Views about abortion among 50-64 year olds by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among 50-64 year olds by views about abortion

% of 50-64 year olds who say abortion should be…

Importance of religion in one's life Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,842. 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.
Very important 40% 56% 4% 5,842
Somewhat important 66% 29% 5% 2,446
Not too important 81% 16% 3% 971
Not at all important 86% 11% 3% 968

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