Views about homosexuality among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,212. 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 81% 15% 2% 2% 3,212
2007 64% 26% 5% 6% 1,845

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Views about homosexuality among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 77% 19% 2% 2% 626
Evangelical Protestant 60% 32% 4% 4% 255
Jewish 93% 4% 2% 1% 124
Mainline Protestant 81% 15% 3% 1% 424
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 88% 8% 2% 1% 1,392

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are ages…

Views about homosexuality 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,586. 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% 37% 20% 11% 2,586
Should be discouraged 19% 37% 23% 21% 451

Generational cohort among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about homosexuality Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,586. 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% 18% 30% 23% 7% 1% 2,586
Should be discouraged 10% 16% 30% 27% 14% 2% 451

Gender composition among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about homosexuality Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,627. 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 53% 47% 2,627
Should be discouraged 70% 30% 461

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Views about homosexuality White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,593. 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 63% 6% 7% 20% 4% 2,593
Should be discouraged 49% 13% 9% 26% 3% 455

Immigrant status among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about homosexuality Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,596. 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% 13% 63% 2,596
Should be discouraged 35% 11% 54% 450

Income distribution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 2,357. 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% 18% 26% 26% 2,357
Should be discouraged 43% 22% 20% 15% 405

Educational distribution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who have completed…

Views about homosexuality High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,609. 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% 26% 24% 19% 2,609
Should be discouraged 52% 23% 14% 11% 456

Marital status among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about homosexuality Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,611. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 44% 10% 10% 3% 34% 2,611
Should be discouraged 44% 6% 14% 7% 30% 457

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about homosexuality Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,620. 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% 71% 2,620
Should be discouraged 31% 69% 458

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 2,627. 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% 26% 10% 1% 32% 4% 2,627
Should be discouraged 56% 26% 8% < 1% 9% 2% 461

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 2,627. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 22% 27% 19% 31% < 1% 2,627
Should be discouraged 47% 29% 10% 13% < 1% 461

Attendance at religious services among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 2,627. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 12% 35% 52% < 1% 2,627
Should be discouraged 31% 33% 35% 1% 461

Frequency of prayer among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who pray…

Views about homosexuality At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,627. 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% 15% 7% 53% < 1% 2,627
Should be discouraged 46% 19% 10% 24% 1% 461

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 2,627. 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 7% 6% 6% 80% < 1% 2,627
Should be discouraged 22% 10% 11% 56% 1% 461

Frequency of meditation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 2,627. 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% 10% 6% 56% 1% 2,627
Should be discouraged 38% 11% 4% 45% 2% 461

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 2,627. 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% 13% 27% 2% 2,627
Should be discouraged 47% 13% 13% 25% 2% 461

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 2,627. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 48% 17% 14% 20% 1% 2,627
Should be discouraged 43% 13% 16% 28% 1% 461

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 2,627. 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 20% 79% 1% 1% 2,627
Should be discouraged 26% 70% 1% 2% 461

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 2,627. 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% 8% 8% 73% 1% 2,627
Should be discouraged 30% 9% 13% 47% 1% 461

Interpreting scripture among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 2,627. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 11% 15% 1% 67% 6% 2,627
Should be discouraged 37% 24% 2% 33% 4% 461

Belief in Heaven among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in heaven

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,627. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 45% 48% 6% 2,627
Should be discouraged 70% 23% 6% 461

Belief in Hell among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in hell

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,627. 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% 63% 6% 2,627
Should be discouraged 63% 30% 8% 461

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Views about homosexuality Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,627. 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% 17% 64% 2,627
Should be discouraged 40% 19% 41% 461

Political ideology among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about homosexuality Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,627. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 17% 35% 44% 4% 2,627
Should be discouraged 44% 30% 20% 6% 461

Views about size of government among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have…

Views about homosexuality Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,627. 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% 57% 3% 3% 2,627
Should be discouraged 46% 52% 1% 1% 461

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 2,627. 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% 1% 2,627
Should be discouraged 53% 43% 2% 2% 461

Views about abortion among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 2,627. 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% 21% 3% 2,627
Should be discouraged 45% 50% 5% 461

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …same-sex marriage

Views about homosexuality Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,627. 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 87% 10% 3% 2,627
Should be discouraged 20% 75% 4% 461

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 2,627. 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% 74% 1% 2% 2,627
Should be discouraged 44% 51% 2% 3% 461

Views about human evolution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 2,627. 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% 15% 3% 12% 1% 2,627
Should be discouraged 35% 20% 2% 39% 5% 461