Views about abortion among women by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among women by views about abortion

% of women who say abortion should be…

Metro area Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 258. 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.
Atlanta Metro Area 51% 46% 3% 258
Baltimore Metro Area 62% 37% 2% 126
Boston Metro Area 79% 16% 5% 249
Chicago Metro Area 63% 34% 3% 433
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 47% 49% 4% 321
Detroit Metro Area 59% 39% 2% 196
Houston Metro Area 45% 49% 6% 246
Los Angeles Metro Area 59% 37% 4% 543
Miami Metro Area 62% 35% 3% 229
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 59% 39% 2% 170
New York City Metro Area 62% 33% 5% 959
Philadelphia Metro Area 63% 31% 6% 373
Phoenix Metro Area 52% 45% 4% 173
Pittsburgh Metro Area 50% 43% 7% 143
Providence Metro Area 62% 31% 7% 191
Riverside, CA Metro Area 51% 46% 3% 188
San Diego Metro Area 56% 36% 8% 159
San Francisco Metro Area 76% 22% 3% 227
Seattle Metro Area 66% 32% 2% 164
St. Louis Metro Area 47% 45% 7% 144
Tampa Metro Area 60% 37% 3% 156
Washington, DC Metro Area 71% 26% 3% 437

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