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Abortion (1) 1972-1980
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|Health in Danger||46
|Don't Know, Other||3
Percentage Within Study Year
Source: VCF0837 in the ANES Cumulative Data File dataset, weighted with VCF0009z
"Which one of the opinions on this page (1972: card) best agrees with your view?"
1. Abortion should never be permitted.
2. Abortion should be permitted only if the life and health of the woman is in danger.
3. Abortion should be permitted if, due to personal reasons, the woman would have difficulty in caring for the child.
4. Abortion should never be forbidden, since one should not require a woman to have a child she doesn't want.