Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who say government aid to the poor…

Metro areaDoes more harm than goodDoes more good than harmNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area43%49%5%3%305
Baltimore Metro Area34%60%5%1%168
Boston Metro Area34%64%2%< 1%399
Chicago Metro Area35%61%2%2%607
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area42%54%1%3%372
Detroit Metro Area39%58%2%2%220
Houston Metro Area49%47%4%1%282
Los Angeles Metro Area34%62%3%1%782
Miami Metro Area34%61%4%1%328
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area35%59%5%< 1%236
New York City Metro Area34%62%4%1%1,298
Philadelphia Metro Area36%61%2%2%535
Phoenix Metro Area47%49%3%1%257
Pittsburgh Metro Area41%55%3%< 1%170
Providence Metro Area41%56%1%2%265
Riverside, CA Metro Area40%56%3%1%233
San Diego Metro Area41%53%4%2%220
San Francisco Metro Area18%75%4%3%403
Seattle Metro Area25%70%3%2%264
St. Louis Metro Area39%56%4%2%175
Tampa Metro Area38%59%2%1%222
Washington, DC Metro Area30%64%4%2%675
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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