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

% of moderates who say abortion should be…

Metro areaLegal in all/most casesIllegal in all/most casesDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area64%33%3%161
Boston Metro Area77%20%3%176
Chicago Metro Area67%31%3%303
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area52%41%7%234
Detroit Metro Area78%21%2%128
Houston Metro Area55%41%4%181
Los Angeles Metro Area68%29%2%369
Miami Metro Area65%30%6%167
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area64%32%4%117
New York City Metro Area67%30%3%620
Philadelphia Metro Area65%30%5%275
Phoenix Metro Area59%36%5%137
Providence Metro Area68%30%2%134
Riverside, CA Metro Area53%44%3%131
San Diego Metro Area68%24%8%117
San Francisco Metro Area74%25%1%164
Seattle Metro Area64%34%2%113
St. Louis Metro Area60%34%6%100
Tampa Metro Area63%36%1%121
Washington, DC Metro Area72%26%2%366
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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