Views about abortion among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by views about abortion

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say abortion should be…

Metro area Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 286. 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 49% 47% 3% 286
Baltimore Metro Area 40% 56% 3% 124
Boston Metro Area 68% 28% 4% 245
Chicago Metro Area 54% 44% 2% 436
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 44% 52% 4% 360
Detroit Metro Area 56% 42% 2% 198
Houston Metro Area 45% 51% 4% 288
Los Angeles Metro Area 61% 34% 5% 496
Miami Metro Area 51% 43% 6% 192
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 49% 49% 2% 196
New York City Metro Area 65% 33% 2% 729
Philadelphia Metro Area 64% 34% 2% 364
Phoenix Metro Area 47% 51% 2% 259
Pittsburgh Metro Area 42% 51% 7% 144
Providence Metro Area 56% 39% 5% 184
Riverside, CA Metro Area 49% 47% 4% 184
San Diego Metro Area 53% 42% 5% 156
San Francisco Metro Area 74% 22% 3% 174
Seattle Metro Area 58% 37% 6% 162
St. Louis Metro Area 41% 55% 4% 151
Tampa Metro Area 51% 44% 5% 162
Washington, DC Metro Area 68% 29% 3% 375

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