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

% of married adults who say abortion should be…

Metro area Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 252. 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 53% 45% 2% 252
Baltimore Metro Area 55% 43% 2% 120
Boston Metro Area 79% 19% 3% 235
Chicago Metro Area 59% 38% 3% 434
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 43% 52% 5% 333
Detroit Metro Area 54% 43% 3% 174
Houston Metro Area 41% 54% 5% 266
Los Angeles Metro Area 57% 38% 5% 465
Miami Metro Area 57% 37% 6% 226
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 53% 46% 1% 182
New York City Metro Area 63% 33% 4% 829
Philadelphia Metro Area 66% 32% 2% 350
Phoenix Metro Area 52% 47% 1% 198
Pittsburgh Metro Area 45% 49% 6% 130
Providence Metro Area 65% 28% 8% 174
Riverside, CA Metro Area 43% 51% 6% 177
San Diego Metro Area 59% 33% 8% 154
San Francisco Metro Area 65% 31% 4% 226
Seattle Metro Area 61% 34% 5% 158
St. Louis Metro Area 51% 44% 5% 126
Tampa Metro Area 60% 35% 5% 132
Washington, DC Metro Area 66% 29% 4% 450

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