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

% of baby Boomers who say abortion should be…

Metro areaLegal in all/most casesIllegal in all/most casesDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area52%47%2%165
Boston Metro Area76%19%5%172
Chicago Metro Area68%30%2%291
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area53%43%4%221
Detroit Metro Area63%35%2%159
Houston Metro Area46%47%6%163
Los Angeles Metro Area58%38%4%346
Miami Metro Area57%36%7%162
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area56%38%6%135
New York City Metro Area62%34%4%618
Philadelphia Metro Area62%33%5%261
Phoenix Metro Area54%44%2%149
Pittsburgh Metro Area45%48%6%109
Providence Metro Area60%35%5%155
Riverside, CA Metro Area56%40%5%116
San Diego Metro Area51%35%14%131
San Francisco Metro Area69%27%4%181
Seattle Metro Area64%30%6%122
St. Louis Metro Area43%50%7%105
Tampa Metro Area62%32%6%126
Washington, DC Metro Area74%18%8%310
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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