Views about abortion among non-parents by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among non-parents by views about abortion

% of non-parents who say abortion should be…

Metro area Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 367. 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 56% 40% 4% 367
Baltimore Metro Area 53% 43% 3% 199
Boston Metro Area 75% 20% 5% 390
Chicago Metro Area 63% 34% 3% 663
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 49% 46% 5% 466
Detroit Metro Area 61% 36% 3% 292
Houston Metro Area 49% 46% 6% 361
Los Angeles Metro Area 63% 33% 4% 816
Miami Metro Area 63% 31% 6% 349
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 60% 36% 4% 254
New York City Metro Area 64% 32% 4% 1,359
Philadelphia Metro Area 64% 32% 4% 546
Phoenix Metro Area 52% 43% 5% 305
Pittsburgh Metro Area 48% 43% 8% 197
Providence Metro Area 65% 30% 5% 288
Riverside, CA Metro Area 53% 44% 4% 264
San Diego Metro Area 53% 39% 8% 256
San Francisco Metro Area 76% 22% 2% 381
Seattle Metro Area 71% 24% 5% 255
St. Louis Metro Area 50% 43% 7% 216
Tampa Metro Area 60% 35% 5% 255
Washington, DC Metro Area 70% 25% 4% 655

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