Views about human evolution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about human evolution

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 13% 21% 1% 61% 3% 231
Alaska 24% 23% 3% 48% 3% 106
Arizona 19% 27% 1% 48% 5% 252
Arkansas 10% 25% < 1% 59% 5% 126
California 27% 26% 2% 42% 3% 1,154
Colorado 21% 27% 3% 46% 3% 193
Connecticut 29% 32% 1% 34% 5% 113
Florida 21% 27% 3% 45% 4% 671
Georgia 17% 28% 2% 49% 4% 377
Idaho 14% 24% 3% 53% 7% 137
Illinois 24% 26% 1% 44% 5% 430
Indiana 18% 23% 3% 52% 4% 243
Iowa 15% 28% 4% 50% 3% 113
Kansas 23% 20% 2% 53% 2% 120
Kentucky 16% 15% 1% 63% 5% 172
Louisiana 20% 24% 2% 50% 4% 183
Maryland 30% 28% 5% 33% 4% 207
Massachusetts 41% 23% 7% 24% 4% 177
Michigan 23% 23% 1% 49% 4% 352
Minnesota 18% 21% 5% 51% 5% 196
Mississippi 17% 14% 2% 64% 3% 121
Missouri 16% 26% 1% 53% 4% 239
Montana 26% 20% 3% 46% 5% 134
Nebraska 17% 32% 6% 39% 5% 128
New Hampshire 25% 26% 2% 44% 3% 100
New Jersey 27% 24% 4% 40% 5% 266
New Mexico 16% 30% 6% 46% 2% 103
New York 27% 27% 5% 38% 3% 544
North Carolina 19% 23% 2% 51% 5% 377
North Dakota 12% 30% 4% 48% 6% 139
Ohio 15% 25% 3% 51% 5% 385
Oklahoma 9% 27% 1% 55% 7% 134
Oregon 23% 22% 2% 48% 5% 140
Pennsylvania 22% 23% 2% 51% 3% 501
South Carolina 14% 22% 2% 59% 3% 197
South Dakota 18% 19% 1% 57% 5% 113
Tennessee 12% 21% 1% 62% 4% 292
Texas 18% 25% 3% 50% 5% 949
Utah 11% 28% 4% 54% 4% 126
Virginia 17% 29% 1% 50% 3% 328
Washington 25% 23% 7% 41% 3% 243
West Virginia 12% 22% 2% 62% 2% 136
Wisconsin 19% 27% 2% 46% 6% 199
Wyoming 21% 22% 4% 49% 3% 147

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