The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

Abortion by Law (2) by Mode 1980-2016


  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '06 '08 '10 '12 '12F '12W '14 '16 '16F '16W
Never Permitted 11
(178)
13
(180)
13
(288)
13
(283)
12
(253)
12
(235)
10
(257)
13
(233)
13
(223)
12
(158)
12
(224)
** 14
(149)
** 15
(154)
** 12
(719)
12
(239)
13
(480)
** 14
(586)
14
(157)
14
(429)
Rape, Incest, Danger 32
(506)
30
(418)
29
(658)
28
(614)
33
(662)
33
(642)
28
(681)
31
(550)
30
(514)
30
(380)
31
(554)
** 32
(335)
** 27
(285)
** 28
(1621)
27
(560)
28
(1061)
** 27
(1126)
29
(319)
26
(807)
Clear Need 18
(294)
19
(266)
19
(434)
18
(390)
18
(370)
14
(279)
14
(344)
14
(251)
16
(270)
16
(208)
15
(271)
** 18
(186)
** 18
(187)
** 16
(916)
17
(355)
15
(561)
** 14
(601)
12
(129)
15
(473)
Always as Personal Choice 35
(569)
35
(495)
35
(791)
38
(833)
35
(711)
40
(776)
46
(1126)
40
(704)
40
(678)
40
(510)
39
(709)
** 36
(376)
** 40
(419)
** 44
(2605)
43
(871)
45
(1734)
** 45
(1892)
44
(476)
45
(1416)
Don't Know, Other 4
(57)
3
(39)
3
(66)
2
(46)
1
(29)
2
(31)
3
(62)
2
(31)
2
(26)
1
(16)
2
(40)
** 1
(12)
** 1
(10)
** 0
(18)
1
(18)
- ** 0
(10)
1
(10)
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N 1604 1398 2237 2166 2025 1963 2470 1769 1711 1272 1798 0 1058 0 1055 0 5879 2043 3835 0 4215 1091 3124

Percentage Within Study Year
F indicates face-to-face mode only
W indicates web/Internet mode only
Table 4C.2b. by Mode