Gender composition 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 gender

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

State Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 293. 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.
Alabama 49% 51% 293
Alaska 47% 53% 108
Arizona 48% 52% 288
Arkansas 46% 54% 179
California 50% 50% 1,231
Colorado 51% 49% 174
Connecticut 51% 49% 100
Delaware 47% 53% 108
Florida 48% 52% 767
Georgia 44% 56% 459
Idaho 48% 52% 155
Illinois 51% 49% 525
Indiana 48% 52% 318
Iowa 52% 48% 157
Kansas 47% 53% 154
Kentucky 47% 53% 244
Louisiana 43% 57% 251
Maryland 53% 47% 194
Massachusetts 55% 45% 148
Michigan 45% 55% 406
Minnesota 50% 50% 243
Mississippi 49% 51% 181
Missouri 48% 52% 309
Montana 57% 43% 130
Nebraska 55% 45% 154
Nevada 51% 49% 105
New Jersey 49% 51% 303
New Mexico 50% 50% 126
New York 46% 54% 596
North Carolina 50% 50% 441
North Dakota 57% 43% 172
Ohio 50% 50% 523
Oklahoma 50% 50% 180
Oregon 48% 52% 140
Pennsylvania 47% 53% 581
South Carolina 47% 53% 246
South Dakota 51% 49% 145
Tennessee 46% 54% 363
Texas 48% 52% 1,257
Utah 49% 51% 169
Virginia 46% 54% 346
Washington 46% 54% 243
West Virginia 49% 51% 173
Wisconsin 48% 52% 270
Wyoming 54% 46% 153

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