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

% of parents who say abortion should be…

Metro areaLegal in all/most casesIllegal in all/most casesDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area46%53%1%140
Boston Metro Area76%22%2%106
Chicago Metro Area58%40%3%202
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area49%47%4%191
Houston Metro Area38%56%5%150
Los Angeles Metro Area53%42%5%253
Miami Metro Area50%47%4%131
New York City Metro Area60%36%4%418
Philadelphia Metro Area64%31%4%174
Riverside, CA Metro Area44%49%7%109
San Francisco Metro Area59%35%6%101
Washington, DC Metro Area66%32%2%257
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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