Views about homosexuality among adults in the West by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among adults in the West by views about homosexuality

% of adults in the West who say homosexuality…

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 864. 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.
Younger Millennial 79% 18% 2% 2% 864
Older Millennial 74% 20% 3% 3% 1,072
Generation X 66% 26% 5% 3% 1,760
Baby Boomer 62% 29% 5% 4% 3,130
Silent 56% 35% 4% 4% 1,383
Greatest 41% 45% 6% 8% 117

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