Views about abortion among Catholics by race/ethnicity (2014) Switch to: Racial and ethnic composition among Catholics by views about abortion

% of Catholics who say abortion should be…

Racial and ethnic composition Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,827. 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.
White 50% 46% 4% 4,827
Black 60% 35% 5% 192
Asian 54% 45% 1% 147
Latino 43% 52% 5% 1,783
Other/Mixed 55% 36% 9% 164

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