Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated by sources of guidance on right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Sources of guidance on right and wrong among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated who say abortion should be…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 441. 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.
Religion 39% 55% 6% 441
Philosophy/reason 80% 18% 3% 1,396
Common sense 74% 23% 4% 4,142
Science 80% 17% 4% 1,392
Don't know 57% 23% 20% 185

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