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

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

Metro areaShould be acceptedShould be discouragedNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area45%47%5%3%302
Baltimore Metro Area47%42%9%2%128
Boston Metro Area62%25%3%9%176
Chicago Metro Area55%36%3%6%416
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area45%48%3%4%418
Detroit Metro Area47%43%8%2%198
Houston Metro Area41%53%3%3%303
Los Angeles Metro Area59%32%4%5%496
Miami Metro Area48%40%8%5%260
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area49%43%4%5%147
New York City Metro Area58%34%4%5%822
Philadelphia Metro Area58%34%5%3%342
Phoenix Metro Area52%33%10%5%196
Pittsburgh Metro Area56%35%6%4%132
Providence Metro Area65%24%4%7%164
Riverside, CA Metro Area53%37%5%4%198
San Diego Metro Area55%40%2%3%160
San Francisco Metro Area67%30%3%1%144
Seattle Metro Area56%37%4%2%131
St. Louis Metro Area51%37%3%9%153
Tampa Metro Area56%34%6%3%161
Washington, DC Metro Area59%33%5%3%423
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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