Views about abortion among adults in Virginia

% of adults in Virginia who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 882. 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 55% 42% 3% 882
2007 54% 39% 7% 997

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Views about abortion among adults in Virginia by religious group

% of adults in Virginia 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 48% 48% 4% 119
Evangelical Protestant 41% 57% 3% 243
Mainline Protestant 62% 36% 2% 185
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 70% 26% 4% 171

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in Virginia by views about abortion

% of adults in Virginia who are ages…

Views about abortion 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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% 35% 26% 14% 489
Illegal in all/most cases 18% 36% 26% 19% 334

Generational cohort among adults in Virginia by views about abortion

% of adults in Virginia who are…

Views about abortion Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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 13% 18% 29% 30% 9% < 1% 489
Illegal in all/most cases 10% 17% 28% 32% 13% 1% 334

Gender composition among adults in Virginia by views about abortion

% of adults in Virginia who are…

Views about abortion Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 502. 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 49% 51% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 46% 54% 346

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in Virginia by views about abortion

% of adults in Virginia who identify as…

Views about abortion White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 495. 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% 18% 5% 7% 3% 495
Illegal in all/most cases 68% 18% 3% 7% 3% 335

Immigrant status among adults in Virginia by views about abortion

% of adults in Virginia who are…

Views about abortion Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 492. 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% 9% 79% 492
Illegal in all/most cases 11% 4% 85% 339

Income distribution among adults in Virginia by views about abortion

% of adults in Virginia 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 = 444. 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% 23% 31% 27% 444
Illegal in all/most cases 33% 20% 30% 17% 305

Educational distribution among adults in Virginia by views about abortion

% of adults in Virginia who have completed…

Views about abortion High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 499. 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 29% 32% 21% 17% 499
Illegal in all/most cases 47% 26% 19% 9% 346

Marital status among adults in Virginia by views about abortion

% of adults in Virginia who are…

Views about abortion Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 501. 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% 6% 13% 6% 25% 501
Illegal in all/most cases 58% 5% 12% 7% 18% 344

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

% of adults in Virginia who are…

Views about abortion Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 500. 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 29% 71% 500
Illegal in all/most cases 30% 70% 344

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in Virginia by views about abortion

% of adults in Virginia 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 = 502. 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 54% 23% 8% < 1% 12% 3% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 84% 10% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 346

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

% of adults in Virginia 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 = 502. 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% 28% 13% 13% < 1% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 79% 13% 5% 2% 1% 346

Attendance at religious services among adults in Virginia by views about abortion

% of adults in Virginia 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 = 502. 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% 35% 32% < 1% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 59% 27% 13% 1% 346

Frequency of prayer among adults in Virginia by views about abortion

% of adults in Virginia who pray…

Views about abortion At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 502. 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% 16% 7% 30% 1% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 77% 13% 3% 5% 2% 346

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

% of adults in Virginia 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 = 502. 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 19% 10% 7% 63% < 1% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 42% 14% 4% 38% 2% 346

Frequency of meditation among adults in Virginia by views about abortion

% of adults in Virginia 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 = 502. 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% 14% 7% 43% 1% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 49% 7% 5% 37% 3% 346

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

% of adults in Virginia 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 = 502. 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% 16% 11% 20% 1% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 71% 16% 7% 5% 1% 346

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

% of adults in Virginia 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 = 502. 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% 16% 20% 1% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 52% 13% 10% 22% 3% 346

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

% of adults in Virginia 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 = 502. 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% 13% 48% 11% 4% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 55% 8% 33% 3% 1% 346

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

% of adults in Virginia 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 = 502. 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% 72% 1% 1% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 51% 47% < 1% 2% 346

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in Virginia by views about abortion

% of adults in Virginia 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 = 502. 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% 11% 6% 52% < 1% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 58% 11% 8% 21% 1% 346

Interpreting scripture among adults in Virginia by views about abortion

% of adults in Virginia 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 = 502. 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% 22% 2% 43% 7% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 53% 24% 5% 13% 5% 346

Belief in Heaven among adults in Virginia by views about abortion

% of adults in Virginia who …in heaven

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 502. 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 71% 23% 6% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 82% 11% 7% 346

Belief in Hell among adults in Virginia by views about abortion

% of adults in Virginia who …in hell

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 502. 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 53% 38% 9% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 77% 16% 7% 346

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in Virginia by views about abortion

% of adults in Virginia who identify as…

Views about abortion Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 502. 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% 17% 48% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 54% 20% 26% 346

Political ideology among adults in Virginia by views about abortion

% of adults in Virginia who are…

Views about abortion Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 502. 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% 45% 26% 4% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 58% 27% 10% 5% 346

Views about size of government among adults in Virginia by views about abortion

% of adults in Virginia who would rather have…

Views about abortion Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 502. 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 51% 44% 2% 2% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 64% 32% 2% 2% 346

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

% of adults in Virginia 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 = 502. 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% 54% 2% 3% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 61% 31% 6% 3% 346

Views about homosexuality among adults in Virginia by views about abortion

% of adults in Virginia who say homosexuality…

Views about abortion Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 502. 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% 19% 2% 1% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 39% 54% 4% 2% 346

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

% of adults in Virginia who …same-sex marriage

Views about abortion Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 502. 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 68% 27% 5% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 28% 66% 6% 346

Views about environmental regulation among adults in Virginia by views about abortion

% of adults in Virginia 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 = 502. 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% 70% 2% 1% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 54% 44% 2% 1% 346

Views about human evolution among adults in Virginia by views about abortion

% of adults in Virginia 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 = 502. 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% 31% 4% 22% 3% 502
Illegal in all/most cases 13% 30% 1% 52% 4% 346