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Measures one's position on abortion. This is often done using agreement with its use in different scenarios.

Below are 440 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept. Mouse over a survey name to see further details on a survey. Click on "More" to see the response frequencies for a question, or click here to view all frequency tables.

GOV_ABOR from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria

ABORTION from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South Korea

GOV_ABOR from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South Korea

ABORTION from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria

ABORTION from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chosen Regions of India

GOV_ABOR from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chosen Regions of India

Q34E from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

ABPOOR from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

ABRAPE from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

ABSINGLE from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

ABANY from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

ABDEFCTW from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

ABPOORW from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

Q34A from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q34B from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

ABNOMORE from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

ABDEFECT from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

ABHLTH from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

Q34D from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

ABNOMORE from General Social Survey 2010 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

ABPOOR from General Social Survey 2010 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

ABHLTH from General Social Survey 2010 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

ABRAPE from General Social Survey 2010 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

ABANY from General Social Survey 2010 Cross-Section and Panel Combined

Q34C from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

ABNOMORE from General Social Survey, 2002

ABDEFECT from General Social Survey, 2002

ABHLTH from General Social Survey, 2002

ABRAPE from General Social Survey, 2002

ABSINGLE from General Social Survey, 2002

ABANY from General Social Survey, 2002

ABORT12 from General Social Survey, 2002

ABPOOR from General Social Survey, 2002

MBRRCH06 from National Congregations Study, Panel Dataset (1998 and 2006-2007)

NOABORT from Gallup Poll of Catholics, 2005

ABORTION from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

GOV_ABOR from Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals

ABORTION from Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals

VCF0837 from American National Election Studies, Cumulative Data File, 1948-2004

MBRRLF06 from National Congregations Study, Panel Dataset (1998 and 2006-2007)

LDRRCH06 from National Congregations Study, Panel Dataset (1998 and 2006-2007)

LDRRLF06 from National Congregations Study, Panel Dataset (1998 and 2006-2007)

ABRTAFF from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

ABRTRAPE from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

VCF0838 from American National Election Studies, Cumulative Data File, 1948-2004

ABSINGLE from General Social Survey, 2006

ABORT_S from American National Election Studies, 2004

ABORT from American National Election Studies, 2004

PB_ABORT from American National Election Studies, 2004

PBABORT2 from American National Election Studies, 2004

ABDEFECT from General Social Survey, 2006

ABNOMORE from General Social Survey, 2006

ABHLTH from General Social Survey, 2006

ABRAPE from General Social Survey, 2006

ABANY from General Social Survey, 2004

FAMPLAN from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

ABANY from General Social Survey, 2006

ABDEFECT from General Social Survey, 2004

ABNOMORE from General Social Survey, 2004

ABHLTH from General Social Survey, 2004

ABORTIMP from American National Election Studies, 2004

ABPOOR from General Social Survey, 2004

ABORRAPE from General Social Survey, 2004

ABSINGLE from General Social Survey, 2004

ABRTFEEL from American National Election Studies, 2004

ABPOOR from General Social Survey, 2006

DEFECT from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

GENEABRT from General Social Survey, 2004

WHCHSIDE from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

VOTING from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

OPINABOR from ABC News Beliefnet Poll, 2001

PAYABORT from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

ONDEMAND from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

NOABORTS from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

IMMORAL from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

HEALTH from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

HARDER2 from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

CONSENT from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

ABORTION from American National Election Studies, 2000

ABORTION from ABC News Beliefnet Poll, 2001

P ABORTION from American National Election Studies, 2000

PBIRTH STR from American National Election Studies, 2000

PBIRTH SUP from American National Election Studies, 2000

ABORT SPRN from American National Election Studies, 2000

HARDER1 from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

BUSH ABP from American National Election Studies, 2000

ABORT PRNT from American National Election Studies, 2000

ABDEFECT from General Social Survey, 2000

ABORTNET from ABC News/Washington Post Poll: Springtime Politics, 2005

ABPOOR from General Social Survey, 2000

ABNOMORE from General Social Survey, 2000

ABORTION from ABC News/Washington Post Poll: Springtime Politics, 2005

ABSINGLE from General Social Survey, 2000

ABRAPE from General Social Survey, 2000

ABANY from General Social Survey, 2000

ABHLTH from General Social Survey, 2000

ABDEFECT from General Social Survey, 1990

ABDEFECT from General Social Survey, 1996

ABHLTH from General Social Survey, 1990

ABNOMORE from General Social Survey, 1990

ABPOOR from General Social Survey, 1990

ABRAPE from General Social Survey, 1990

ABSINGLE from General Social Survey, 1990

ABANY from General Social Survey, 1990

GENEABRT from General Social Survey, 1990

V085086 from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

V085094 from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

V085093C from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

V085093B from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

V085093A from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

V085093 from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

V085092X from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

V085092C from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

V085092B from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

V085094C from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

V085092 from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

ABNOMORE from General Social Survey, 1996

GAYADPT from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

Q7 from U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset

V085094A from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

GENEABRT from General Social Survey, 1996

ABANY from General Social Survey, 1996

ABSINGLE from General Social Survey, 1996

ABRAPE from General Social Survey, 1996

ABPOOR from General Social Survey, 1996

ABHLTH from General Social Survey, 1996

V085092A from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

ABORTION from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chile

W10R14 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

W10R12 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

W10R10 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

W10R8 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

W10R6 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

W10R4 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

GOV_ABOR from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Brazil

GOV_ABOR from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chile

W10R7_FA from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

V085095A from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

ABORTION from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Brazil

V085095 from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

ABORTION from The Right to Die II, November 2005

ABLATE from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2007

ABGEN from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2007

W10R2 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

W10R7_OP from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

ABORTION from Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

MA_1 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006

Q85H from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

W10RA3 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

W10R15_O from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

W10R13_O from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

W10R3_FA from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

W10R9_OP from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

W10R5_FA from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

W10R5_OP from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

W10R3_OP from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

W10R15_F from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

W10R13_F from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

W10R11_F from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

W10R9_FA from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

MA_9 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006

W10R11_O from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

V085098A from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

W2N2 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

V085094B from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

V085095B from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

W2N6 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

W2N4 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

W2N12 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

W2N10 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

V085098B from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

W2N14 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

V085098 from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

V085096 from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

V085097B from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

V085097A from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

V085097 from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

W2N8 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

V085096C from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

V085096B from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

V085096A from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

V085097C from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

V085098C from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

V085095C from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

V085095X from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

GOV_ABOR from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South Africa

ABORTION from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United States

ABPOORW from General Social Survey, 1991

ABPOOR1 from General Social Survey, 1991

ABORTION from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South Africa

ABDEFCTW from General Social Survey, 1991

GOV_ABOR from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the Philippines

ABORTION from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the Philippines

ABDEFECT from General Social Survey, 1988

ABNOMORE from General Social Survey, 1988

ABHLTH from General Social Survey, 1988

ABPOOR from General Social Survey, 1988

ABRAPE from General Social Survey, 1988

ABDEFCT1 from General Social Survey, 1991

ABANY from General Social Survey, 1988

ABNOMORE from General Social Survey, 1991

ABSINGLE from General Social Survey, 1988

ABDEFECT from General Social Survey, 1991

ABSINGLE from General Social Survey, 1991

ABRAPE from General Social Survey, 1991

ABHLTH from General Social Survey, 1991

ABPOOR from General Social Survey, 1991

GOV_ABOR from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United States

WABORT from Politics of Character Survey, 2000

ABANY from General Social Survey, 1991

ABORT from Politics of Character Survey, 2000

Q7 from U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Alaska and Hawaii Dataset

W20ABORT from State of Disunion Survey, 1996

ABRTHOMO from State of Disunion Survey, 1996

ABORTION from State of Disunion Survey, 1996

REASYWAY from Life Choices, 1990

ABORREDU from News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

RLESPAIN from Life Choices, 1990

RGUILT from Life Choices, 1990

RBIRTCON from Life Choices, 1990

RDEVALUE from Life Choices, 1990

ABORWRNG from News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

ABORAVL2 from News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

ABORAVL1 from News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

VIEWABOR from News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

ABGEN from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2006

ABMORAL from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2006

ROEWADE from News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

ABCOMPRO from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2006

ABSTANAT from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2006

RCOMPROM from Life Choices, 1990

SUPABORT from News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

FABRTDEM from Life Choices, 1990

ABNOMORE from General Social Survey, 1998

ABDEFECT from General Social Survey, 1998

ABORTN from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

ABRSP2_B from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

ABRSP1_B from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

ABORTN_B from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

MORAB_A from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

CONSNT_A from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

DIFFAB_A from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

ABLAW_A from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

ABRAPE from General Social Survey, 1998

ABORTN_A from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

ABORTLGL from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2010

ABHLTH from General Social Survey, 1998

ABPOOR from General Social Survey, 1998

LVIABLE from Life Choices, 1990

V104 from American Mosaic Project: A National Survey on Diversity

RDISREG from Life Choices, 1990

ABSINGLE from General Social Survey, 1998

ABANY from General Social Survey, 1998

ABDEFCTW from General Social Survey, 1998

ABPOORW from General Social Survey, 1998

ABCHNG_A from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

WTEENSC1 from Life Choices, 1990

RADVANTG from Life Choices, 1990

IPPASTOR from Life Choices, 1990

LFACONS from Life Choices, 1990

IPCOUNAD from Life Choices, 1990

IPCOUNAB from Life Choices, 1990

IPMDABRT from Life Choices, 1990

IPMDPERS from Life Choices, 1990

IPFATHER from Life Choices, 1990

IPWOMAN from Life Choices, 1990

MURDER from Life Choices, 1990

WOTHSEX1 from Life Choices, 1990

WBIRCON1 from Life Choices, 1990

WABAND1 from Life Choices, 1990

IPSTAGOV from Life Choices, 1990

CABORT from Life Choices, 1990

ABORTION from Religion and America's Role in the World

GAGRULE from Religion and America's Role in the World

FEELPROL from Religion and America's Role in the World

THERM4 from America's Evangelicals

ABORT from America's Evangelicals

WWOPROF1 from Life Choices, 1990

QN20 from Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

WLOWINC1 from Life Choices, 1990

WWOLIFE1 from Life Choices, 1990

WWOHLTH1 from Life Choices, 1990

WRAPE1 from Life Choices, 1990

WINCEST1 from Life Choices, 1990

WDEFORM1 from Life Choices, 1990

IPLAW from Life Choices, 1990

QN49_A from Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

GSSDEFRM from Life Choices, 1990

IPFEDGOV from Life Choices, 1990

LBIRCONT from Life Choices, 1990

IPCHURCH from Life Choices, 1990

LLICCLIN from Life Choices, 1990

LRESERCH from Life Choices, 1990

THARTDEF from Life Choices, 1990

LAFTER3 from Life Choices, 1990

LPARCONS from Life Choices, 1990

GSSRAPEV from Life Choices, 1990

HEARPL from Life Choices, 1990

SELFID from Life Choices, 1990

RPROTECT from Life Choices, 1990

RMURDER from Life Choices, 1990

RRTLIFE from Life Choices, 1990

LMDFINES from Life Choices, 1990

ABQOL from Life Choices, 1990

IPPATEEN from Life Choices, 1990

ABADOPT from Life Choices, 1990

ABNOWANT from Life Choices, 1990

LINFCONS from Life Choices, 1990

ABDEFORM from Life Choices, 1990

TMISSLEG from Life Choices, 1990

ABCHPLAN from Life Choices, 1990

ARTCRTL from Life Choices, 1990

ABORTEST from Life Choices, 1990

TOPPSEX from Life Choices, 1990

TOBESE from Life Choices, 1990

TRETARD from Life Choices, 1990

TTERMILL from Life Choices, 1990

TBLIND from Life Choices, 1990

C_CMMUN from ABC News/Washington Post Poll: the New Pope, 2005

DENYCOMM from ABC News Poll: Religion and Politics, 2004

ABORTION from ABC News Poll: Religion and Politics, 2004

MORAL2 from ABC News the Pope & the Church, 2003

GOV_ABOR from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Kenya

ABPOOR from General Social Survey, 1980

ONDEMAND from Houston Area Survey, 2010

PAYABORT from Houston Area Survey, 2010

WHCHSIDE from Houston Area Survey, 2010

REJECTAB from Survey of Chicago Catholics, 2007

ABANY from General Social Survey, 1980

ABRAPE from General Social Survey, 1980

ABHLTH from General Social Survey, 1980

ABNOMORE from General Social Survey, 1980

ABDEFECT from General Social Survey, 1980

GOV_ABOR from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Guatemala

ABORTION from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Kenya

ABORTION from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Guatemala

ABSINGLE from General Social Survey, 1980

ABSINGLE from General Social Survey, 1976

ABRAPE from General Social Survey, 1976

ABPOOR from General Social Survey, 1976

ABHLTH from General Social Survey, 1976

ABNOMORE from General Social Survey, 1976

ABDEFECT from General Social Survey, 1976

ABANY from General Social Survey, 1978

ABHLTH from General Social Survey, 1978

SALABORT from General Social Survey, 1978

ABNOMORE from General Social Survey, 1978

ABSINGLE from General Social Survey, 1978

ABRAPE from General Social Survey, 1978

ABPOOR from General Social Survey, 1978

ABDEFECT from General Social Survey, 1978

SOCVIEWS from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996

ABLEGAL from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996

ABORTION from Middletown Area Study, 2004

ABORTION from Harris 1979 ABC News Survey No.792113

ABORTION from Faith and Family in America, 2005

ABORTIMP from Lilly Survey of Attitudes and Social Networks

MORALV from Faith and Family in America, 2005

ABORT from Lilly Survey of Attitudes and Social Networks

DECABORT from Survey On the Beliefs and Moral Values of America's Children, 1989

J5ABORT from Survey On the Beliefs and Moral Values of America's Children, 1989

D9ABORT from Survey On the Beliefs and Moral Values of America's Children, 1989

DIFFABOR from December 2006 Values Update Survey

ABORTMOR from Gallup Poll of Catholics, 1992

ABORTVOT from Gallup Poll of Catholics, 1992

ABORTLEG from Gallup Poll of Catholics, 1992

ABCHOOSE from General Social Survey, 1994

ABANY from General Social Survey, 1994

ABSINGLE from General Social Survey, 1994

ABRAPE from General Social Survey, 1994

ABPOOR from General Social Survey, 1994

ABHLTH from General Social Survey, 1994

ABDEFECT from General Social Survey, 1994

ABNOMORE from General Social Survey, 1994

Q19B23 from Harris 1967 Survey on Catholics' View of their Church

Q12E1 from Harris 1967 Survey on Catholics' View of their Church

Q19A from Harris 1967 Survey on Catholics' View of their Church

Q19B5 from Harris 1967 Survey on Catholics' View of their Church

Q19B9 from Harris 1967 Survey on Catholics' View of their Church

Q19B10 from Harris 1967 Survey on Catholics' View of their Church

Q19B13 from Harris 1967 Survey on Catholics' View of their Church

Q19B15 from Harris 1967 Survey on Catholics' View of their Church

Q19B16 from Harris 1967 Survey on Catholics' View of their Church

Q19B22 from Harris 1967 Survey on Catholics' View of their Church

Q19E from Harris 1967 Survey on Catholics' View of their Church

Q19B25 from Harris 1967 Survey on Catholics' View of their Church

Q19C from Harris 1967 Survey on Catholics' View of their Church

Q19D from Harris 1967 Survey on Catholics' View of their Church

Q19B19 from Harris 1967 Survey on Catholics' View of their Church

ABORTION from Religious Influence and Identity Survey, 1996

ABRAPE from Winthrop University Student Religion Survey, 1996

ABORT from Winthrop University Student Religion Survey, 1996

ABDEFECT from General Social Survey, 1993

YABORT from Young Adolescents and Their Parents: A National Study, 1984 - Youth Component

ABNOMORE from General Social Survey, 1993

ABHLTH from General Social Survey, 1993

ABPOOR from General Social Survey, 1993

ABSINGLE from General Social Survey, 1993

ABANY from General Social Survey, 1993

ABRAPE from General Social Survey, 1993

ABORTFAV from Harris 1984 (September) Business-Week Survey, Study No. 842112, Voters

VTBNABRT from Harris 1984 (September) Business-Week Survey, Study No. 842112, Voters

ABORT1 from Middletown Area Study (Spring), 1981

ABORTION from Four-State Church Involvement Study, 1988

ABORT from Four-State Church Involvement Study, 1988

ABORT2 from Middletown Area Study (Spring), 1981

RAPE from Tulsa, Oklahoma Area Survey, 1986

FRTABORT from Young Adolescents and Their Parents: A National Study, 1984 - Father Component

ABORTION from Tulsa, Oklahoma Area Survey, 1986

MRTABORT from Young Adolescents and Their Parents: A National Study, 1984 - Mother Component

ABORTION from Middletown Area Study, 1998

PROBABOR from Middletown Area Study, 1982

ABORTION from Middletown Area Study, 2000

PROCHOS from Middletown Area Study, 1990

ABORTION from Middletown Area Study, 1994

PROLIFE from Middletown Area Study, 1990

PLOBEH from Middletown Area Study, 1990

ABBIBLE from Middletown Area Study, 1990

PRIVMAT from Middletown Area Study, 1990

NEWLIFE from Middletown Area Study, 1990

ABORTION from Middletown Area Study, 1991

POLBEH from Middletown Area Study, 1991

ABORTION from Middletown Area Study, 1990

NEWLIFE from Middletown Area Study, 1989

ABORTION from Middletown Area Study, 2002

RAPE from Tulsa, Oklahoma Area Survey, 1985

ABORTION from Tulsa, Oklahoma Area Survey, 1985

ABORTION from Middletown Area Study, 1992

POLBEH from Middletown Area Study, 1992

LEGABORT from Middletown Area Study, 1993

ABORTION from Middletown Area Study, 1996

ABANY from Middletown Area Study, 1985

ABANY from Middletown Area Study, 1987

ABORTION from Middletown Area Study, 1988

ABORTION from Middletown Area Study, 1984

CRTABORT from Middletown Area Study, 1989

ABORTOPN from Middletown Area Study, 1989

ABORTION from Middletown Area Study, 1989

PRIVMAT from Middletown Area Study, 1989

PRGRMS2 from July 2003 Values Update Survey