Views about homosexuality among adults ages 65 and older by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults ages 65 and older by views about homosexuality

% of adults ages 65 and older who say homosexuality…

Metro areaShould be acceptedShould be discouragedNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Boston Metro Area69%21%2%8%129
Chicago Metro Area55%37%3%4%221
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area49%45%2%4%137
Houston Metro Area40%50%5%5%100
Los Angeles Metro Area57%31%4%7%271
Miami Metro Area58%35%6%2%126
New York City Metro Area55%34%6%6%496
Philadelphia Metro Area65%23%5%8%217
Phoenix Metro Area53%30%4%13%105
Providence Metro Area71%21%3%5%127
San Francisco Metro Area83%15%< 1%1%130
Washington, DC Metro Area55%38%4%3%138
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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