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

% of adults ages 65 and older who are in…

Views about homosexualityNortheastSouthMidwestWestSample size
Should be accepted22%32%20%26%4,958
Should be discouraged15%44%24%17%3,581
Neither/both equally19%38%22%21%397
Don't know24%36%18%22%391
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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