Importance of religion in one's life by views about homosexuality (2014) Switch to: Views about homosexuality by importance of religion

% of adults who say religion is…

Views about homosexualityVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Should be accepted39%30%15%15%1%21,598
Should be discouraged78%14%4%3%< 1%10,872
Neither/both equally64%22%5%7%2%1,405
Don't know63%20%7%5%4%1,196
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.

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