Views about abortion among independents and those who don't lean to either party by region (2014) Switch to: Region among independents and those who don't lean to either party by views about abortion

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who say abortion should be…

Region Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,018. 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.
Northeast 55% 38% 7% 1,018
South 43% 49% 8% 1,982
Midwest 47% 46% 8% 1,208
West 49% 42% 9% 1,450

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