Views about human evolution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about human evolution

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say humans…

State Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 22% 31% 4% 39% 5% 268
Alaska 44% 25% 5% 20% 5% 193
Arizona 43% 23% 3% 26% 5% 374
Arkansas 27% 32% 4% 36% 2% 180
California 47% 21% 5% 24% 4% 2,431
Colorado 49% 23% 4% 22% 2% 299
Connecticut 45% 23% 4% 25% 2% 257
Delaware 45% 22% 5% 23% 6% 199
District of Columbia 50% 23% 4% 19% 4% 222
Florida 38% 26% 4% 29% 3% 1,303
Georgia 31% 26% 4% 34% 5% 571
Hawaii 45% 21% 5% 26% 3% 215
Idaho 33% 33% 6% 23% 4% 178
Illinois 42% 27% 4% 25% 3% 860
Indiana 33% 29% 5% 30% 3% 398
Iowa 42% 29% 3% 20% 6% 213
Kansas 33% 29% 5% 28% 6% 187
Kentucky 31% 32% 4% 29% 5% 251
Louisiana 27% 32% 3% 34% 4% 268
Maine 58% 14% 5% 19% 4% 213
Maryland 43% 26% 4% 25% 2% 417
Massachusetts 53% 23% 5% 16% 3% 506
Michigan 40% 24% 6% 27% 3% 601
Minnesota 42% 23% 6% 25% 4% 357
Mississippi 19% 27% 4% 45% 4% 181
Missouri 36% 25% 6% 30% 3% 394
Montana 48% 23% 2% 23% 4% 170
Nebraska 40% 27% 2% 27% 4% 180
Nevada 41% 24% 5% 25% 4% 210
New Hampshire 57% 20% 1% 20% 2% 192
New Jersey 43% 23% 5% 25% 5% 596
New Mexico 38% 26% 3% 30% 2% 194
New York 43% 23% 4% 26% 3% 1,357
North Carolina 32% 31% 6% 28% 4% 624
North Dakota 42% 23% 3% 29% 3% 196
Ohio 33% 28% 6% 29% 4% 728
Oklahoma 30% 29% 2% 34% 5% 244
Oregon 50% 23% 5% 16% 6% 270
Pennsylvania 41% 24% 4% 27% 4% 836
Rhode Island 39% 29% 6% 25% 1% 195
South Carolina 29% 29% 3% 34% 6% 282
South Dakota 31% 27% 4% 32% 5% 187
Tennessee 23% 24% 4% 40% 8% 354
Texas 33% 27% 4% 32% 4% 1,509
Utah 38% 29% 3% 27% 3% 179
Vermont 63% 16% 6% 13% 2% 217
Virginia 36% 30% 3% 26% 4% 529
Washington 49% 20% 7% 22% 3% 454
West Virginia 24% 25% 5% 39% 7% 165
Wisconsin 42% 25% 2% 26% 5% 389
Wyoming 34% 27% 10% 25% 4% 162

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