Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say humans evolved due to God's design by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say humans evolved due to God's design by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who say humans evolved due to God's design who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

State Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 53% 4% 40% 2% 1% 136
Arizona 40% 8% 45% 5% 1% 161
California 36% 12% 42% 8% 3% 810
Colorado 29% 10% 51% 5% 5% 122
Florida 30% 11% 53% 5% 1% 527
Georgia 49% 9% 35% 5% 1% 256
Illinois 33% 12% 46% 8% 1% 349
Indiana 32% 11% 48% 5% 4% 179
Kentucky 39% 10% 40% 7% 5% 105
Louisiana 37% 11% 47% 4% 2% 132
Maryland 38% 8% 46% 7% 2% 171
Massachusetts 24% 14% 55% 6% 1% 160
Michigan 30% 6% 51% 10% 2% 238
Minnesota 18% 7% 70% 3% 2% 134
Missouri 36% 12% 43% 3% 6% 165
New Jersey 25% 13% 51% 9% 1% 218
New York 31% 12% 49% 6% 3% 461
North Carolina 41% 11% 43% 4% 1% 284
Ohio 31% 12% 51% 4% 2% 319
Oklahoma 27% 9% 59% 3% 2% 103
Pennsylvania 36% 13% 43% 7% 1% 345
South Carolina 54% 4% 37% 1% 4% 125
Tennessee 44% 8% 44% 2% 2% 151
Texas 42% 8% 41% 7% 2% 683
Virginia 41% 12% 41% 4% 3% 243
Washington 31% 11% 48% 8% 2% 152
Wisconsin 33% 11% 48% 7% 2% 156

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