Views about abortion among women by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among women by views about abortion

% of women who say abortion should be…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrongLegal in all/most casesIllegal in all/most casesDon't knowSample size
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong39%58%3%5,744
Right or wrong depends on the situation61%35%4%11,371
Neither/both equally45%42%13%255
Don't know29%48%23%187
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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