Parent of children under 18 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 parental status

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

State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 291. 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 33% 67% 291
Alaska 27% 73% 107
Arizona 29% 71% 286
Arkansas 38% 62% 179
California 35% 65% 1,228
Colorado 33% 67% 172
Connecticut 19% 81% 100
Delaware 31% 69% 108
Florida 31% 69% 763
Georgia 34% 66% 459
Idaho 36% 64% 153
Illinois 30% 70% 525
Indiana 29% 71% 317
Iowa 31% 69% 157
Kansas 40% 60% 152
Kentucky 29% 71% 244
Louisiana 35% 65% 250
Maryland 26% 74% 194
Massachusetts 30% 70% 148
Michigan 30% 70% 404
Minnesota 33% 67% 243
Mississippi 31% 69% 181
Missouri 33% 67% 306
Montana 25% 75% 129
Nebraska 32% 68% 154
Nevada 34% 66% 105
New Jersey 32% 68% 300
New Mexico 40% 60% 125
New York 28% 72% 592
North Carolina 31% 69% 439
North Dakota 27% 73% 172
Ohio 31% 69% 519
Oklahoma 28% 72% 180
Oregon 29% 71% 139
Pennsylvania 28% 72% 577
South Carolina 31% 69% 246
South Dakota 30% 70% 145
Tennessee 39% 61% 363
Texas 37% 63% 1,248
Utah 39% 61% 169
Virginia 30% 70% 344
Washington 33% 67% 242
West Virginia 27% 73% 173
Wisconsin 34% 66% 268
Wyoming 36% 64% 153

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