Views about abortion among women by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among women by views about abortion

% of women who say abortion should be…

Importance of religion in one's lifeLegal in all/most casesIllegal in all/most casesDon't knowSample size
Very important38%57%5%10,571
Somewhat important70%27%3%3,852
Not too important81%17%1%1,558
Not at all important85%12%2%1,451
Don't know52%27%21%125
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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