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QN11_C

(Percentages are weighted by NWWEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

All in all, do you favor or oppose allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally?
  1) Favor
  2) Oppose
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Favor 30.5% 30.5%
Oppose 56.4% 86.9%
Don't know 11% 97.9%
Refused 2.2% 100.1%
Total N = 4016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Favor 41.2% 30.4% 28.4% 19.2% 12.9% 30.7%
Oppose 45.2% 56.7% 62.4% 58.8% 73.9% 56.3%
Don't know 11.1% 11.6% 7.4% 17.6% 11.0% 10.8%
Refused 2.5% 1.2% 1.9% 4.3% 2.3% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3893


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Favor 26.2% 24.5% 38.6% 14.5% 41.3% 30.4%
Oppose 61.4% 64.0% 43.8% 73.3% 44.5% 56.4%
Don't know 10.3% 9.6% 13.5% 9.3% 12.4% 11.0%
Refused 2.1% 1.9% 4.0% 2.9% 1.9% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3910


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Favor 34.5% 25.7% 28.2% 32.0% 30.5%
Oppose 50.1% 66.8% 59.0% 54.1% 56.3%
Don't know 10.5% 6.9% 10.7% 12.2% 11.0%
Refused 4.9% 0.6% 2.1% 1.6% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Favor 28.7% 32.4% 30.5%
Oppose 58.8% 53.7% 56.3%
Don't know 10.0% 12.0% 11.0%
Refused 2.5% 1.8% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school grad or GED Business, technical, or vocational school after high school Some college, no 4-year degree College graduate, post-graduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
Favor 24.8% 29.3% 37.4% 40.2% 40.9% 30.7%
Oppose 61.3% 55.6% 55.8% 47.8% 50.9% 56.3%
Don't know 11.9% 12.5% 6.3% 10.2% 5.8% 10.9%
Refused 2.0% 2.6% 0.5% 1.9% 2.5% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3837



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