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

% of parents who say homosexuality…

Importance of religion in one's lifeShould be acceptedShould be discouragedNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Very important47%44%4%4%4,619
Somewhat important76%17%4%3%2,106
Not too important86%10%2%3%829
Not at all important89%8%2%1%771
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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