Belief in God among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say they…

StateBelieve in God; absolutely certainBelieve in God; fairly certainBelieve in God; not too/not at all certainBelieve in God; don't knowDo not believe in GodOther/don't know if they believe in GodSample size
Alabama91%5%< 1%1%< 1%2%270
Arizona81%12%4%1%3%< 1%176
Arkansas90%8%< 1%< 1%< 1%1%149
Colorado82%12%2%< 1%4%1%124
Georgia91%7%2%< 1%< 1%< 1%377
Idaho83%13%< 1%< 1%4%< 1%112
Indiana82%13%3%< 1%2%< 1%234
Iowa79%14%2%3%2%< 1%122
Kansas82%12%< 1%< 1%1%4%112
Kentucky89%5%1%< 1%4%1%206
Louisiana89%9%< 1%1%1%< 1%175
Maryland88%9%1%< 1%1%1%164
Michigan87%9%1%< 1%2%1%307
Minnesota80%12%5%< 1%2%1%178
Mississippi90%7%3%< 1%< 1%< 1%168
Missouri87%9%1%< 1%1%1%231
Montana89%8%1%1%< 1%1%107
Nebraska81%13%4%< 1%3%< 1%107
New Jersey80%13%3%< 1%2%2%194
New York76%12%5%1%4%1%419
North Carolina88%9%1%1%1%< 1%364
North Dakota86%12%1%< 1%1%< 1%132
Ohio86%9%2%< 1%1%1%375
Oklahoma89%9%1%< 1%2%< 1%178
Oregon83%11%4%< 1%1%2%109
Pennsylvania83%12%2%< 1%1%1%401
South Carolina88%8%1%< 1%2%< 1%206
South Dakota81%14%4%< 1%1%< 1%104
Tennessee91%7%2%< 1%< 1%< 1%350
Utah89%8%< 1%< 1%1%1%126
Virginia89%4%2%< 1%2%1%288
Washington85%10%2%< 1%3%< 1%182
West Virginia92%5%2%< 1%1%< 1%142
Wisconsin80%14%2%< 1%3%< 1%188
Wyoming74%16%4%< 1%2%3%126
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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