The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

Abortion by Law (2) 1980-2016

PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED : "Rape, Incest, Danger"

  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '06 '08 '10 '12 '14 '16
Males 30 28 27 27 33 32 28 34 33 29 32 ** 31 ** 29 ** 27 ** 27
Females 32 31 31 29 33 33 28 29 28 31 30 ** 32 ** 25 ** 28 ** 27
White non-Hispanic 32 31 29 29 34 32 27 33 29 30 31 ** 32 ** 28 ** 29 ** 28
Black non-Hispanic 28 22 30 27 30 34 28 22 24 26 32 ** 32 ** 27 ** 20 ** 17
Hispanic 34 27 31 24 27 38 32 27 40 32 29 ** 28 ** 25 ** 29 ** 30
Race oth/mult non-Hisp 22 45 39 25 36 38 31 36 35 28 31 ** 39 ** 16 ** 30 ** 20
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. 40 39 43 32 42 46 38 34 37 41 30 ** 41 ** 38 ** 33 ** 37
High School Diploma 35 35 33 33 35 36 33 36 34 34 33 ** 37 ** 32 ** 33 ** 31
Some College, no Degree 28 24 23 27 31 29 25 26 28 30 32 ** 30 ** 21 ** 26 ** 28
College Degree/ Post-grad 18 20 19 18 24 20 17 26 23 19 26 ** 23 ** 24 ** 22 ** 21
Income 0-16 Percentile 35 35 35 36 37 42 36 36 32 26 33 ** 35 ** 28 ** 29 ** 30
Income 17-33 Percentile 40 30 37 26 39 37 31 30 30 35 35 ** 38 ** 28 ** 31 ** 26
Income 34-67 Percentile 33 31 30 31 31 30 27 32 32 31 32 ** 30 ** 27 ** 29 ** 29
Income 68-95 Percentile 25 29 24 24 29 28 24 29 26 28 27 ** 25 ** 27 ** 25 ** 24
Income 96-100 Percentile 17 23 21 9 23 23 13 19 19 24 25 ** 26 ** 18 ** 21 ** 17
Professionals 23 26 20 23 27 27 20 26 25 26 26 ** 25 ** ** ** ** ** **
White Collar 32 25 27 24 32 28 23 25 25 31 31 ** 31 ** ** ** ** ** **
Blue Collar 35 31 33 32 37 36 32 37 35 38 34 ** 32 ** ** ** ** ** **
Unskilled 36 18 37 39 21 30 34 38 45 15 36 ** 51 ** ** ** ** ** **
Farmers 29 47 38 37 47 46 45 29 21 39 42 ** 26 ** ** ** ** ** **
Housewives 37 37 37 34 33 38 31 31 41 32 35 ** 39 ** ** ** ** ** **
Union Households 33 29 27 24 30 30 27 34 31 26 30 ** 35 ** 33 ** 26 ** 25
Non-Union Households 31 30 30 29 33 33 28 30 30 31 31 ** 31 ** 26 ** 28 ** 27
South 31 33 34 34 38 40 32 36 32 34 33 ** 34 ** 32 ** 28 ** 30
Nonsouth 32 28 28 26 30 29 25 29 29 28 30 ** 30 ** 23 ** 28 ** 25
Born 1991 or later ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 33 ** 28
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** 54 36 25 26 35 ** 36 ** 24 ** 27 ** 25
Born 1959-1974 26 29 29 29 30 32 28 30 28 27 28 ** 26 ** 26 ** 22 ** 24
Born 1943-1958 30 27 25 28 30 28 23 28 29 28 26 ** 30 ** 26 ** 30 ** 28
Born 1927-1942 29 29 29 24 36 36 32 35 34 34 39 ** 37 ** 26 ** 36 ** 34
Born 1911-1926 36 33 35 31 36 36 30 31 34 41 35 ** 32 ** 59 ** 36 ** 37
Born 1895-1910 35 36 39 36 42 52 30 39 42 71 66 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
Born before 1895 50 14 50 0 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
Democrats (incl leaners) 32 30 28 28 31 31 24 26 25 27 27 ** 29 ** 23 ** 19 ** 17
Independents 28 29 30 26 33 39 26 27 28 29 28 ** 23 ** 25 ** 30 ** 28
Republicans 33 30 31 30 35 33 33 38 37 34 37 ** 37 ** 32 ** 37 ** 38
Liberals 20 21 19 18 21 17 15 16 9 15 18 ** 17 ** 11 ** 13 ** 10
Moderates 29 29 27 28 29 30 26 29 28 27 30 ** 29 ** 27 ** 28 ** 27
Conservatives 34 34 33 33 37 39 34 38 41 36 39 ** 37 ** 36 ** 35 ** 36