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

% of parents who say homosexuality…

Metro areaShould be acceptedShould be discouragedNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area53%41%3%3%140
Boston Metro Area75%12%1%12%106
Chicago Metro Area68%24%4%5%202
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area60%34%2%4%191
Houston Metro Area53%44%1%3%150
Los Angeles Metro Area68%27%3%2%253
Miami Metro Area65%25%6%4%131
New York City Metro Area71%21%4%3%418
Philadelphia Metro Area71%22%6%1%174
Riverside, CA Metro Area60%27%8%5%109
San Francisco Metro Area73%22%1%4%101
Washington, DC Metro Area71%24%4%1%257
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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