The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

Abortion by Law (2) 1980-2016

PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED : "Never Permitted"

  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '06 '08 '10 '12 '14 '16
Males 10 12 11 13 10 11 9 11 12 9 10 ** 14 ** 13 ** 11 ** 13
Females 12 14 14 13 14 12 11 16 14 15 14 ** 14 ** 16 ** 13 ** 15
White non-Hispanic 10 11 12 11 10 9 8 11 12 11 11 ** 13 ** 14 ** 11 ** 13
Black non-Hispanic 22 24 19 24 19 22 17 23 20 19 25 ** 19 ** 14 ** 14 ** 16
Hispanic 14 29 16 20 28 20 19 27 12 15 13 ** 14 ** 24 ** 15 ** 20
Race oth/mult non-Hisp 6 18 20 15 14 15 19 3 18 12 12 ** 8 ** 8 ** 13 ** 13
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. 23 28 25 32 21 21 25 29 31 26 31 ** 31 ** 45 ** 25 ** 24
High School Diploma 12 16 14 14 15 14 12 16 17 14 16 ** 16 ** 19 ** 15 ** 18
Some College, no Degree 7 9 9 9 7 8 7 9 10 9 11 ** 12 ** 12 ** 11 ** 12
College Degree/ Post-grad 5 3 7 8 8 6 6 7 6 9 5 ** 10 ** 8 ** 9 ** 10
Income 0-16 Percentile 21 19 23 22 18 19 17 18 19 20 25 ** 26 ** 20 ** 18 ** 16
Income 17-33 Percentile 12 18 14 18 16 12 12 16 14 15 13 ** 11 ** 16 ** 13 ** 17
Income 34-67 Percentile 11 12 11 11 13 11 10 14 15 12 12 ** 15 ** 13 ** 12 ** 14
Income 68-95 Percentile 7 8 9 9 7 9 6 8 9 9 6 ** 11 ** 11 ** 9 ** 12
Income 96-100 Percentile 4 7 5 3 6 1 3 2 6 6 9 ** 4 ** 15 ** 6 ** 6
Professionals 7 7 7 10 8 6 7 8 6 9 8 ** 10 ** ** ** ** ** **
White Collar 8 13 10 9 11 11 7 9 10 12 9 ** 13 ** ** ** ** ** **
Blue Collar 14 15 15 16 15 15 13 15 17 13 15 ** 17 ** ** ** ** ** **
Unskilled 18 23 16 14 15 16 14 26 23 19 16 ** 10 ** ** ** ** ** **
Farmers 19 7 22 23 14 18 14 21 29 0 14 ** 47 ** ** ** ** ** **
Housewives 15 17 18 15 19 11 14 27 18 16 19 ** 23 ** ** ** ** ** **
Union Households 10 12 10 11 10 8 6 12 11 6 12 ** 10 ** 13 ** 10 ** 10
Non-Union Households 11 13 14 14 13 13 11 13 13 14 13 ** 15 ** 15 ** 13 ** 15
South 13 16 17 17 17 17 14 17 16 16 16 ** 21 ** 15 ** 16 ** 18
Nonsouth 10 11 11 11 11 10 9 11 11 11 11 ** 11 ** 14 ** 11 ** 12
Born 1991 or later ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 17 ** 18
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** 0 17 20 17 13 ** 11 ** 13 ** 14 ** 13
Born 1959-1974 6 11 11 14 13 11 8 11 12 14 11 ** 13 ** 11 ** 12 ** 14
Born 1943-1958 9 11 11 10 13 11 10 13 11 10 10 ** 17 ** 16 ** 10 ** 13
Born 1927-1942 10 9 12 14 10 14 12 14 15 10 17 ** 13 ** 24 ** 11 ** 12
Born 1911-1926 15 16 15 15 13 11 12 17 16 15 17 ** 21 ** 13 ** 13 ** 15
Born 1895-1910 16 23 21 24 14 25 24 9 13 22 22 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
Born before 1895 20 43 25 0 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
Democrats (incl leaners) 12 14 11 14 13 11 10 14 12 10 11 ** 11 ** 10 ** 6 ** 8
Independents 13 13 18 18 11 16 10 15 19 16 16 ** 16 ** 24 ** 15 ** 12
Republicans 9 10 13 10 12 11 12 12 13 16 13 ** 17 ** 18 ** 18 ** 21
Liberals 4 4 5 9 9 6 4 3 7 4 7 ** 7 ** 5 ** 5 ** 4
Moderates 9 7 8 10 7 9 7 6 12 6 3 ** 9 ** 11 ** 10 ** 8
Conservatives 11 13 14 13 14 13 14 16 14 18 13 ** 19 ** 18 ** 18 ** 24