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State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 64% 30% 6% 180
Alaska 47% 46% 8% 146
Arizona 53% 39% 8% 286
Arkansas 69% 28% 3% 114
California 46% 46% 8% 1,596
Colorado 42% 47% 11% 209
Connecticut 41% 48% 10% 197
Delaware 55% 33% 11% 141
District of Columbia 41% 51% 8% 118
Florida 49% 42% 8% 933
Georgia 60% 35% 5% 360
Hawaii 47% 39% 14% 158
Idaho 47% 45% 8% 150
Illinois 53% 37% 9% 596
Indiana 58% 33% 9% 282
Iowa 48% 43% 9% 148
Kansas 56% 37% 7% 139
Kentucky 70% 23% 8% 175
Louisiana 61% 28% 10% 172
Maine 37% 52% 12% 167
Maryland 46% 44% 11% 282
Massachusetts 35% 53% 11% 366
Michigan 54% 37% 9% 447
Minnesota 50% 44% 6% 261
Missouri 60% 32% 8% 267
Montana 49% 45% 6% 138
Nebraska 49% 42% 9% 134
Nevada 44% 42% 14% 162
New Hampshire 43% 47% 10% 168
New Jersey 46% 44% 11% 421
New Mexico 48% 44% 8% 115
New York 45% 45% 10% 935
North Carolina 59% 33% 8% 391
North Dakota 64% 32% 5% 160
Ohio 58% 34% 7% 527
Oklahoma 66% 29% 5% 163
Oregon 41% 47% 12% 185
Pennsylvania 52% 40% 8% 590
Rhode Island 45% 45% 10% 156
South Carolina 63% 29% 8% 177
South Dakota 61% 29% 10% 140
Tennessee 71% 21% 8% 231
Texas 57% 34% 9% 953
Utah 38% 58% 4% 119
Vermont 35% 57% 8% 162
Virginia 56% 35% 10% 350
Washington 37% 55% 9% 308
West Virginia 65% 25% 9% 125
Wisconsin 52% 40% 8% 267
Wyoming 55% 34% 11% 125

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