Views about abortion by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God by views about abortion

% of adults who say abortion should be…

Belief in GodLegal in all/most casesIllegal in all/most casesDon't knowSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain42%53%5%21,904
Believe in God; fairly certain64%32%4%6,792
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain77%20%3%1,819
Believe in God; don't know38%39%23%274
Do not believe in God86%11%3%3,414
Other/don't know if they believe in God76%17%7%868
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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