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

% of adults who say abortion should be…

Metro areaLegal in all/most casesIllegal in all/most casesDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area53%44%3%510
Baltimore Metro Area53%44%3%250
Boston Metro Area75%20%4%498
Chicago Metro Area61%35%3%867
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area49%47%4%659
Detroit Metro Area60%37%3%374
Houston Metro Area45%49%5%514
Los Angeles Metro Area60%36%4%1,076
Miami Metro Area59%36%5%483
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area55%41%3%342
New York City Metro Area63%33%4%1,786
Philadelphia Metro Area64%32%4%722
Phoenix Metro Area51%46%3%397
Pittsburgh Metro Area51%41%7%252
Providence Metro Area64%31%5%351
Riverside, CA Metro Area49%46%5%373
San Diego Metro Area56%36%8%321
San Francisco Metro Area71%26%3%485
Seattle Metro Area65%30%4%333
St. Louis Metro Area49%46%5%274
Tampa Metro Area59%36%5%320
Washington, DC Metro Area69%27%4%913
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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