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

% of 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 = 140. 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 46% 53% 1% 140
Boston Metro Area 76% 22% 2% 106
Chicago Metro Area 58% 40% 3% 202
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 49% 47% 4% 191
Houston Metro Area 38% 56% 5% 150
Los Angeles Metro Area 53% 42% 5% 253
Miami Metro Area 50% 47% 4% 131
New York City Metro Area 60% 36% 4% 418
Philadelphia Metro Area 64% 31% 4% 174
Riverside, CA Metro Area 44% 49% 7% 109
San Francisco Metro Area 59% 35% 6% 101
Washington, DC Metro Area 66% 32% 2% 257

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