Views about homosexuality among adults ages 65 and older by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults ages 65 and older by views about homosexuality

% of adults ages 65 and older who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 125. 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.
Alabama 24% 65% 7% 5% 125
Arizona 56% 32% 4% 8% 184
California 59% 32% 4% 5% 964
Colorado 55% 36% 2% 6% 104
Connecticut 67% 29% 2% 1% 100
Florida 53% 40% 4% 3% 632
Georgia 38% 51% 4% 7% 225
Illinois 52% 41% 4% 3% 365
Indiana 34% 56% 6% 3% 178
Kentucky 26% 63% 7% 4% 122
Louisiana 48% 45% 4% 4% 121
Maryland 47% 41% 6% 6% 161
Massachusetts 70% 20% 2% 8% 186
Michigan 50% 42% 5% 3% 258
Minnesota 48% 48% 4% < 1% 127
Missouri 36% 51% 3% 11% 157
New Hampshire 65% 28% 3% 4% 105
New Jersey 60% 30% 5% 6% 258
New York 56% 32% 5% 7% 590
North Carolina 40% 50% 4% 6% 288
Ohio 46% 47% 3% 4% 326
Oklahoma 31% 62% 4% 3% 114
Oregon 61% 33% 3% 3% 124
Pennsylvania 48% 43% 5% 5% 438
Rhode Island 71% 18% 4% 6% 111
South Carolina 35% 56% 6% 4% 142
Tennessee 27% 68% 2% 3% 195
Texas 44% 47% 4% 6% 528
Virginia 42% 52% 2% 4% 217
Washington 53% 40% 5% 2% 183
Wisconsin 43% 52% 3% 3% 161

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