Views about abortion among adults who read scripture at least once a week by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Metro areaLegal in all/most casesIllegal in all/most casesDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area35%63%3%232
Chicago Metro Area39%59%2%225
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area34%61%4%281
Detroit Metro Area29%66%6%125
Houston Metro Area29%66%5%199
Los Angeles Metro Area35%62%3%316
Miami Metro Area38%57%5%162
New York City Metro Area46%51%3%455
Philadelphia Metro Area45%48%8%198
Phoenix Metro Area29%67%4%148
Riverside, CA Metro Area23%72%6%138
San Diego Metro Area31%58%11%100
Tampa Metro Area39%58%4%106
Washington, DC Metro Area46%50%4%258
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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