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

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

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
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Alabama 18% 32% 32% 18% 188
Alaska 28% 36% 25% 11% 188
Arizona 21% 34% 24% 20% 332
Arkansas 22% 28% 30% 20% 121
California 26% 34% 25% 15% 2,229
Colorado 25% 38% 24% 13% 306
Connecticut 20% 37% 31% 13% 250
Delaware 23% 31% 28% 18% 173
District of Columbia 27% 39% 25% 9% 215
Florida 20% 32% 26% 22% 1,133
Georgia 22% 41% 26% 12% 461
Hawaii 24% 29% 27% 20% 209
Idaho 22% 28% 25% 25% 152
Illinois 24% 33% 28% 14% 746
Indiana 22% 37% 26% 15% 297
Iowa 24% 34% 24% 18% 162
Kansas 26% 30% 24% 21% 147
Kentucky 26% 31% 29% 14% 162
Louisiana 26% 33% 28% 13% 190
Maine 16% 32% 29% 23% 199
Maryland 23% 39% 25% 12% 415
Massachusetts 25% 36% 25% 14% 513
Michigan 19% 32% 31% 18% 527
Minnesota 23% 37% 25% 14% 299
Mississippi 28% 37% 25% 10% 109
Missouri 23% 35% 25% 16% 299
Montana 20% 34% 30% 16% 165
Nebraska 31% 32% 24% 13% 143
Nevada 25% 35% 25% 15% 195
New Hampshire 22% 34% 29% 16% 192
New Jersey 21% 35% 29% 15% 520
New Mexico 24% 25% 29% 21% 171
New York 23% 35% 26% 17% 1,251
North Carolina 21% 37% 25% 17% 520
North Dakota 24% 34% 29% 13% 156
Ohio 21% 35% 27% 17% 552
Oklahoma 23% 37% 27% 14% 190
Oregon 23% 34% 24% 19% 264
Pennsylvania 23% 32% 28% 17% 707
Rhode Island 17% 39% 25% 19% 195
South Carolina 20% 33% 31% 16% 213
South Dakota 19% 34% 31% 15% 144
Tennessee 22% 35% 26% 17% 265
Texas 26% 37% 23% 14% 1,146
Utah 32% 38% 19% 10% 135
Vermont 18% 34% 33% 15% 215
Virginia 25% 35% 26% 14% 489
Washington 22% 34% 28% 16% 436
West Virginia 24% 36% 24% 16% 117
Wisconsin 21% 37% 27% 15% 304
Wyoming 22% 34% 26% 17% 151

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