Views about abortion among adults in the Midwest

% of adults in the Midwest who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,491. 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.
2014 51% 45% 4% 7,491
2007 49% 45% 6% 9,078

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Views about abortion among adults in the Midwest by religious group

% of adults in the Midwest who say abortion should be…

Religious tradition Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Catholic 44% 52% 4% 1,634
Evangelical Protestant 31% 65% 4% 1,937
Historically Black Protestant 53% 42% 5% 335
Mainline Protestant 57% 39% 3% 1,637
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 70% 26% 4% 1,455

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who are ages…

Views about abortion 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,776. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 23% 34% 27% 16% 3,776
Illegal in all/most cases 21% 32% 27% 19% 3,318
Don't know 11% 32% 30% 28% 263

Generational cohort among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Views about abortion Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,776. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 14% 14% 28% 32% 10% 1% 3,776
Illegal in all/most cases 14% 14% 25% 32% 13% 1% 3,318
Don't know 7% 8% 27% 38% 16% 4% 263

Gender composition among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Views about abortion Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 48% 52% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 49% 51% 3,376
Don't know 56% 44% 278

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who identify as…

Views about abortion White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,799. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 79% 10% 2% 6% 3% 3,799
Illegal in all/most cases 82% 8% 1% 6% 3% 3,326
Don't know 75% 12% 2% 7% 4% 259

Immigrant status among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Views about abortion Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,803. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 7% 9% 84% 3,803
Illegal in all/most cases 7% 5% 88% 3,345
Don't know 10% 7% 84% 270

Income distribution among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who have a household income of…

Views about abortion Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 3,426. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 32% 20% 29% 18% 3,426
Illegal in all/most cases 35% 23% 28% 14% 2,955
Don't know 48% 17% 25% 9% 199

Educational distribution among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who have completed…

Views about abortion High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,823. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 36% 33% 19% 12% 3,823
Illegal in all/most cases 45% 33% 15% 7% 3,361
Don't know 46% 37% 11% 6% 274

Marital status among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Views about abortion Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,823. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 46% 8% 12% 6% 27% 3,823
Illegal in all/most cases 54% 5% 11% 7% 23% 3,363
Don't know 40% 6% 15% 14% 25% 271

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Views about abortion Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,830. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 27% 73% 3,830
Illegal in all/most cases 32% 68% 3,362
Don't know 20% 80% 277

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who say they…

Views about abortion Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 50% 26% 7% < 1% 14% 3% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 78% 16% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 3,376
Don't know 64% 15% 3% 5% 7% 5% 278

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who say religion is…

Views about abortion Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 35% 33% 16% 15% 1% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 70% 20% 6% 4% < 1% 3,376
Don't know 51% 25% 10% 8% 5% 278

Attendance at religious services among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who attend religious services…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 21% 38% 40% < 1% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 51% 30% 19% 1% 3,376
Don't know 33% 30% 35% 2% 278

Frequency of prayer among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who pray…

Views about abortion At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 40% 20% 8% 32% 1% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 66% 17% 5% 12% < 1% 3,376
Don't know 58% 11% 5% 18% 8% 278

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who attend prayer group…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 12% 6% 8% 74% < 1% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 33% 12% 9% 46% 1% 3,376
Don't know 21% 4% 10% 57% 8% 278

Frequency of meditation among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who meditate…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 33% 9% 5% 53% 1% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 41% 7% 4% 47% 1% 3,376
Don't know 44% 7% 3% 38% 7% 278

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 48% 18% 11% 21% 1% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 65% 13% 8% 12% 1% 3,376
Don't know 57% 13% 7% 16% 7% 278

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 41% 17% 14% 27% 1% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 44% 16% 13% 25% 2% 3,376
Don't know 45% 16% 11% 22% 5% 278

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about abortion Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 17% 13% 56% 12% 2% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 50% 7% 37% 4% 3% 3,376
Don't know 27% 7% 43% 10% 14% 278

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who say…

Views about abortion There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 24% 75% 1% < 1% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 44% 54% 1% 1% 3,376
Don't know 28% 63% 5% 5% 278

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who read scripture…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 18% 10% 9% 62% 1% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 47% 11% 8% 34% < 1% 3,376
Don't know 35% 5% 12% 43% 4% 278

Interpreting scripture among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who say the holy scripture is…

Views about abortion Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 17% 27% 1% 47% 7% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 42% 35% 4% 14% 5% 3,376
Don't know 23% 20% 7% 26% 24% 278

Belief in Heaven among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who …in heaven

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 66% 28% 7% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 85% 8% 7% 3,376
Don't know 68% 15% 17% 278

Belief in Hell among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who …in hell

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 47% 45% 8% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 75% 17% 8% 3,376
Don't know 53% 28% 19% 278

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who identify as…

Views about abortion Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 26% 17% 57% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 55% 18% 27% 3,376
Don't know 27% 36% 37% 278

Political ideology among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Views about abortion Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 24% 39% 32% 6% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 54% 26% 14% 7% 3,376
Don't know 28% 33% 17% 22% 278

Views about size of government among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who would rather have…

Views about abortion Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 50% 43% 3% 4% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 67% 28% 2% 3% 3,376
Don't know 44% 27% 12% 18% 278

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who say government aid to the poor…

Views about abortion Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 38% 58% 3% 1% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 58% 37% 4% 1% 3,376
Don't know 35% 43% 10% 12% 278

Views about homosexuality among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who say homosexuality…

Views about abortion Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 78% 17% 3% 2% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 43% 50% 4% 3% 3,376
Don't know 41% 30% 12% 17% 278

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who …same-sex marriage

Views about abortion Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 72% 22% 6% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 33% 60% 7% 3,376
Don't know 34% 33% 32% 278

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who say…

Views about abortion Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 31% 65% 2% 2% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 50% 44% 2% 3% 3,376
Don't know 31% 47% 8% 14% 278

Views about human evolution among adults in the Midwest by views about abortion

% of adults in the Midwest who say humans…

Views about abortion Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,837. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 45% 25% 4% 23% 2% 3,837
Illegal in all/most cases 17% 27% 3% 47% 5% 3,376
Don't know 23% 22% 8% 29% 18% 278