Views about homosexuality among baby Boomers by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among baby Boomers by views about homosexuality

% of baby Boomers who say homosexuality…

Metro areaShould be acceptedShould be discouragedNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area61%32%5%2%165
Boston Metro Area82%9%4%5%172
Chicago Metro Area69%25%3%4%291
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area49%43%4%4%221
Detroit Metro Area64%28%5%2%159
Houston Metro Area51%42%4%2%163
Los Angeles Metro Area66%24%6%3%346
Miami Metro Area62%28%5%5%162
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area55%32%11%1%135
New York City Metro Area71%22%4%2%618
Philadelphia Metro Area78%17%3%2%261
Phoenix Metro Area56%29%10%6%149
Pittsburgh Metro Area60%34%4%2%109
Providence Metro Area74%20%3%3%155
Riverside, CA Metro Area62%30%5%2%116
San Diego Metro Area62%32%1%5%131
San Francisco Metro Area80%13%1%6%181
Seattle Metro Area80%19%< 1%1%122
St. Louis Metro Area67%30%2%1%105
Tampa Metro Area72%18%8%2%126
Washington, DC Metro Area67%26%4%3%310
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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