Views about abortion among parents by state (2014) Switch to: State among parents by views about abortion

% of parents who say abortion should be…

State Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 125. 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.
Alabama 26% 69% 5% 125
Arizona 50% 49% 1% 141
California 50% 44% 5% 868
Colorado 55% 38% 7% 150
Florida 51% 46% 4% 434
Georgia 44% 53% 3% 248
Illinois 52% 46% 3% 300
Indiana 43% 53% 4% 152
Kentucky 29% 66% 5% 106
Louisiana 38% 60% 2% 128
Maryland 65% 33% 2% 156
Massachusetts 74% 25% 1% 163
Michigan 54% 44% 2% 221
Minnesota 45% 53% 2% 140
Missouri 42% 53% 5% 168
New Jersey 60% 37% 3% 222
New York 61% 35% 3% 402
North Carolina 46% 50% 4% 228
Ohio 49% 49% 2% 272
Pennsylvania 51% 45% 4% 291
South Carolina 40% 57% 4% 117
Tennessee 32% 64% 4% 156
Texas 43% 54% 3% 754
Virginia 56% 43% 1% 228
Washington 51% 47% 3% 157
Wisconsin 48% 52% 1% 145

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