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

% of women who say abortion should be…

Metro areaLegal in all/most casesIllegal in all/most casesDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area51%46%3%258
Baltimore Metro Area62%37%2%126
Boston Metro Area79%16%5%249
Chicago Metro Area63%34%3%433
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area47%49%4%321
Detroit Metro Area59%39%2%196
Houston Metro Area45%49%6%246
Los Angeles Metro Area59%37%4%543
Miami Metro Area62%35%3%229
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area59%39%2%170
New York City Metro Area62%33%5%959
Philadelphia Metro Area63%31%6%373
Phoenix Metro Area52%45%4%173
Pittsburgh Metro Area50%43%7%143
Providence Metro Area62%31%7%191
Riverside, CA Metro Area51%46%3%188
San Diego Metro Area56%36%8%159
San Francisco Metro Area76%22%3%227
Seattle Metro Area66%32%2%164
St. Louis Metro Area47%45%7%144
Tampa Metro Area60%37%3%156
Washington, DC Metro Area71%26%3%437
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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