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

% of married adults who say abortion should be…

Metro areaLegal in all/most casesIllegal in all/most casesDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area53%45%2%252
Baltimore Metro Area55%43%2%120
Boston Metro Area79%19%3%235
Chicago Metro Area59%38%3%434
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area43%52%5%333
Detroit Metro Area54%43%3%174
Houston Metro Area41%54%5%266
Los Angeles Metro Area57%38%5%465
Miami Metro Area57%37%6%226
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area53%46%1%182
New York City Metro Area63%33%4%829
Philadelphia Metro Area66%32%2%350
Phoenix Metro Area52%47%1%198
Pittsburgh Metro Area45%49%6%130
Providence Metro Area65%28%8%174
Riverside, CA Metro Area43%51%6%177
San Diego Metro Area59%33%8%154
San Francisco Metro Area65%31%4%226
Seattle Metro Area61%34%5%158
St. Louis Metro Area51%44%5%126
Tampa Metro Area60%35%5%132
Washington, DC Metro Area66%29%4%450
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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