Belief in Hell 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 …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know 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 46% 46% 8% 19,212
2007 48% 41% 11% 18,565

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Belief in Hell 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 …in hell

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know 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 28% 69% 3% 228
Catholic 57% 36% 8% 3,463
Evangelical Protestant 76% 17% 6% 2,735
Hindu 23% 68% 9% 143
Historically Black Protestant 79% 14% 7% 1,010
Jewish 16% 76% 7% 734
Mainline Protestant 53% 37% 10% 3,816
Mormon 57% 37% 6% 171
Muslim 78% 14% 7% 131
Orthodox Christian 48% 38% 14% 102
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 20% 72% 7% 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 hell

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

Belief in Hell 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,838. 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 22% 36% 28% 15% 7,838
Don't believe 25% 34% 25% 16% 9,489
Other/don't know 18% 32% 29% 22% 1,531

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

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

Belief in Hell Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 7,838. 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 14% 14% 30% 32% 9% 1% 7,838
Don't believe 16% 16% 27% 30% 10% 1% 9,489
Other/don't know 10% 13% 26% 35% 13% 2% 1,531

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

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

Belief in Hell Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,965. 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 46% 54% 7,965
Don't believe 51% 49% 9,648
Other/don't know 47% 53% 1,599

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

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

Belief in Hell White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,899. 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 60% 17% 4% 14% 4% 7,899
Don't believe 75% 6% 5% 11% 4% 9,531
Other/don't know 68% 10% 5% 11% 5% 1,558

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

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

Belief in Hell Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,853. 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 13% 10% 77% 7,853
Don't believe 13% 13% 74% 9,573
Other/don't know 13% 12% 76% 1,564

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

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

Belief in Hell Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 7,072. 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 37% 21% 26% 16% 7,072
Don't believe 24% 19% 30% 27% 8,703
Other/don't know 33% 20% 24% 23% 1,309

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

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

Belief in Hell High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,928. 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 43% 34% 15% 8% 7,928
Don't believe 28% 30% 24% 18% 9,611
Other/don't know 34% 32% 18% 16% 1,583

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

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

Belief in Hell Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 7,949. 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 45% 8% 15% 6% 27% 7,949
Don't believe 45% 10% 12% 5% 28% 9,612
Other/don't know 46% 7% 13% 9% 25% 1,575

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

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

Belief in Hell Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,936. 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 30% 70% 7,936
Don't believe 24% 76% 9,628
Other/don't know 23% 77% 1,590

BeliefsandPractices

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

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

Belief in Hell 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 = 7,965. 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 71% 23% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 7,965
Don't believe 30% 24% 11% < 1% 30% 4% 9,648
Other/don't know 46% 27% 11% 1% 5% 11% 1,599

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

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

Belief in Hell Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,965. 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 54% 33% 9% 3% < 1% 7,965
Don't believe 20% 26% 22% 31% 1% 9,648
Other/don't know 37% 31% 18% 12% 2% 1,599

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

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

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,965. 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 32% 42% 26% < 1% 7,965
Don't believe 12% 33% 55% < 1% 9,648
Other/don't know 22% 37% 40% 1% 1,599

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

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

Belief in Hell At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,965. 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 58% 20% 7% 14% < 1% 7,965
Don't believe 27% 13% 7% 53% < 1% 9,648
Other/don't know 42% 17% 7% 31% 3% 1,599

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 hell

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

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,965. 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 21% 11% 10% 58% < 1% 7,965
Don't believe 7% 4% 5% 83% < 1% 9,648
Other/don't know 13% 5% 7% 73% 2% 1,599

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

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

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,965. 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 38% 9% 4% 48% 1% 7,965
Don't believe 32% 11% 6% 51% 1% 9,648
Other/don't know 37% 8% 6% 46% 3% 1,599

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

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

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,965. 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 57% 17% 11% 14% 1% 7,965
Don't believe 44% 17% 12% 26% 1% 9,648
Other/don't know 51% 15% 12% 20% 3% 1,599

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

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

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,965. 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 40% 17% 14% 28% 1% 7,965
Don't believe 49% 17% 14% 20% 1% 9,648
Other/don't know 46% 16% 12% 22% 3% 1,599

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

% 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 Hell Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,965. 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 30% 9% 53% 7% 2% 7,965
Don't believe 7% 19% 55% 17% 2% 9,648
Other/don't know 16% 14% 55% 9% 6% 1,599

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

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

Belief in Hell 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 = 7,965. 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 30% 68% 1% 1% 7,965
Don't believe 19% 79% 1% < 1% 9,648
Other/don't know 23% 74% 2% 1% 1,599

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

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

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,965. 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 32% 13% 10% 44% 1% 7,965
Don't believe 11% 7% 8% 74% < 1% 9,648
Other/don't know 21% 10% 9% 58% 2% 1,599

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

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

Belief in Hell 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 = 7,965. 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 32% 35% 2% 24% 7% 7,965
Don't believe 5% 14% 1% 74% 6% 9,648
Other/don't know 14% 19% 3% 45% 19% 1,599

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

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

Belief in Hell Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,965. 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 96% 2% 2% 7,965
Don't believe 32% 63% 5% 9,648
Other/don't know 43% 3% 54% 1,599

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

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

Belief in Hell Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,965. 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 32% 17% 51% 7,965
Don't believe 22% 16% 63% 9,648
Other/don't know 26% 21% 53% 1,599

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

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

Belief in Hell Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,965. 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 31% 40% 24% 6% 7,965
Don't believe 15% 37% 44% 4% 9,648
Other/don't know 22% 42% 26% 9% 1,599

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

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

Belief in Hell Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,965. 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 47% 47% 3% 3% 7,965
Don't believe 46% 47% 3% 3% 9,648
Other/don't know 44% 41% 7% 8% 1,599

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

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

Belief in Hell Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,965. 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 43% 53% 3% 1% 7,965
Don't believe 31% 64% 3% 1% 9,648
Other/don't know 34% 56% 6% 4% 1,599

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

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

Belief in Hell Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,965. 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 70% 24% 3% 2% 7,965
Don't believe 89% 8% 2% 1% 9,648
Other/don't know 77% 13% 5% 5% 1,599

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

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

Belief in Hell Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,965. 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 61% 33% 7% 7,965
Don't believe 85% 11% 4% 9,648
Other/don't know 70% 19% 11% 1,599

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

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

Belief in Hell 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 = 7,965. 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 36% 60% 2% 2% 7,965
Don't believe 22% 74% 2% 2% 9,648
Other/don't know 28% 63% 5% 4% 1,599

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

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

Belief in Hell 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 = 7,965. 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 27% 34% 3% 33% 3% 7,965
Don't believe 66% 16% 4% 12% 2% 9,648
Other/don't know 41% 22% 10% 18% 8% 1,599