Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by views about human evolution

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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% 26% 2% 54% 5% 419
Alaska 12% 30% 4% 49% 5% 167
Arizona 16% 31% 3% 44% 6% 412
Arkansas 9% 32% 2% 54% 4% 234
California 22% 29% 3% 40% 6% 1,965
Colorado 15% 33% 4% 44% 4% 270
Connecticut 21% 34% 1% 40% 4% 192
Delaware 17% 28% 4% 46% 5% 183
District of Columbia 25% 39% 5% 28% 3% 155
Florida 18% 31% 3% 44% 5% 1,285
Georgia 14% 29% 2% 48% 6% 713
Hawaii 23% 31% 4% 40% 2% 181
Idaho 9% 31% 5% 49% 5% 208
Illinois 21% 33% 2% 40% 4% 818
Indiana 11% 32% 2% 52% 3% 425
Iowa 19% 33% 2% 40% 6% 219
Kansas 15% 31% 4% 46% 4% 206
Kentucky 14% 28% 2% 50% 6% 329
Louisiana 12% 30% 2% 49% 7% 342
Maine 23% 24% 6% 40% 7% 154
Maryland 19% 33% 4% 39% 5% 388
Massachusetts 24% 34% 6% 30% 6% 282
Michigan 16% 28% 4% 48% 5% 624
Minnesota 15% 24% 6% 50% 6% 340
Mississippi 13% 23% 3% 58% 4% 254
Missouri 15% 29% 4% 48% 4% 444
Montana 21% 26% 2% 47% 5% 192
Nebraska 18% 35% 3% 40% 4% 213
Nevada 16% 31% 5% 42% 5% 177
New Hampshire 20% 32% < 1% 45% 3% 132
New Jersey 24% 28% 4% 38% 6% 500
New Mexico 12% 33% 4% 49% 2% 188
New York 20% 29% 5% 41% 5% 1,060
North Carolina 13% 33% 4% 44% 6% 732
North Dakota 16% 27% 4% 51% 3% 229
Ohio 13% 29% 5% 46% 6% 771
Oklahoma 13% 28% 1% 50% 8% 289
Oregon 19% 28% 3% 42% 8% 218
Pennsylvania 15% 28% 4% 49% 4% 865
Rhode Island 20% 32% 1% 43% 3% 180
South Carolina 13% 30% 2% 51% 4% 376
South Dakota 15% 25% 3% 52% 5% 213
Tennessee 10% 24% 2% 56% 8% 524
Texas 14% 30% 3% 47% 5% 1,774
Utah 13% 28% 3% 52% 4% 202
Vermont 29% 32% 4% 30% 5% 121
Virginia 11% 35% 3% 47% 4% 555
Washington 18% 25% 7% 46% 4% 382
West Virginia 9% 24% 5% 57% 5% 234
Wisconsin 14% 31% 1% 47% 7% 349
Wyoming 16% 29% 6% 44% 5% 219

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