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

% of Mainline Protestants who say homosexuality…

Metro areaShould be acceptedShould be discouragedNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Chicago Metro Area69%23%3%5%124
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area69%23%5%2%110
Los Angeles Metro Area72%24%2%1%121
New York City Metro Area79%12%2%6%162
Philadelphia Metro Area77%14%7%3%131
Washington, DC Metro Area76%21%2%1%153
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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