Moral acceptance of selected issues by US Mormons

This statistic shows the results of a 2011 survey among Mormons in the United States on whether they think certain issues are morally acceptable, or not. 2 percent of respondents stated that polygamy was morally acceptable, while 86 percent thought it was not. 11 percent stated that polygamy was not a moral issue.

For you as a Mormon, is the following morally acceptable or morally wrong?

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Release date

January 2012


United States

Survey time period

October 25 to November 16, 2011

Number of respondents

1,019 respondents

Age group

8-19 years

Special properties

Converts to Mormonism only

Method of interview

Computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI)

Supplementary notes

Figures may not add to 100 percent due to rounding.

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