Views about abortion among non-parents by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among non-parents by views about abortion

% of non-parents who say abortion should be…

Metro areaLegal in all/most casesIllegal in all/most casesDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area56%40%4%367
Baltimore Metro Area53%43%3%199
Boston Metro Area75%20%5%390
Chicago Metro Area63%34%3%663
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area49%46%5%466
Detroit Metro Area61%36%3%292
Houston Metro Area49%46%6%361
Los Angeles Metro Area63%33%4%816
Miami Metro Area63%31%6%349
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area60%36%4%254
New York City Metro Area64%32%4%1,359
Philadelphia Metro Area64%32%4%546
Phoenix Metro Area52%43%5%305
Pittsburgh Metro Area48%43%8%197
Providence Metro Area65%30%5%288
Riverside, CA Metro Area53%44%4%264
San Diego Metro Area53%39%8%256
San Francisco Metro Area76%22%2%381
Seattle Metro Area71%24%5%255
St. Louis Metro Area50%43%7%216
Tampa Metro Area60%35%5%255
Washington, DC Metro Area70%25%4%655
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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