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

% of Catholics who say abortion should be…

Metro areaLegal in all/most casesIllegal in all/most casesDon't knowSample size
Boston Metro Area66%28%6%154
Chicago Metro Area58%39%3%276
Los Angeles Metro Area53%44%2%290
Miami Metro Area54%42%4%125
New York City Metro Area55%39%6%602
Philadelphia Metro Area56%38%6%203
Providence Metro Area61%34%5%169
Washington, DC Metro Area54%42%4%163
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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