Views about homosexuality among adults who pray weekly

% of adults who pray weekly who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,299. 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 70% 24% 3% 3% 5,299
2007 58% 32% 5% 5% 5,789

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Views about homosexuality among adults who pray weekly by religious group

% of adults who pray weekly 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 74% 19% 4% 3% 1,431
Evangelical Protestant 53% 39% 4% 5% 1,105
Historically Black Protestant 63% 33% 3% 1% 219
Jewish 88% 11% 1% < 1% 135
Mainline Protestant 72% 23% 4% 2% 1,323
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 79% 15% 3% 3% 754

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who are ages…

Views about homosexuality 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,641. 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% 36% 25% 12% 3,641
Should be discouraged 18% 30% 30% 23% 1,253
Neither/both equally 14% 36% 33% 17% 178
Don't know 13% 35% 33% 19% 153

Generational cohort among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Views about homosexuality Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,641. 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% 16% 29% 29% 7% < 1% 3,641
Should be discouraged 10% 13% 24% 35% 16% 2% 1,253
Neither/both equally 9% 12% 29% 38% 11% 1% 178
Don't know 10% 12% 25% 41% 10% 2% 153

Gender composition among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Views about homosexuality Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,687. 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% 57% 3,687
Should be discouraged 66% 34% 1,272
Neither/both equally 63% 37% 184
Don't know 56% 44% 156

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who identify as…

Views about homosexuality White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,650. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 69% 9% 3% 15% 3% 3,650
Should be discouraged 66% 13% 3% 16% 2% 1,251
Neither/both equally 67% 7% 5% 18% 4% 179
Don't know 57% 6% 7% 22% 8% 151

Immigrant status among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Views about homosexuality Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,649. 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% 10% 76% 3,649
Should be discouraged 15% 9% 76% 1,262
Neither/both equally 15% 12% 73% 179
Don't know 26% 9% 65% 151

Income distribution among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who have a household income of…

Views about homosexuality Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 3,288. 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% 19% 28% 21% 3,288
Should be discouraged 39% 21% 25% 15% 1,123
Neither/both equally 27% 21% 32% 21% 152
Don't know 37% 20% 23% 20% 123

Educational distribution among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who have completed…

Views about homosexuality High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,673. 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 37% 33% 18% 12% 3,673
Should be discouraged 57% 27% 11% 5% 1,266
Neither/both equally 42% 34% 16% 8% 183
Don't know 54% 29% 11% 6% 154

Marital status among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Views about homosexuality Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,675. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 45% 9% 13% 4% 30% 3,675
Should be discouraged 51% 6% 12% 9% 22% 1,268
Neither/both equally 52% 6% 16% 6% 19% 183
Don't know 50% 6% 8% 7% 29% 155

Parent of children under 18 among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Views about homosexuality Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,674. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 31% 69% 3,674
Should be discouraged 29% 71% 1,269
Neither/both equally 27% 73% 184
Don't know 30% 70% 156

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who say they…

Views about homosexuality Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 3,687. 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% 5% < 1% 1% 1% 3,687
Should be discouraged 74% 22% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,272
Neither/both equally 66% 26% 5% < 1% 1% 2% 184
Don't know 68% 24% 3% 3% < 1% 1% 156

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who say religion is…

Views about homosexuality Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,687. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 37% 49% 11% 3% < 1% 3,687
Should be discouraged 60% 34% 4% 2% 1% 1,272
Neither/both equally 51% 43% 5% 2% < 1% 184
Don't know 48% 45% 3% 3% 1% 156

Attendance at religious services among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who attend religious services…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,687. 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% 50% 27% < 1% 3,687
Should be discouraged 39% 42% 18% 1% 1,272
Neither/both equally 30% 45% 24% < 1% 184
Don't know 21% 44% 33% 3% 156

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who attend prayer group…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,687. 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% 9% 10% 71% < 1% 3,687
Should be discouraged 23% 13% 11% 53% < 1% 1,272
Neither/both equally 17% 11% 7% 66% < 1% 184
Don't know 13% 8% 17% 62% < 1% 156

Frequency of meditation among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who meditate…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,687. 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% 12% 6% 52% 1% 3,687
Should be discouraged 32% 10% 6% 51% 2% 1,272
Neither/both equally 35% 12% 4% 48% 1% 184
Don't know 25% 18% 5% 51% 1% 156

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 3,687. 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% 24% 15% 13% 1% 3,687
Should be discouraged 54% 19% 11% 15% 2% 1,272
Neither/both equally 54% 20% 11% 13% 2% 184
Don't know 51% 21% 15% 12% 1% 156

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,687. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 40% 19% 16% 25% 1% 3,687
Should be discouraged 37% 17% 14% 31% 1% 1,272
Neither/both equally 36% 15% 21% 27% 1% 184
Don't know 32% 16% 16% 31% 5% 156

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about homosexuality Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,687. 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% 15% 55% 10% 2% 3,687
Should be discouraged 39% 7% 45% 7% 2% 1,272
Neither/both equally 25% 11% 50% 5% 8% 184
Don't know 20% 8% 56% 9% 6% 156

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who say…

Views about homosexuality There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,687. 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% 73% 1% 1% 3,687
Should be discouraged 39% 59% 1% 1% 1,272
Neither/both equally 31% 60% 8% 1% 184
Don't know 34% 61% 1% 4% 156

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who read scripture…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,687. 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% 14% 14% 57% < 1% 3,687
Should be discouraged 31% 16% 12% 39% 1% 1,272
Neither/both equally 17% 17% 16% 49% 1% 184
Don't know 18% 18% 17% 47% 1% 156

Interpreting scripture among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who say the holy scripture is…

Views about homosexuality Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,687. 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% 37% 1% 38% 8% 3,687
Should be discouraged 44% 33% 3% 15% 5% 1,272
Neither/both equally 26% 39% 3% 19% 13% 184
Don't know 35% 27% 10% 17% 11% 156

Belief in Heaven among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who …in heaven

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,687. 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 79% 15% 7% 3,687
Should be discouraged 87% 7% 6% 1,272
Neither/both equally 82% 9% 10% 184
Don't know 77% 13% 10% 156

Belief in Hell among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who …in hell

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,687. 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% 3,687
Should be discouraged 76% 17% 7% 1,272
Neither/both equally 60% 29% 11% 184
Don't know 59% 22% 20% 156

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who identify as…

Views about homosexuality Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,687. 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% 17% 50% 3,687
Should be discouraged 52% 13% 35% 1,272
Neither/both equally 43% 25% 32% 184
Don't know 46% 26% 28% 156

Political ideology among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Views about homosexuality Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,687. 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% 41% 28% 5% 3,687
Should be discouraged 51% 28% 15% 6% 1,272
Neither/both equally 46% 27% 19% 9% 184
Don't know 41% 31% 14% 14% 156

Views about size of government among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who would rather have…

Views about homosexuality Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,687. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 49% 46% 3% 3% 3,687
Should be discouraged 61% 36% 1% 2% 1,272
Neither/both equally 55% 28% 10% 7% 184
Don't know 50% 38% 5% 7% 156

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who say government aid to the poor…

Views about homosexuality Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,687. 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% 55% 3% 1% 3,687
Should be discouraged 60% 36% 2% 2% 1,272
Neither/both equally 54% 30% 13% 3% 184
Don't know 45% 39% 6% 11% 156

Views about abortion among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who say abortion should be…

Views about homosexuality Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,687. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 66% 32% 3% 3,687
Should be discouraged 36% 59% 5% 1,272
Neither/both equally 46% 47% 7% 184
Don't know 42% 43% 16% 156

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who …same-sex marriage

Views about homosexuality Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,687. 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 80% 15% 5% 3,687
Should be discouraged 11% 84% 5% 1,272
Neither/both equally 27% 40% 33% 184
Don't know 23% 27% 50% 156

Views about environmental regulation among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who say…

Views about homosexuality Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,687. 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% 65% 1% 1% 3,687
Should be discouraged 54% 42% 2% 3% 1,272
Neither/both equally 42% 40% 8% 10% 184
Don't know 46% 41% 3% 11% 156

Views about human evolution among adults who pray weekly by views about homosexuality

% of adults who pray weekly who say humans…

Views about homosexuality Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,687. 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% 33% 4% 22% 3% 3,687
Should be discouraged 18% 29% 3% 46% 5% 1,272
Neither/both equally 23% 37% 5% 28% 7% 184
Don't know 18% 24% 10% 34% 15% 156