Educational 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 educational group

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 41% 36% 15% 8% 193
Alaska 29% 41% 17% 13% 190
Arizona 34% 37% 16% 13% 335
Arkansas 44% 31% 13% 11% 122
California 32% 33% 20% 14% 2,272
Colorado 25% 35% 22% 18% 309
Connecticut 33% 27% 20% 19% 259
Delaware 39% 30% 18% 14% 176
District of Columbia 23% 18% 31% 28% 222
Florida 39% 32% 17% 12% 1,149
Georgia 39% 30% 16% 15% 466
Hawaii 32% 33% 22% 13% 212
Idaho 35% 35% 18% 12% 153
Illinois 32% 34% 21% 13% 757
Indiana 42% 30% 17% 11% 301
Iowa 39% 34% 18% 10% 164
Kansas 39% 33% 14% 14% 148
Kentucky 46% 30% 11% 12% 161
Louisiana 48% 28% 18% 5% 190
Maine 39% 30% 22% 9% 198
Maryland 29% 29% 22% 19% 421
Massachusetts 32% 27% 23% 19% 522
Michigan 37% 35% 17% 11% 534
Minnesota 28% 36% 23% 13% 301
Mississippi 43% 35% 16% 7% 110
Missouri 41% 28% 20% 11% 305
Montana 39% 32% 17% 11% 168
Nebraska 34% 39% 18% 9% 143
Nevada 38% 40% 14% 8% 198
New Hampshire 34% 30% 21% 16% 193
New Jersey 34% 27% 21% 19% 536
New Mexico 35% 32% 21% 12% 173
New York 32% 30% 22% 16% 1,278
North Carolina 31% 34% 18% 16% 523
North Dakota 28% 45% 19% 8% 157
Ohio 40% 32% 18% 10% 556
Oklahoma 46% 33% 12% 9% 192
Oregon 31% 36% 23% 10% 265
Pennsylvania 39% 29% 18% 14% 711
Rhode Island 29% 34% 22% 14% 195
South Carolina 37% 31% 20% 11% 219
South Dakota 38% 32% 19% 10% 148
Tennessee 45% 28% 16% 10% 267
Texas 36% 34% 19% 11% 1,160
Utah 40% 34% 16% 10% 140
Vermont 30% 29% 23% 18% 217
Virginia 29% 32% 21% 17% 499
Washington 29% 36% 22% 13% 437
West Virginia 42% 29% 19% 10% 118
Wisconsin 37% 31% 20% 12% 309
Wyoming 39% 38% 15% 8% 150

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