Marital status 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 marital status

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

State Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
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Alabama 52% 5% 18% 5% 20% 193
Alaska 44% 11% 12% 3% 30% 189
Arizona 46% 10% 14% 4% 25% 336
Arkansas 45% 6% 17% 9% 24% 121
California 43% 10% 13% 4% 30% 2,274
Colorado 50% 12% 11% 4% 24% 310
Connecticut 50% 9% 12% 3% 26% 258
Delaware 56% 12% 7% 5% 20% 176
District of Columbia 30% 11% 12% 5% 43% 222
Florida 43% 8% 17% 7% 25% 1,149
Georgia 44% 8% 16% 5% 27% 469
Hawaii 43% 13% 12% 6% 27% 213
Idaho 56% 4% 21% 6% 14% 154
Illinois 44% 10% 11% 5% 30% 753
Indiana 47% 8% 14% 7% 24% 300
Iowa 49% 7% 12% 7% 25% 164
Kansas 51% 5% 12% 7% 25% 148
Kentucky 39% 4% 15% 7% 35% 162
Louisiana 38% 10% 17% 6% 29% 190
Maine 52% 13% 13% 5% 17% 199
Maryland 44% 6% 11% 5% 34% 422
Massachusetts 43% 9% 12% 5% 32% 522
Michigan 47% 10% 13% 8% 22% 535
Minnesota 49% 8% 10% 6% 28% 303
Mississippi 30% 6% 21% 9% 34% 110
Missouri 45% 10% 10% 7% 28% 305
Montana 53% 6% 14% 6% 21% 169
Nebraska 43% 6% 16% 3% 32% 143
Nevada 36% 16% 16% 7% 25% 198
New Hampshire 48% 16% 12% 3% 21% 194
New Jersey 47% 10% 12% 5% 26% 534
New Mexico 36% 14% 19% 7% 24% 172
New York 43% 8% 10% 6% 33% 1,282
North Carolina 47% 8% 14% 6% 25% 525
North Dakota 47% 3% 17% 6% 27% 157
Ohio 43% 8% 15% 7% 28% 557
Oklahoma 52% 9% 17% 5% 17% 192
Oregon 45% 7% 19% 9% 21% 265
Pennsylvania 48% 7% 11% 6% 28% 712
Rhode Island 39% 20% 10% 9% 22% 198
South Carolina 47% 10% 13% 6% 24% 219
South Dakota 49% 12% 9% 5% 25% 148
Tennessee 53% 10% 11% 5% 21% 265
Texas 46% 8% 15% 5% 26% 1,159
Utah 37% 20% 15% 3% 24% 139
Vermont 52% 12% 11% 3% 22% 215
Virginia 50% 6% 13% 6% 25% 501
Washington 43% 13% 14% 6% 24% 437
West Virginia 47% 9% 16% 8% 19% 117
Wisconsin 50% 7% 12% 3% 27% 310
Wyoming 47% 11% 14% 5% 23% 151

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