Age distribution among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by age group

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

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
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Alabama 24% 34% 24% 18% 285
Alaska 18% 35% 35% 12% 103
Arizona 24% 33% 26% 18% 286
Arkansas 24% 35% 24% 18% 173
California 22% 39% 24% 15% 1,205
Colorado 21% 32% 27% 20% 171
Delaware 20% 32% 25% 22% 106
Florida 21% 30% 25% 24% 751
Georgia 26% 31% 25% 18% 450
Idaho 20% 36% 31% 13% 153
Illinois 20% 38% 23% 19% 513
Indiana 24% 30% 27% 18% 317
Iowa 20% 30% 29% 20% 156
Kansas 23% 37% 28% 12% 153
Kentucky 18% 36% 28% 18% 241
Louisiana 23% 34% 24% 19% 250
Maryland 22% 31% 29% 19% 192
Massachusetts 15% 30% 29% 26% 142
Michigan 24% 32% 25% 20% 397
Minnesota 20% 33% 27% 20% 239
Mississippi 19% 32% 26% 23% 180
Missouri 20% 30% 30% 20% 304
Montana 23% 28% 26% 23% 127
Nebraska 14% 34% 27% 25% 153
Nevada 17% 38% 24% 21% 102
New Jersey 17% 35% 25% 22% 295
New Mexico 17% 44% 25% 14% 123
New York 23% 32% 26% 19% 584
North Carolina 22% 33% 27% 18% 437
North Dakota 25% 25% 25% 25% 169
Ohio 21% 31% 29% 20% 511
Oklahoma 23% 29% 25% 23% 178
Oregon 14% 34% 31% 20% 139
Pennsylvania 19% 32% 27% 22% 575
South Carolina 27% 31% 23% 19% 241
South Dakota 25% 30% 24% 20% 143
Tennessee 20% 34% 27% 19% 355
Texas 24% 37% 25% 14% 1,223
Utah 26% 36% 25% 14% 167
Virginia 18% 36% 26% 19% 334
Washington 23% 37% 24% 16% 232
West Virginia 17% 30% 31% 22% 171
Wisconsin 21% 31% 29% 19% 263
Wyoming 19% 33% 32% 15% 150

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