DemographicInformation

Age distribution among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 135. 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 27% 43% 24% 6% 135
2007 30% 45% 16% 10% 103

Generational cohort among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 135. 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 12% 25% 33% 24% 5% 1% 135
2007 < 1% 23% 42% 25% 8% 2% 103

Gender composition among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 137. 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 58% 42% 137
2007 65% 35% 106

Immigrant status among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 133. 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 10% 7% 83% 133
2007 10% 5% 85% 106

Income distribution among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who have a household income of…

Survey year Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 115. 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 64% 19% 12% 5% 115

Educational distribution among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 136. 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 66% 26% 8% 1% 136

Marital status among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 137. 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 21% 10% 16% 4% 50% 137
2007 26% 14% 11% 5% 45% 105

Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 137. 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 35% 65% 137
2007 43% 57% 106

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say they…

Survey year 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 = 137. 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 67% 18% 7% 2% 3% 3% 137
2007 80% 9% 6% < 1% 3% 2% 106

Importance of religion in one's life among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 137. 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 57% 18% 9% 16% 1% 137
2007 58% 21% 12% 9% 1% 106

Attendance at religious services among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 137. 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 22% 39% 39% < 1% 137
2007 24% 33% 43% < 1% 106

Frequency of prayer among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 137. 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 54% 21% 8% 16% < 1% 137
2007 60% 13% 3% 22% 2% 106

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who attend prayer group…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 137. 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 29% 18% 5% 46% 2% 137
2007 23% 5% 6% 66% < 1% 106

Frequency of meditation among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who meditate…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 137. 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 52% 5% 5% 38% < 1% 137
2007 45% 7% 3% 45% < 1% 106

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 137. 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 58% 15% 4% 21% 1% 137
2007 51% 9% 5% 33% 3% 106

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 137. 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 52% 14% 3% 28% 2% 137
2007 48% 8% 3% 36% 5% 106

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Survey year Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 137. 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 32% 9% 44% 12% 3% 137
2007 23% 5% 65% 5% 2% 106

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say…

Survey year 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 = 137. 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 19% 80% 1% < 1% 137

Frequency of reading scripture among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who read scripture…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 137. 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 43% 14% 5% 38% < 1% 137
2007 35% 7% 8% 49% 1% 106

Interpreting scripture among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say the holy scripture is…

Survey year 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 = 137. 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 57% 10% < 1% 27% 5% 137
2007 47% 14% 2% 25% 13% 106

Belief in Heaven among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 137. 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 76% 14% 10% 137
2007 70% 21% 9% 106

Belief in Hell among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 137. 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 65% 28% 7% 137
2007 60% 31% 8% 106

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 137. 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 11% 18% 72% 137
2007 15% 24% 62% 106

Political ideology among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 137. 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 28% 32% 32% 9% 137
2007 33% 32% 23% 12% 106

Views about size of government among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 137. 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 32% 62% 1% 5% 137
2007 22% 71% 3% 4% 106

Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say government aid to the poor…

Survey year Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 137. 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 38% 58% 4% < 1% 137

Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 137. 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 42% 54% 4% 137
2007 50% 45% 5% 106

Views about same-sex marriage among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 137. 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 15% 83% 3% 137

Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say…

Survey year 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 = 137. 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 41% 54% 2% 3% 137
2007 35% 59% 1% 5% 106

Views about human evolution among the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of the Unaffiliated blacks who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say humans…

Survey year 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 = 137. 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 20% 22% 4% 49% 5% 137