Racial and ethnic composition 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 race/ethnicity

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

State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
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Alabama 63% 31% < 1% 2% 3% 192
Alaska 71% 3% 3% 3% 20% 188
Arizona 65% 2% 5% 24% 4% 329
Arkansas 78% 14% 1% 4% 2% 122
California 51% 6% 14% 26% 3% 2,257
Colorado 80% 1% 1% 14% 4% 308
Connecticut 76% 9% 2% 10% 2% 257
Delaware 69% 21% 4% 3% 4% 173
District of Columbia 46% 41% 5% 5% 4% 223
Florida 64% 13% 1% 19% 3% 1,140
Georgia 58% 30% 1% 6% 5% 465
Hawaii 29% 3% 39% 8% 21% 212
Idaho 88% 1% 1% 9% 1% 153
Illinois 65% 16% 4% 12% 3% 750
Indiana 80% 11% < 1% 6% 3% 298
Iowa 87% 3% 2% 6% 3% 164
Kansas 79% 5% 5% 8% 2% 148
Kentucky 87% 8% < 1% 2% 3% 163
Louisiana 58% 32% 1% 5% 3% 188
Maine 96% < 1% < 1% 1% 2% 198
Maryland 58% 28% 3% 5% 5% 418
Massachusetts 79% 5% 3% 6% 6% 513
Michigan 81% 12% 1% 2% 4% 533
Minnesota 88% 2% 2% 3% 5% 299
Mississippi 54% 44% < 1% 1% 1% 110
Missouri 78% 12% 1% 5% 4% 301
Montana 84% < 1% < 1% 4% 12% 166
Nebraska 83% 5% 2% 8% 2% 144
Nevada 59% 9% 4% 17% 11% 196
New Hampshire 95% 1% 1% 1% 2% 192
New Jersey 66% 11% 6% 13% 4% 530
New Mexico 52% 3% < 1% 38% 7% 173
New York 64% 13% 5% 13% 5% 1,263
North Carolina 69% 20% 2% 6% 3% 520
North Dakota 89% < 1% 2% 1% 8% 157
Ohio 82% 12% 2% 2% 2% 548
Oklahoma 75% 7% 1% 4% 13% 192
Oregon 84% 1% 3% 9% 4% 260
Pennsylvania 81% 11% 2% 3% 3% 708
Rhode Island 84% 6% 1% 6% 3% 196
South Carolina 66% 22% 1% 8% 3% 218
South Dakota 84% < 1% < 1% 4% 12% 148
Tennessee 73% 18% 1% 4% 4% 263
Texas 51% 11% 3% 30% 4% 1,154
Utah 80% 1% 2% 11% 6% 137
Vermont 94% 1% 1% 2% 2% 216
Virginia 66% 18% 5% 7% 3% 495
Washington 75% 4% 6% 7% 8% 434
West Virginia 93% 5% < 1% < 1% 2% 118
Wisconsin 86% 6% 3% 4% 2% 309
Wyoming 84% 1% 1% 10% 5% 149

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