Belief in God among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who say they…

Survey year Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 19,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
2014 50% 24% 8% 1% 15% 3% 19,212
2007 61% 22% 5% 1% 8% 4% 18,565

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Belief in God among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by religious group

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who say they…

Religious tradition Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 228. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Buddhist 27% 29% 10% 1% 28% 5% 228
Catholic 58% 31% 7% 1% 2% 1% 3,463
Evangelical Protestant 79% 17% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 2,735
Hindu 36% 34% 16% 1% 11% 2% 143
Historically Black Protestant 87% 11% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1,010
Jewish 29% 29% 17% 1% 19% 5% 734
Mainline Protestant 60% 29% 6% 1% 2% 1% 3,816
Mormon 76% 16% 6% < 1% 1% 1% 171
Muslim 80% 14% 5% < 1% 1% < 1% 131
Orthodox Christian 55% 31% 9% < 1% 4% 1% 102
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 20% 21% 12% < 1% 39% 6% 5,823

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,166. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 17% 35% 30% 18% 9,166
Believe in God; fairly certain 23% 36% 26% 15% 4,492
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 35% 33% 20% 12% 1,453
Believe in God; don't know 14% 18% 34% 33% 114
Do not believe in God 37% 34% 17% 12% 2,976
Other/don't know if they believe in God 30% 32% 23% 15% 657

Generational cohort among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 9,166. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 10% 12% 29% 36% 12% 1% 9,166
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 15% 29% 31% 9% 1% 4,492
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 20% 25% 24% 7% 1% 1,453
Believe in God; don't know 6% 17% 9% 37% 26% 5% 114
Do not believe in God 25% 21% 25% 21% 7% 1% 2,976
Other/don't know if they believe in God 18% 19% 25% 27% 9% 1% 657

Gender composition among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 9,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 41% 59% 9,350
Believe in God; fairly certain 49% 51% 4,566
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 58% 42% 1,472
Believe in God; don't know 47% 53% 122
Do not believe in God 64% 36% 3,011
Other/don't know if they believe in God 60% 40% 691

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 9,241. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 61% 18% 3% 13% 5% 9,241
Believe in God; fairly certain 71% 7% 5% 14% 4% 4,527
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 71% 4% 9% 14% 3% 1,455
Believe in God; don't know 76% 6% 1% 12% 5% 117
Do not believe in God 79% 3% 7% 8% 3% 2,978
Other/don't know if they believe in God 81% 4% 4% 6% 5% 670

Immigrant status among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 9,229. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 12% 10% 77% 9,229
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 11% 75% 4,520
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 17% 16% 67% 1,460
Believe in God; don't know 16% 14% 70% 119
Do not believe in God 12% 15% 72% 2,985
Other/don't know if they believe in God 9% 12% 79% 677

Income distribution among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who have a household income of…

Belief in God Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 8,247. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 35% 21% 26% 17% 8,247
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 20% 29% 24% 4,078
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 27% 17% 27% 29% 1,334
Do not believe in God 22% 18% 31% 29% 2,766
Other/don't know if they believe in God 23% 16% 29% 32% 569

Educational distribution among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 9,298. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 39% 34% 17% 11% 9,298
Believe in God; fairly certain 35% 32% 19% 14% 4,554
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 31% 30% 22% 17% 1,465
Believe in God; don't know 45% 25% 13% 17% 118
Do not believe in God 26% 30% 26% 18% 3,003
Other/don't know if they believe in God 24% 30% 26% 20% 684

Marital status among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 9,318. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 47% 7% 16% 7% 22% 9,318
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 10% 12% 4% 27% 4,555
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 41% 11% 9% 4% 36% 1,466
Believe in God; don't know 41% 9% 17% 14% 19% 120
Do not believe in God 39% 11% 9% 2% 38% 3,003
Other/don't know if they believe in God 45% 8% 12% 4% 32% 674

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 9,322. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 29% 71% 9,322
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 72% 4,555
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 25% 75% 1,466
Believe in God; don't know 12% 88% 121
Do not believe in God 21% 79% 3,003
Other/don't know if they believe in God 23% 77% 687

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who say religion is…

Belief in God Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 62% 28% 6% 4% 1% 9,350
Believe in God; fairly certain 20% 49% 23% 9% < 1% 4,566
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 29% 41% 23% < 1% 1,472
Believe in God; don't know 39% 27% 12% 15% 7% 122
Do not believe in God 3% 8% 23% 66% < 1% 3,011
Other/don't know if they believe in God 6% 19% 35% 37% 2% 691

Attendance at religious services among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who attend religious services…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 35% 41% 23% < 1% 9,350
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 44% 42% < 1% 4,566
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 34% 61% < 1% 1,472
Believe in God; don't know 18% 39% 42% 1% 122
Do not believe in God 2% 17% 81% < 1% 3,011
Other/don't know if they believe in God 4% 27% 66% 2% 691

Frequency of prayer among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 67% 19% 5% 9% 1% 9,350
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 24% 12% 32% 1% 4,566
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 13% 13% 11% 62% < 1% 1,472
Believe in God; don't know 42% 7% 11% 35% 4% 122
Do not believe in God 2% 1% 3% 94% < 1% 3,011
Other/don't know if they believe in God 7% 7% 7% 75% 4% 691

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who attend prayer group…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 23% 11% 10% 56% 1% 9,350
Believe in God; fairly certain 7% 6% 8% 79% < 1% 4,566
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 3% 4% 89% < 1% 1,472
Believe in God; don't know 13% 8% 5% 68% 6% 122
Do not believe in God 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 3,011
Other/don't know if they believe in God 3% 3% 4% 88% 2% 691

Frequency of meditation among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who meditate…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 45% 9% 4% 41% 1% 9,350
Believe in God; fairly certain 29% 12% 5% 53% 1% 4,566
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 22% 12% 8% 58% 1% 1,472
Believe in God; don't know 42% 9% 2% 39% 8% 122
Do not believe in God 18% 9% 6% 67% 1% 3,011
Other/don't know if they believe in God 23% 9% 6% 59% 3% 691

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 66% 15% 9% 9% 1% 9,350
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 20% 16% 23% 1% 4,566
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 18% 15% 35% 1% 1,472
Believe in God; don't know 50% 10% 12% 20% 9% 122
Do not believe in God 31% 15% 10% 43% 2% 3,011
Other/don't know if they believe in God 36% 13% 11% 33% 7% 691

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 46% 15% 12% 26% 1% 9,350
Believe in God; fairly certain 39% 18% 17% 24% 1% 4,566
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 46% 17% 16% 21% < 1% 1,472
Believe in God; don't know 44% 9% 10% 32% 5% 122
Do not believe in God 47% 18% 14% 20% 1% 3,011
Other/don't know if they believe in God 48% 17% 15% 18% 2% 691

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in God Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 31% 10% 50% 6% 2% 9,350
Believe in God; fairly certain 9% 16% 61% 13% 2% 4,566
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 3% 22% 58% 16% 1% 1,472
Believe in God; don't know 13% 11% 58% 8% 10% 122
Do not believe in God 1% 20% 51% 27% 1% 3,011
Other/don't know if they believe in God 2% 20% 56% 15% 6% 691

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who say…

Belief in God There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 30% 68% 1% 1% 9,350
Believe in God; fairly certain 21% 77% 1% 1% 4,566
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 19% 79% 1% 1% 1,472
Believe in God; don't know 22% 73% 3% 3% 122
Do not believe in God 15% 83% 1% < 1% 3,011
Other/don't know if they believe in God 15% 82% 2% 1% 691

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who read scripture…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 36% 13% 10% 39% 1% 9,350
Believe in God; fairly certain 11% 9% 11% 69% < 1% 4,566
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 5% 6% 85% < 1% 1,472
Believe in God; don't know 24% 9% 9% 56% 2% 122
Do not believe in God 2% 3% 4% 91% < 1% 3,011
Other/don't know if they believe in God 5% 5% 6% 82% 2% 691

Interpreting scripture among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in God Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 31% 35% 2% 24% 8% 9,350
Believe in God; fairly certain 9% 25% 1% 57% 8% 4,566
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 3% 7% < 1% 83% 7% 1,472
Believe in God; don't know 22% 15% 2% 37% 23% 122
Do not believe in God 1% 1% < 1% 96% 3% 3,011
Other/don't know if they believe in God 1% 3% < 1% 82% 15% 691

Belief in Heaven among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 85% 10% 5% 9,350
Believe in God; fairly certain 66% 25% 9% 4,566
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 35% 52% 13% 1,472
Believe in God; don't know 57% 24% 19% 122
Do not believe in God 5% 92% 3% 3,011
Other/don't know if they believe in God 14% 52% 35% 691

Belief in Hell among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 65% 28% 7% 9,350
Believe in God; fairly certain 44% 47% 9% 4,566
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 66% 11% 1,472
Believe in God; don't know 39% 40% 21% 122
Do not believe in God 4% 94% 2% 3,011
Other/don't know if they believe in God 11% 62% 27% 691

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 9,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 30% 17% 52% 9,350
Believe in God; fairly certain 29% 16% 55% 4,566
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 21% 15% 64% 1,472
Believe in God; don't know 22% 30% 48% 122
Do not believe in God 16% 15% 70% 3,011
Other/don't know if they believe in God 22% 20% 58% 691

Political ideology among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 30% 39% 25% 6% 9,350
Believe in God; fairly certain 20% 42% 34% 4% 4,566
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 15% 39% 41% 5% 1,472
Believe in God; don't know 21% 28% 36% 16% 122
Do not believe in God 11% 31% 54% 4% 3,011
Other/don't know if they believe in God 13% 37% 41% 9% 691

Views about size of government among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 47% 46% 3% 4% 9,350
Believe in God; fairly certain 49% 45% 3% 3% 4,566
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 45% 47% 4% 4% 1,472
Believe in God; don't know 38% 40% 8% 14% 122
Do not believe in God 42% 52% 3% 3% 3,011
Other/don't know if they believe in God 46% 39% 8% 8% 691

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in God Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 40% 55% 4% 1% 9,350
Believe in God; fairly certain 39% 57% 3% 1% 4,566
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 31% 64% 4% 1% 1,472
Believe in God; don't know 32% 45% 12% 11% 122
Do not believe in God 27% 69% 3% 1% 3,011
Other/don't know if they believe in God 33% 59% 6% 3% 691

Views about homosexuality among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 70% 24% 4% 3% 9,350
Believe in God; fairly certain 86% 10% 2% 2% 4,566
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 89% 8% 1% 1% 1,472
Believe in God; don't know 71% 16% 6% 7% 122
Do not believe in God 94% 4% 1% 1% 3,011
Other/don't know if they believe in God 87% 7% 3% 3% 691

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 61% 31% 7% 9,350
Believe in God; fairly certain 79% 16% 5% 4,566
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 85% 11% 4% 1,472
Believe in God; don't know 64% 20% 16% 122
Do not believe in God 92% 6% 2% 3,011
Other/don't know if they believe in God 86% 9% 6% 691

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who say…

Belief in God Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 34% 61% 2% 2% 9,350
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 69% 2% 2% 4,566
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 73% 2% 1% 1,472
Believe in God; don't know 36% 45% 7% 13% 122
Do not believe in God 17% 80% 1% 1% 3,011
Other/don't know if they believe in God 23% 69% 3% 5% 691

Views about human evolution among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who say humans…

Belief in God Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 24% 35% 4% 34% 3% 9,350
Believe in God; fairly certain 54% 24% 5% 15% 2% 4,566
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 73% 11% 5% 10% 2% 1,472
Believe in God; don't know 38% 9% 18% 24% 11% 122
Do not believe in God 90% 3% 1% 5% 1% 3,011
Other/don't know if they believe in God 77% 5% 11% 4% 3% 691