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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 18% 27% 3% 47% 5% 232
Alaska 34% 30% 5% 26% 5% 159
Arizona 30% 24% 5% 36% 5% 349
Arkansas 19% 26% 4% 48% 3% 141
California 40% 22% 5% 29% 4% 1,849
Colorado 33% 28% 5% 31% 3% 251
Connecticut 40% 28% 4% 24% 3% 169
Delaware 34% 21% 6% 36% 3% 117
District of Columbia 45% 27% 5% 18% 5% 133
Florida 32% 27% 4% 33% 4% 960
Georgia 29% 27% 4% 36% 5% 470
Hawaii 35% 27% 6% 26% 5% 159
Idaho 31% 24% 6% 37% 2% 156
Illinois 38% 28% 3% 29% 2% 588
Indiana 28% 26% 4% 39% 3% 294
Iowa 38% 22% 5% 29% 6% 140
Kansas 26% 27% 4% 39% 4% 133
Kentucky 26% 28% 3% 36% 7% 193
Louisiana 27% 32% 2% 33% 7% 206
Maine 46% 22% 7% 21% 5% 127
Maryland 38% 27% 3% 29% 3% 292
Massachusetts 51% 24% 6% 15% 4% 336
Michigan 32% 26% 5% 33% 5% 430
Minnesota 35% 22% 5% 33% 5% 265
Mississippi 22% 18% 2% 52% 5% 141
Missouri 28% 27% 5% 38% 2% 299
Montana 35% 25% 4% 32% 4% 152
Nebraska 28% 29% 3% 33% 7% 128
Nevada 33% 24% 9% 30% 5% 165
New Hampshire 50% 23% 1% 26% 1% 139
New Jersey 34% 27% 6% 28% 6% 387
New Mexico 25% 32% 8% 34% 1% 161
New York 39% 24% 4% 29% 4% 928
North Carolina 27% 29% 5% 34% 5% 473
North Dakota 25% 26% 3% 38% 7% 148
Ohio 27% 26% 4% 37% 6% 504
Oklahoma 24% 28% 3% 37% 8% 175
Oregon 38% 25% 3% 29% 5% 220
Pennsylvania 30% 26% 4% 36% 4% 621
Rhode Island 41% 22% 5% 29% 3% 115
South Carolina 25% 24% 3% 45% 4% 239
South Dakota 34% 24% 1% 37% 4% 147
Tennessee 18% 23% 3% 51% 6% 324
Texas 27% 27% 5% 38% 4% 1,226
Utah 30% 26% 2% 38% 4% 165
Vermont 57% 15% 6% 20% 2% 159
Virginia 27% 28% 5% 37% 3% 442
Washington 37% 19% 9% 33% 2% 359
West Virginia 18% 23% 6% 49% 4% 141
Wisconsin 37% 24% 2% 30% 7% 255
Wyoming 25% 25% 7% 36% 6% 152

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