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State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 79% 17% 4% 180
Alaska 56% 34% 10% 146
Arizona 68% 24% 7% 286
Arkansas 83% 12% 5% 114
California 62% 30% 8% 1,596
Colorado 60% 32% 8% 209
Connecticut 65% 29% 6% 197
Delaware 75% 19% 6% 141
District of Columbia 71% 26% 4% 118
Florida 67% 26% 8% 933
Georgia 74% 21% 5% 360
Hawaii 59% 27% 13% 158
Idaho 62% 30% 8% 150
Illinois 70% 23% 7% 596
Indiana 73% 17% 10% 282
Iowa 69% 26% 5% 148
Kansas 74% 16% 10% 139
Kentucky 79% 15% 6% 175
Louisiana 79% 12% 9% 172
Maine 56% 37% 7% 167
Maryland 63% 29% 7% 282
Massachusetts 56% 34% 11% 366
Michigan 70% 22% 8% 447
Minnesota 73% 23% 4% 261
Missouri 76% 19% 5% 267
Montana 70% 24% 6% 138
Nebraska 77% 18% 5% 134
Nevada 59% 28% 13% 162
New Hampshire 56% 33% 11% 168
New Jersey 68% 24% 8% 421
New Mexico 62% 32% 7% 115
New York 66% 26% 8% 935
North Carolina 75% 19% 6% 391
North Dakota 82% 14% 4% 160
Ohio 76% 19% 5% 527
Oklahoma 77% 18% 5% 163
Oregon 59% 28% 13% 185
Pennsylvania 70% 23% 7% 590
Rhode Island 63% 30% 8% 156
South Carolina 79% 14% 7% 177
South Dakota 73% 19% 8% 140
Tennessee 77% 17% 7% 231
Texas 72% 20% 8% 953
Utah 62% 33% 6% 119
Vermont 59% 37% 4% 162
Virginia 75% 18% 7% 350
Washington 55% 36% 9% 308
West Virginia 78% 11% 11% 125
Wisconsin 69% 24% 7% 267
Wyoming 70% 17% 13% 125

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