Views about homosexuality among 50-64 year olds by sources of guidance on right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Sources of guidance on right and wrong among 50-64 year olds by views about homosexuality

% of 50-64 year olds who say homosexuality…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,781. 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.
Religion 36% 56% 5% 4% 3,781
Philosophy/reason 78% 16% 3% 2% 1,041
Common sense 68% 24% 4% 3% 4,374
Science 78% 17% 3% 2% 807
Don't know 53% 25% 10% 12% 293

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