Views about homosexuality by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say homosexuality…

Belief in GodShould be acceptedShould be discouragedNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain50%41%5%4%21,904
Believe in God; fairly certain77%17%3%3%6,792
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain83%13%2%3%1,819
Believe in God; don't know50%27%11%12%274
Do not believe in God91%6%2%1%3,414
Other/don't know if they believe in God78%13%5%5%868
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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