Views about abortion among adults in the Northeast

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

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,516. 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 62% 34% 4% 6,516
2007 59% 35% 6% 6,556

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Views about abortion among adults in the Northeast by religious group

% of adults in the Northeast 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 56% 39% 6% 2,023
Evangelical Protestant 34% 63% 3% 759
Historically Black Protestant 56% 36% 7% 247
Jewish 78% 18% 3% 350
Mainline Protestant 67% 30% 3% 1,131
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 77% 19% 4% 1,499

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the Northeast by views about abortion

% of adults in the Northeast who are ages…

Views about abortion 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,042. 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 22% 35% 27% 16% 4,042
Illegal in all/most cases 20% 32% 27% 22% 2,039
Don't know 17% 27% 26% 30% 279

Generational cohort among adults in the Northeast by views about abortion

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Views about abortion Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,042. 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% 4,042
Illegal in all/most cases 13% 12% 26% 32% 15% 2% 2,039
Don't know 11% 10% 23% 32% 21% 3% 279

Gender composition among adults in the Northeast by views about abortion

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Views about abortion Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,135. 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% 53% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 49% 51% 2,080
Don't know 42% 58% 301

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

% of adults in the Northeast who identify as…

Views about abortion White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,073. 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 73% 10% 4% 9% 4% 4,073
Illegal in all/most cases 67% 10% 4% 16% 2% 2,047
Don't know 63% 13% 3% 17% 4% 286

Immigrant status among adults in the Northeast by views about abortion

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Views about abortion Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,073. 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 15% 15% 70% 4,073
Illegal in all/most cases 21% 13% 66% 2,041
Don't know 22% 15% 63% 292

Income distribution among adults in the Northeast by views about abortion

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,583. 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% 18% 29% 26% 3,583
Illegal in all/most cases 39% 21% 24% 16% 1,722
Don't know 40% 17% 25% 17% 208

Educational distribution among adults in the Northeast by views about abortion

% of adults in the Northeast who have completed…

Views about abortion High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,109. 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 34% 29% 21% 16% 4,109
Illegal in all/most cases 51% 25% 15% 9% 2,069
Don't know 51% 28% 13% 8% 297

Marital status among adults in the Northeast by views about abortion

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Views about abortion Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,114. 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% 9% 11% 5% 29% 4,114
Illegal in all/most cases 49% 6% 12% 8% 25% 2,065
Don't know 43% 7% 12% 14% 23% 293

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

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Views about abortion Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,122. 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% 74% 4,122
Illegal in all/most cases 28% 72% 2,068
Don't know 20% 80% 300

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,135. 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% 9% 1% 17% 4% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 73% 17% 3% 1% 4% 1% 2,080
Don't know 61% 21% 6% 4% 3% 4% 301

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,135. 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% 32% 17% 19% 1% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 68% 20% 6% 6% 1% 2,080
Don't know 54% 28% 8% 5% 5% 301

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,135. 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 20% 37% 43% < 1% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 49% 29% 21% < 1% 2,080
Don't know 29% 38% 30% 3% 301

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

% of adults in the Northeast who pray…

Views about abortion At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,135. 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% 16% 8% 37% 1% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 65% 16% 5% 14% 1% 2,080
Don't know 57% 15% 4% 19% 5% 301

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,135. 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 11% 6% 7% 75% 1% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 30% 9% 8% 52% 1% 2,080
Don't know 18% 7% 8% 65% 2% 301

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,135. 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% 10% 6% 51% 1% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 45% 7% 4% 42% 3% 2,080
Don't know 42% 9% 2% 43% 5% 301

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,135. 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% 17% 12% 23% 1% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 62% 14% 8% 14% 1% 2,080
Don't know 62% 11% 9% 13% 4% 301

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,135. 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 44% 18% 14% 24% 1% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 47% 14% 12% 25% 1% 2,080
Don't know 42% 11% 12% 31% 5% 301

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,135. 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 15% 14% 57% 13% 2% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 44% 8% 37% 8% 2% 2,080
Don't know 25% 8% 48% 7% 12% 301

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,135. 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 22% 76% 1% 1% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 41% 57% 1% 1% 2,080
Don't know 28% 61% 3% 8% 301

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,135. 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% 7% 9% 66% 1% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 42% 10% 8% 38% 1% 2,080
Don't know 27% 8% 8% 51% 5% 301

Interpreting scripture among adults in the Northeast by views about abortion

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,135. 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% 22% 1% 54% 8% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 39% 32% 3% 21% 5% 2,080
Don't know 30% 18% 7% 24% 21% 301

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

% of adults in the Northeast who …in heaven

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,135. 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 58% 34% 8% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 81% 12% 7% 2,080
Don't know 73% 13% 14% 301

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

% of adults in the Northeast who …in hell

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,135. 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% 51% 8% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 66% 25% 9% 2,080
Don't know 47% 30% 22% 301

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the Northeast by views about abortion

% of adults in the Northeast who identify as…

Views about abortion Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,135. 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% 16% 60% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 45% 20% 35% 2,080
Don't know 28% 30% 42% 301

Political ideology among adults in the Northeast by views about abortion

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Views about abortion Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,135. 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% 37% 36% 5% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 48% 30% 15% 7% 2,080
Don't know 32% 29% 23% 16% 301

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

% of adults in the Northeast who would rather have…

Views about abortion Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,135. 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 44% 49% 3% 3% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 55% 40% 2% 3% 2,080
Don't know 33% 43% 9% 15% 301

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,135. 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% 60% 3% 1% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 52% 41% 4% 3% 2,080
Don't know 35% 45% 9% 12% 301

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

% of adults in the Northeast who say homosexuality…

Views about abortion Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,135. 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 84% 11% 2% 2% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 48% 45% 4% 3% 2,080
Don't know 50% 13% 12% 25% 301

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

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

Views about abortion Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,135. 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 77% 17% 6% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 37% 56% 7% 2,080
Don't know 38% 24% 38% 301

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,135. 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 25% 71% 2% 2% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 48% 47% 2% 4% 2,080
Don't know 33% 46% 8% 14% 301

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 4,135. 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 52% 22% 4% 19% 3% 4,135
Illegal in all/most cases 19% 25% 4% 48% 5% 2,080
Don't know 21% 22% 13% 29% 14% 301