Parent of children under 18 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 parental status

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

State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 192. 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 20% 80% 192
Alaska 36% 64% 190
Arizona 28% 72% 336
Arkansas 30% 70% 122
California 26% 74% 2,282
Colorado 28% 72% 311
Connecticut 25% 75% 259
Delaware 36% 64% 176
District of Columbia 19% 81% 222
Florida 24% 76% 1,149
Georgia 29% 71% 467
Hawaii 27% 73% 213
Idaho 27% 73% 154
Illinois 24% 76% 758
Indiana 29% 71% 301
Iowa 32% 68% 164
Kansas 26% 74% 148
Kentucky 20% 80% 163
Louisiana 32% 68% 190
Maine 23% 77% 199
Maryland 26% 74% 421
Massachusetts 26% 74% 521
Michigan 28% 72% 536
Minnesota 24% 76% 303
Mississippi 26% 74% 109
Missouri 29% 71% 304
Montana 21% 79% 169
Nebraska 32% 68% 143
Nevada 23% 77% 196
New Hampshire 21% 79% 194
New Jersey 30% 70% 535
New Mexico 17% 83% 173
New York 24% 76% 1,286
North Carolina 27% 73% 523
North Dakota 23% 77% 157
Ohio 30% 70% 557
Oklahoma 28% 72% 192
Oregon 30% 70% 266
Pennsylvania 27% 73% 712
Rhode Island 22% 78% 198
South Carolina 27% 73% 218
South Dakota 22% 78% 149
Tennessee 26% 74% 267
Texas 33% 67% 1,160
Utah 30% 70% 138
Vermont 26% 74% 218
Virginia 29% 71% 500
Washington 21% 79% 436
West Virginia 23% 77% 118
Wisconsin 27% 73% 310
Wyoming 26% 74% 149

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