Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is somewhat important by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who say homosexuality…

Metro areaShould be acceptedShould be discouragedNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area78%19%3%1%107
Boston Metro Area80%8%4%8%126
Chicago Metro Area75%19%5%1%225
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area79%13%4%4%146
Houston Metro Area74%21%3%2%109
Los Angeles Metro Area78%14%5%2%280
Miami Metro Area87%10%2%1%109
New York City Metro Area83%12%3%3%471
Philadelphia Metro Area79%15%5%1%192
Providence Metro Area86%11%1%2%108
San Francisco Metro Area79%14%1%6%115
Washington, DC Metro Area78%18%3%1%226
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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