Views about abortion among college graduates by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among college graduates by views about abortion

% of college graduates who say abortion should be…

Metro areaLegal in all/most casesIllegal in all/most casesDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area56%41%3%138
Boston Metro Area81%15%3%156
Chicago Metro Area70%28%2%260
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area51%46%3%190
Houston Metro Area55%41%5%140
Los Angeles Metro Area70%26%5%306
Miami Metro Area65%30%5%126
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area59%38%3%132
New York City Metro Area71%26%3%498
Philadelphia Metro Area71%26%3%171
Phoenix Metro Area56%42%3%103
Providence Metro Area79%20%1%110
San Francisco Metro Area80%17%4%164
Seattle Metro Area74%22%4%102
Washington, DC Metro Area71%28%1%300
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.

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