Racial and ethnic 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 race/ethnicity

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

State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 290. 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 72% 21% < 1% 4% 3% 290
Alaska 62% 7% 5% 6% 19% 105
Arizona 59% 5% 1% 29% 6% 280
Arkansas 78% 13% < 1% 6% 3% 177
California 32% 5% 12% 47% 3% 1,213
Colorado 68% 6% 1% 23% 2% 172
Delaware 67% 21% 1% 11% < 1% 106
Florida 56% 15% 1% 25% 4% 759
Georgia 58% 27% 1% 10% 4% 454
Idaho 87% 2% 1% 10% 1% 154
Illinois 69% 11% 2% 16% 3% 515
Indiana 87% 5% < 1% 6% 2% 312
Iowa 93% 3% 1% 2% 1% 157
Kansas 81% 5% 1% 10% 3% 152
Kentucky 90% 6% < 1% 2% 2% 242
Louisiana 69% 24% < 1% 4% 3% 248
Maryland 55% 25% 1% 13% 5% 191
Massachusetts 75% 8% 2% 14% 1% 143
Michigan 77% 14% 1% 5% 3% 398
Minnesota 83% 7% 1% 4% 5% 237
Mississippi 64% 31% < 1% 3% 2% 178
Missouri 87% 8% 1% 2% 2% 308
Montana 94% 1% 2% 1% 3% 129
Nebraska 86% 4% 1% 8% 2% 153
Nevada 54% 6% 2% 34% 4% 103
New Jersey 54% 12% 6% 23% 4% 295
New Mexico 34% < 1% 3% 49% 14% 125
New York 53% 14% 6% 24% 3% 589
North Carolina 68% 20% 1% 7% 4% 437
North Dakota 89% 1% 1% 3% 7% 168
Ohio 84% 10% 1% 3% 2% 517
Oklahoma 69% 7% < 1% 10% 14% 177
Oregon 76% < 1% 1% 10% 13% 136
Pennsylvania 82% 8% 2% 7% 1% 570
South Carolina 69% 27% < 1% 1% 3% 245
South Dakota 91% < 1% 2% 1% 7% 144
Tennessee 81% 13% 1% 4% 1% 360
Texas 47% 11% 2% 37% 3% 1,241
Utah 84% 1% 1% 12% 3% 167
Virginia 68% 18% 3% 7% 3% 335
Washington 75% 2% 5% 14% 4% 238
West Virginia 95% 1% < 1% 1% 3% 170
Wisconsin 86% 3% < 1% 7% 3% 265
Wyoming 90% 1% < 1% 7% 2% 153

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