The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

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Abortion (1) 1972-1980
PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED :      'Health in Danger'


  % OF GROUP: '72 '74 '76 '78 '80
Males 44 ** 40 41 43
Females 47 ** 46 44 44
  '72 '74 '76 '78 '80
Whites non-Hispanic 46 ** 44 43 45
Black non-Hispanic 44 ** 38 41 42
Hispanic 43 ** 43 36 33
Race oth/mult non-Hisp 47 ** 46 44 12
  '72 '74 '76 '78 '80
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. 53 ** 53 52 51
High School Diploma 48 ** 47 47 47
Some College, no Degree 37 ** 37 34 40
College Degree/ Post-grad 35 ** 31 32 32
  '72 '74 '76 '78 '80
Income 0-16 Percentile 47 ** 51 46 42
Income 17-33 Percentile 50 ** 50 44 50
Income 34-67 Percentile 47 ** 45 47 44
Income 68-95 Percentile 41 ** 39 36 41
Income 96-100 Percentile 39 ** 31 29 25
  '72 '74 '76 '78 '80
Professionals 41 ** 31 35 36
White Collar 42 ** 43 38 42
Blue Collar 50 ** 48 45 47
Unskilled 48 ** 33 41 49
Farmers 41 ** 57 60 41
Housewives 48 ** 51 50 49
  '72 '74 '76 '78 '80
Union Households 44 ** 41 40 47
Non-Union Households 46 ** 44 43 42
  '72 '74 '76 '78 '80
South 54 ** 48 45 44
Nonsouth 43 ** 42 42 43
  '72 '74 '76 '78 '80
Born 1991 or later ** ** ** ** **
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** **
Born 1959-1974 ** ** ** 30 35
Born 1943-1958 39 ** 38 38 38
Born 1927-1942 44 ** 44 43 46
Born 1911-1926 51 ** 47 49 51
Born 1895-1910 50 ** 50 54 51
Born before 1895 47 ** 59 38 33
  '72 '74 '76 '78 '80
Democrats (incl leaners) 46 ** 43 43 43
Independents 46 ** 45 41 39
Republicans (incl leaners) 45 ** 44 43 46
  '72 '74 '76 '78 '80
Liberals 32 ** 28 27 31
Moderates 44 ** 41 43 41
Conservatives 48 ** 48 46 48

    ___   (underline) indicates 50 or fewer total respondents within group
    **     indicates question not asked or no cases within group
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Table 4C.2a.2
Source: The American National Election Studies
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NOTE: variable used for race grouping has changed. See Table 1A.3

(Table generated: 26OCT15)