Views about abortion among Catholics by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among Catholics by views about abortion

% of Catholics who say abortion should be…

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 533. 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.
Younger Millennial 52% 46% 2% 533
Older Millennial 46% 51% 2% 648
Generation X 50% 46% 4% 1,472
Baby Boomer 51% 44% 5% 2,905
Silent 38% 54% 8% 1,361
Greatest 33% 56% 11% 142

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