Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is somewhat important

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,311. 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% 8,311

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Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is somewhat important by religious group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who …same-sex marriage

Religious tradition Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Catholic 67% 25% 8% 2,225
Evangelical Protestant 52% 38% 9% 1,382
Historically Black Protestant 65% 24% 10% 228
Jewish 89% 7% 4% 313
Mainline Protestant 66% 27% 7% 1,990
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 73% 20% 7% 1,498

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are ages…

Views about same-sex marriage 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,442. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 31% 36% 23% 11% 5,442
Oppose/strongly oppose 16% 33% 31% 21% 2,114
Don't know 13% 38% 29% 20% 618

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,442. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 20% 19% 28% 27% 6% < 1% 5,442
Oppose/strongly oppose 10% 11% 28% 38% 12% 1% 2,114
Don't know 7% 13% 31% 33% 14% 2% 618

Gender composition among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 45% 55% 5,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 66% 34% 2,144
Don't know 57% 43% 642

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,468. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 69% 7% 5% 15% 4% 5,468
Oppose/strongly oppose 69% 8% 5% 15% 4% 2,123
Don't know 68% 7% 4% 16% 5% 617

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,465. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 13% 13% 74% 5,465
Oppose/strongly oppose 16% 8% 75% 2,112
Don't know 13% 12% 75% 627

Income distribution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who have a household income of…

Views about same-sex marriage Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 4,925. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 31% 20% 27% 22% 4,925
Oppose/strongly oppose 35% 21% 28% 16% 1,929
Don't know 39% 22% 21% 18% 525

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who have completed…

Views about same-sex marriage High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,501. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 36% 32% 20% 12% 5,501
Oppose/strongly oppose 52% 29% 13% 6% 2,131
Don't know 49% 32% 11% 9% 638

Marital status among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,510. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 43% 11% 12% 4% 30% 5,510
Oppose/strongly oppose 51% 7% 14% 7% 20% 2,135
Don't know 44% 8% 15% 10% 23% 635

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,509. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 30% 70% 5,509
Oppose/strongly oppose 29% 71% 2,138
Don't know 28% 72% 637

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who say they…

Views about same-sex marriage 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 = 5,525. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 47% 39% 7% 1% 4% 2% 5,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 60% 32% 5% 1% 1% 1% 2,144
Don't know 54% 34% 5% 3% 2% 2% 642

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who attend religious services…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 11% 56% 33% < 1% 5,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 18% 53% 30% < 1% 2,144
Don't know 14% 49% 35% 2% 642

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who pray…

Views about same-sex marriage At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 35% 29% 13% 23% 1% 5,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 40% 29% 13% 18% 1% 2,144
Don't know 42% 26% 10% 18% 4% 642

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who attend prayer group…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 5% 7% 9% 79% < 1% 5,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 10% 9% 11% 70% < 1% 2,144
Don't know 8% 8% 9% 74% 1% 642

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who meditate…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 28% 10% 6% 55% < 1% 5,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 24% 10% 7% 58% 1% 2,144
Don't know 35% 8% 3% 52% 2% 642

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 43% 22% 16% 19% 1% 5,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 38% 22% 15% 23% 1% 2,144
Don't know 45% 18% 13% 20% 3% 642

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 41% 18% 16% 25% 1% 5,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 34% 16% 16% 34% 1% 2,144
Don't know 38% 14% 13% 33% 3% 642

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about same-sex marriage Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 10% 16% 62% 11% 2% 5,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 22% 8% 59% 9% 2% 2,144
Don't know 15% 11% 62% 6% 5% 642

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who say…

Views about same-sex marriage 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 = 5,525. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 23% 76% 1% 1% 5,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 35% 63% 1% 1% 2,144
Don't know 30% 66% 3% 2% 642

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who read scripture…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 11% 11% 12% 65% 1% 5,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 18% 12% 15% 55% 1% 2,144
Don't know 16% 11% 13% 59% 1% 642

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who say the holy scripture is…

Views about same-sex marriage 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 = 5,525. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 10% 33% 1% 48% 8% 5,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 27% 37% 3% 24% 8% 2,144
Don't know 18% 31% 4% 30% 17% 642

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who …in heaven

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 73% 19% 8% 5,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 82% 11% 7% 2,144
Don't know 75% 13% 12% 642

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who …in hell

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 51% 41% 8% 5,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 66% 25% 9% 2,144
Don't know 56% 29% 15% 642

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 29% 18% 53% 5,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 54% 16% 30% 2,144
Don't know 36% 32% 32% 642

Political ideology among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 20% 43% 32% 5% 5,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 50% 31% 13% 6% 2,144
Don't know 32% 39% 16% 13% 642

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who would rather have…

Views about same-sex marriage Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 47% 46% 3% 4% 5,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 63% 34% 2% 2% 2,144
Don't know 55% 32% 7% 6% 642

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who say government aid to the poor…

Views about same-sex marriage Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 38% 58% 3% 1% 5,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 61% 34% 3% 2% 2,144
Don't know 52% 36% 7% 4% 642

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who say abortion should be…

Views about same-sex marriage Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 73% 24% 3% 5,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 46% 50% 4% 2,144
Don't know 57% 29% 14% 642

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who say homosexuality…

Views about same-sex marriage Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 94% 4% 1% 1% 5,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 35% 57% 5% 3% 2,144
Don't know 50% 13% 17% 19% 642

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who say…

Views about same-sex marriage 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 = 5,525. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 29% 67% 2% 2% 5,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 52% 42% 2% 3% 2,144
Don't know 38% 48% 5% 8% 642

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who say humans…

Views about same-sex marriage 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
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Strongly favor/favor 45% 29% 5% 18% 2% 5,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 25% 30% 3% 38% 4% 2,144
Don't know 30% 27% 10% 24% 9% 642