Support abortion for pregnancies resulting from rape
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Support abortion for pregnancies resulting from rape (Demographic Patterns)

Please tell me whether or not you think it should be possible for a pregnant woman to obtain a legal abortion . . . E. If she became pregnant as a result of rape? Results weighted by WTCOMBNR (General Social Survey 2010 Cross-Section and Panel Combined)


Support abortion for pregnancies resulting from rape by Sex


MaleFemaleTOTAL
Yes79.6%
1195
71.8%
1233
75.5%
2428
No17.2%
258
23.4%
402
20.5%
660
Dont know2.1%
32
3.6%
62
2.9%
94
No answer1.1%
16
1.2%
20
1.1%
36
Missing7579271684
TOTAL 100.0%
1501
100.0%
1717

3218



Support abortion for pregnancies resulting from rape by Political ideology


Extremely liberal or liberalSlightly liberalModerateSlightly conservativeConservativeExtremely conservativeMissingTOTAL
Yes85.9%
439
86.6%
330
80.3%
908
75.4%
321
58.3%
316
46.9%
60

54
76.1%
2374
No11.0%
56
12.3%
47
15.2%
172
20.7%
88
37.8%
205
50.8%
65

27
20.3%
633
Dont know1.6%
8
1.0%
4
3.7%
42
3.1%
13
2.8%
15
2.3%
3

8
2.7%
85
No answer1.6%
8
0.0%
0
0.8%
9
0.9%
4
1.1%
6
0.0%
0

8
0.9%
27
Missing2672175922432526401635
TOTAL 100.0%
511
100.0%
381
100.0%
1131
100.0%
426
100.0%
542
100.0%
128

97

3119



Support abortion for pregnancies resulting from rape by Age


18 to 29 years old30 to 44 years old45 to 59 years old60 to 74 years old75 years or olderMissingTOTAL
Yes78.3%
461
74.6%
644
75.8%
718
74.5%
414
73.0%
173

18
75.5%
2410
No16.6%
98
21.9%
189
21.8%
206
21.4%
119
19.0%
45

3
20.6%
657
Dont know3.6%
21
2.8%
24
1.7%
16
3.2%
18
4.6%
11

5
2.8%
90
No answer1.5%
9
0.7%
6
0.7%
7
0.9%
5
3.4%
8

0
1.1%
35
Missing37844246227210601660
TOTAL 100.0%
589
100.0%
863
100.0%
947
100.0%
556
100.0%
237

26

3192



Support abortion for pregnancies resulting from rape by Region


NortheastMidwestSouthWestMissingTOTAL
Yes77.4%
407
75.1%
518
72.1%
904
80.3%
599

1
75.5%
2428
No16.9%
89
21.9%
151
23.4%
294
16.8%
125

0
20.5%
659
Dont know5.1%
27
2.6%
18
2.9%
36
1.7%
13

0
2.9%
94
No answer0.6%
3
0.4%
3
1.6%
20
1.2%
9

0
1.1%
35
Missing31836262238101683
TOTAL 100.0%
526
100.0%
690
100.0%
1254
100.0%
746

1

3216



Support abortion for pregnancies resulting from rape by Religion


ProtestantCatholicJewishNoneOtherMissingTOTAL
Yes71.5%
1120
72.4%
582
98.4%
60
90.1%
471
73.6%
178

16
75.4%
2411
No24.3%
380
23.5%
189
0.0%
0
6.9%
36
21.1%
51

3
20.5%
656
Dont know2.7%
42
3.1%
25
1.6%
1
2.7%
14
4.5%
11

1
2.9%
93
No answer1.6%
25
1.0%
8
0.0%
0
0.4%
2
0.8%
2

0
1.2%
37
Missing7684403228714301670
TOTAL 100.0%
1567
100.0%
804
100.0%
61
100.0%
523
100.0%
242

20

3197



Support abortion for pregnancies resulting from rape by Race


WhiteBlackOtherTOTAL
Yes76.8%
1887
72.7%
306
69.3%
235
75.5%
2428
No19.7%
484
20.2%
85
26.5%
90
20.5%
659
Dont know2.7%
67
5.0%
21
2.1%
7
3.0%
95
No answer0.8%
20
2.1%
9
2.1%
7
1.1%
36
Missing12692401741683
TOTAL 100.0%
2458
100.0%
421
100.0%
339

3218



Support abortion for pregnancies resulting from rape by Church attendance


Less than once a yearOnce a yearSeveral times a yearOne to three times a monthNearly every weekOnce a week or moreMissingTOTAL
Yes88.0%
810
82.4%
357
84.2%
294
76.8%
411
67.2%
80
60.7%
367

110
78.3%
2319
No8.8%
81
14.1%
61
12.3%
43
20.7%
111
26.9%
32
32.7%
198

133
17.8%
526
Dont know2.3%
21
2.1%
9
1.1%
4
1.3%
7
5.9%
7
5.6%
34

13
2.8%
82
No answer0.9%
8
1.4%
6
2.3%
8
1.1%
6
0.0%
0
1.0%
6

1
1.1%
34
Missing4952501612518931001556
TOTAL 100.0%
920
100.0%
433
100.0%
349
100.0%
535
100.0%
119
100.0%
605

257

2961



Notes

The General Social Surveys (GSS) have been conducted by the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) annually since 1972, except for the years 1979, 1981, and 1992 (a supplement was added in 1992), and biennially beginning in 1994. The GSS are designed to be part of a program of social indicator research, replicating questionnaire items and wording in order to facilitate time-trend studies. This data file has all cases and variables asked on the 2010 GSS. There are a total of 4,901 cases in the data set but their initial sampling years vary because the GSS now contains panel cases. Sampling years can be identified with the variable SAMPTYPE.