't know 53% 35% 8% 3% 136

Marital status among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Views about homosexuality Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,876. 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% 11% 9% 3% 37% 6,876
Should be discouraged 45% 7% 15% 7% 26% 857
Neither/both equally 44% 9% 15% 10% 22% 221
Don't know 37% 6% 18% 8% 31% 132

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Views about homosexuality Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,879. 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% 76% 6,879
Should be discouraged 22% 78% 861
Neither/both equally 25% 75% 222
Don't know 20% 80% 133

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,902. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 14% 24% 14% 1% 41% 7% 6,902
Should be discouraged 30% 31% 13% 1% 20% 6% 863
Neither/both equally 33% 23% 9% 3% 21% 10% 222
Don't know 22% 25% 20% 5% 18% 9% 136

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

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,902. 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 5% 22% 31% 42% < 1% 6,902
Should be discouraged 16% 32% 28% 24% 1% 863
Neither/both equally 17% 28% 22% 29% 3% 222
Don't know 12% 22% 35% 28% 4% 136

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,902. 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 3% 25% 72% < 1% 6,902
Should be discouraged 8% 29% 63% < 1% 863
Neither/both equally 6% 27% 67% < 1% 222
Don't know 9% 22% 66% 4% 136

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

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

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,902. 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 1% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 6,902
Should be discouraged 3% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 863
Neither/both equally 4% 3% 5% 87% 1% 222
Don't know 4% 1% 5% 87% 3% 136

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,902. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 16% 9% 6% 68% 1% 6,902
Should be discouraged 16% 5% 4% 74% 1% 863
Neither/both equally 19% 8% 3% 67% 2% 222
Don't know 20% 6% 4% 65% 4% 136

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

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,902. 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% 17% 13% 39% 2% 6,902
Should be discouraged 25% 10% 14% 50% 1% 863
Neither/both equally 36% 9% 10% 40% 4% 222
Don't know 22% 10% 9% 53% 5% 136

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

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,902. 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% 17% 15% 26% 1% 6,902
Should be discouraged 28% 13% 16% 43% 1% 863
Neither/both equally 40% 9% 16% 32% 2% 222
Don't know 35% 9% 15% 35% 5% 136

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

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,902. 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 3% 19% 57% 20% 2% 6,902
Should be discouraged 13% 8% 65% 13% 2% 863
Neither/both equally 12% 11% 60% 13% 4% 222
Don't know 8% 6% 61% 15% 10% 136

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

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,902. 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% 81% 1% 1% 6,902
Should be discouraged 29% 70% < 1% < 1% 863
Neither/both equally 25% 67% 6% 3% 222
Don't know 25% 64% 3% 7% 136

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,902. 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 2% 3% 5% 90% < 1% 6,902
Should be discouraged 5% 4% 5% 85% < 1% 863
Neither/both equally 6% 2% 8% 84% 1% 222
Don't know 4% 1% 4% 88% 3% 136

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,902. 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 4% 9% < 1% 81% 5% 6,902
Should be discouraged 21% 18% 1% 51% 8% 863
Neither/both equally 12% 17% 1% 53% 17% 222
Don't know 9% 11% 5% 50% 25% 136

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray who …in heaven

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,902. 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% 62% 8% 6,902
Should be discouraged 52% 37% 11% 863
Neither/both equally 45% 39% 16% 222
Don't know 33% 43% 24% 136

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray who …in hell

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,902. 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% 72% 7% 6,902
Should be discouraged 42% 49% 9% 863
Neither/both equally 32% 52% 16% 222
Don't know 25% 52% 23% 136

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray who identify as…

Views about homosexuality Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,902. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 23% 18% 59% 6,902
Should be discouraged 46% 24% 30% 863
Neither/both equally 38% 37% 25% 222
Don't know 32% 42% 26% 136

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Views about homosexuality Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,902. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 15% 37% 42% 6% 6,902
Should be discouraged 43% 28% 21% 9% 863
Neither/both equally 36% 35% 16% 14% 222
Don't know 23% 33% 23% 21% 136

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray who would rather have…

Views about homosexuality Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,902. 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% 48% 3% 3% 6,902
Should be discouraged 61% 34% 2% 2% 863
Neither/both equally 68% 19% 7% 6% 222
Don't know 57% 26% 3% 14% 136

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

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,902. 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% 62% 3% 1% 6,902
Should be discouraged 61% 34% 3% 2% 863
Neither/both equally 58% 30% 10% 2% 222
Don't know 38% 44% 7% 12% 136

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,902. 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 82% 15% 2% 6,902
Should be discouraged 52% 45% 4% 863
Neither/both equally 48% 33% 19% 222
Don't know 49% 33% 18% 136

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray who …same-sex marriage

Views about homosexuality Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,902. 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 91% 6% 3% 6,902
Should be discouraged 16% 79% 5% 863
Neither/both equally 32% 27% 41% 222
Don't know 29% 28% 44% 136

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,902. 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% 72% 2% 2% 6,902
Should be discouraged 52% 43% 2% 3% 863
Neither/both equally 43% 44% 8% 5% 222
Don't know 39% 32% 6% 22% 136

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never pray by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 6,902. 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 76% 10% 4% 9% 1% 6,902
Should be discouraged 43% 19% 5% 28% 5% 863
Neither/both equally 41% 20% 12% 14% 13% 222
Don't know 39% 9% 18% 20% 14% 136