Views about abortion among adults ages 65 and older by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults ages 65 and older by views about abortion

% of adults ages 65 and older who say abortion should be…

Metro areaLegal in all/most casesIllegal in all/most casesDon't knowSample size
Boston Metro Area65%28%7%129
Chicago Metro Area54%38%8%221
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area54%40%6%137
Houston Metro Area44%47%9%100
Los Angeles Metro Area54%40%6%271
Miami Metro Area64%29%7%126
New York City Metro Area58%36%7%496
Philadelphia Metro Area49%43%8%217
Phoenix Metro Area54%42%4%105
Providence Metro Area62%32%6%127
San Francisco Metro Area77%21%2%130
Washington, DC Metro Area61%32%7%138
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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