Educational 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 educational group

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

State High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
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Alabama 49% 31% 14% 7% 290
Alaska 44% 37% 12% 7% 108
Arizona 42% 37% 13% 9% 287
Arkansas 53% 31% 13% 4% 176
California 50% 30% 12% 8% 1,220
Colorado 39% 34% 18% 9% 174
Delaware 49% 31% 11% 9% 108
Florida 48% 31% 13% 8% 756
Georgia 46% 32% 14% 8% 456
Idaho 42% 35% 17% 6% 155
Illinois 48% 29% 15% 8% 520
Indiana 50% 32% 13% 5% 318
Iowa 39% 36% 16% 8% 156
Kansas 36% 37% 18% 9% 153
Kentucky 51% 30% 12% 7% 242
Louisiana 50% 30% 14% 5% 250
Maryland 50% 27% 13% 11% 194
Massachusetts 46% 30% 15% 9% 147
Michigan 45% 34% 13% 8% 403
Minnesota 39% 35% 20% 7% 243
Mississippi 48% 35% 13% 4% 181
Missouri 44% 35% 14% 7% 309
Montana 35% 37% 21% 8% 130
Nebraska 37% 32% 20% 11% 153
Nevada 54% 24% 13% 9% 105
New Jersey 48% 24% 14% 15% 300
New Mexico 51% 35% 11% 3% 125
New York 52% 25% 15% 8% 595
North Carolina 51% 30% 13% 7% 441
North Dakota 40% 30% 21% 10% 172
Ohio 46% 33% 13% 8% 521
Oklahoma 44% 33% 16% 7% 179
Oregon 45% 35% 11% 9% 140
Pennsylvania 53% 25% 13% 8% 579
South Carolina 50% 31% 11% 8% 246
South Dakota 43% 37% 14% 6% 144
Tennessee 49% 30% 12% 9% 359
Texas 49% 30% 15% 7% 1,248
Utah 28% 44% 20% 9% 169
Virginia 47% 26% 19% 9% 346
Washington 37% 40% 17% 6% 241
West Virginia 62% 27% 7% 4% 171
Wisconsin 44% 36% 15% 4% 269
Wyoming 38% 37% 21% 5% 153

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