Views about abortion among 50-64 year olds by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among 50-64 year olds by views about abortion

% of 50-64 year olds who say abortion should be…

Metro areaLegal in all/most casesIllegal in all/most casesDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area51%47%2%136
Boston Metro Area76%18%5%134
Chicago Metro Area68%31%1%231
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area50%46%4%186
Detroit Metro Area62%36%2%131
Houston Metro Area44%50%6%136
Los Angeles Metro Area59%37%4%272
Miami Metro Area56%36%9%119
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area53%41%7%117
New York City Metro Area62%34%4%489
Philadelphia Metro Area66%29%4%205
Phoenix Metro Area52%48%< 1%117
Providence Metro Area58%37%5%113
San Diego Metro Area50%38%13%104
San Francisco Metro Area69%26%5%138
Tampa Metro Area63%31%6%102
Washington, DC Metro Area77%15%7%266
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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