The following graphs display Gallup's full trends on U.S. views about abortion by gender.
- The first set of graphs provides views since 1975 about the legality of abortion.
- The second set of graphs displays self-identification since 1995 as "pro-choice" or "pro-life" on the abortion issue.
Trends in Views on Legality of Abortion, by Gender
Trends in Preferred Abortion Label, by Gender
Gallup measures Americans' attitudes on abortion each May as part of its Values and Beliefs poll -- one of 12 surveys that make up the Gallup Poll Social Series.
The full trend on this question among U.S. adults is available on the Gallup Abortion A-Z page.
Explore Gallup's curated archive of data and analysis on abortion on the Abortion Topics page.