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State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 81% 11% 8% 264
Arizona 70% 20% 11% 219
Arkansas 89% 4% 7% 147
California 75% 18% 7% 1,027
Colorado 78% 17% 5% 150
Florida 80% 14% 6% 632
Georgia 82% 11% 7% 426
Idaho 77% 17% 6% 120
Illinois 76% 15% 9% 403
Indiana 83% 10% 7% 242
Iowa 80% 15% 5% 119
Kansas 86% 6% 8% 115
Kentucky 90% 7% 3% 190
Louisiana 82% 13% 5% 201
Maryland 78% 19% 4% 211
Massachusetts 65% 30% 5% 111
Michigan 76% 18% 6% 332
Minnesota 72% 15% 13% 164
Mississippi 84% 11% 5% 161
Missouri 83% 10% 7% 240
Nebraska 86% 10% 4% 113
New Jersey 74% 16% 10% 249
New Mexico 77% 15% 8% 107
New York 69% 21% 10% 496
North Carolina 86% 7% 7% 428
North Dakota 75% 18% 8% 113
Ohio 81% 13% 6% 389
Oklahoma 78% 15% 7% 159
Oregon 74% 16% 9% 111
Pennsylvania 76% 18% 6% 474
South Carolina 83% 7% 10% 230
South Dakota 79% 11% 9% 109
Tennessee 87% 9% 3% 326
Texas 81% 13% 6% 1,052
Utah 61% 32% 7% 141
Virginia 88% 7% 4% 318
Washington 75% 15% 10% 204
West Virginia 91% 6% 3% 143
Wisconsin 81% 12% 7% 197
Wyoming 69% 25% 6% 118

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