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

% of whites who say abortion should be…

Metro areaLegal in all/most casesIllegal in all/most casesDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area53%45%2%286
Baltimore Metro Area52%45%2%168
Boston Metro Area80%17%3%395
Chicago Metro Area61%36%3%580
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area50%48%2%397
Detroit Metro Area62%35%3%243
Houston Metro Area45%52%2%278
Los Angeles Metro Area71%25%4%523
Miami Metro Area68%26%6%207
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area60%37%3%285
New York City Metro Area70%26%4%1,056
Philadelphia Metro Area66%30%4%502
Phoenix Metro Area54%44%2%298
Pittsburgh Metro Area51%42%8%217
Providence Metro Area67%29%5%300
Riverside, CA Metro Area58%38%4%179
San Diego Metro Area64%28%8%179
San Francisco Metro Area87%12%1%321
Seattle Metro Area68%28%4%243
St. Louis Metro Area47%48%5%213
Tampa Metro Area63%32%6%230
Washington, DC Metro Area75%22%3%500
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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