Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say homosexuality…

Metro areaShould be acceptedShould be discouragedNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area51%41%4%4%361
Baltimore Metro Area48%41%8%2%145
Boston Metro Area66%22%2%10%193
Chicago Metro Area57%35%3%5%486
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area50%42%3%4%478
Detroit Metro Area51%41%7%1%249
Houston Metro Area45%48%4%3%337
Los Angeles Metro Area62%29%5%4%562
Miami Metro Area56%33%7%4%288
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area49%39%8%4%187
New York City Metro Area61%31%4%5%951
Philadelphia Metro Area65%28%6%2%413
Phoenix Metro Area54%31%8%7%246
Pittsburgh Metro Area63%29%4%3%171
Providence Metro Area66%24%4%6%198
Riverside, CA Metro Area56%36%5%3%248
San Diego Metro Area60%33%4%3%178
San Francisco Metro Area68%26%2%4%181
Seattle Metro Area59%35%4%2%158
St. Louis Metro Area54%33%4%9%184
Tampa Metro Area64%30%5%1%208
Washington, DC Metro Area61%33%4%2%492
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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