Views about homosexuality among non-parents by state (2014) Switch to: State among non-parents by views about homosexuality

% of non-parents who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 382. 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 40% 54% 3% 2% 382
Alaska 63% 30% 3% 3% 232
Arizona 61% 27% 6% 6% 509
Arkansas 43% 49% 6% 3% 218
California 70% 23% 4% 4% 2,813
Colorado 66% 26% 4% 4% 352
Connecticut 76% 19% 2% 2% 290
Delaware 69% 30% 1% 1% 218
District of Columbia 70% 24% 3% 3% 233
Florida 63% 29% 4% 4% 1,578
Georgia 56% 36% 5% 3% 716
Hawaii 68% 25% 2% 5% 245
Idaho 62% 33% 3% 1% 234
Illinois 66% 28% 3% 3% 1,024
Indiana 53% 39% 4% 4% 500
Iowa 58% 36% 3% 3% 250
Kansas 56% 35% 7% 3% 217
Kentucky 44% 44% 8% 4% 332
Louisiana 54% 35% 6% 5% 335
Maine 72% 22% 4% 2% 239
Maryland 64% 27% 6% 2% 485
Massachusetts 82% 13% 3% 2% 538
Michigan 61% 32% 4% 3% 758
Minnesota 66% 31% 3% 1% 423
Mississippi 40% 54% 5% 1% 226
Missouri 58% 35% 3% 4% 470
Montana 61% 32% 3% 4% 239
Nebraska 55% 40% 2% 3% 226
Nevada 69% 27% 3% 2% 249
New Hampshire 71% 20% 4% 5% 246
New Jersey 72% 22% 2% 4% 657
New Mexico 60% 32% 4% 4% 250
New York 70% 23% 4% 3% 1,558
North Carolina 52% 37% 5% 5% 790
North Dakota 55% 35% 8% 2% 263
Ohio 60% 32% 4% 4% 855
Oklahoma 52% 42% 3% 3% 311
Oregon 64% 27% 7% 2% 323
Pennsylvania 62% 31% 4% 4% 1,070
Rhode Island 75% 17% 2% 5% 251
South Carolina 50% 43% 4% 3% 377
South Dakota 57% 37% 4% 3% 234
Tennessee 43% 52% 2% 3% 504
Texas 56% 36% 5% 4% 1,767
Utah 64% 30% 4% 2% 215
Vermont 79% 17% 2% 2% 237
Virginia 60% 36% 3% 1% 650
Washington 70% 26% 2% 2% 555
West Virginia 43% 48% 4% 5% 242
Wisconsin 64% 31% 2% 3% 452
Wyoming 52% 38% 7% 3% 229

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