Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about human evolution

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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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Arizona 43% 26% 3% 26% 1% 146
California 44% 24% 5% 23% 4% 912
Colorado 37% 31% 5% 22% 5% 135
Connecticut 43% 32% 3% 20% 1% 106
Florida 35% 31% 5% 24% 4% 492
Georgia 34% 35% 5% 21% 5% 187
Illinois 40% 29% 5% 23% 2% 326
Indiana 27% 35% 6% 29% 3% 142
Maryland 41% 31% 4% 24% 1% 164
Massachusetts 44% 27% 6% 22% 2% 189
Michigan 40% 25% 4% 27% 3% 247
Minnesota 39% 30% 5% 21% 5% 153
Missouri 40% 27% 6% 26% 2% 157
New Jersey 45% 26% 7% 19% 2% 247
New York 43% 27% 6% 22% 3% 541
North Carolina 37% 34% 7% 19% 3% 205
Ohio 31% 34% 6% 25% 4% 269
Pennsylvania 39% 31% 5% 24% 2% 340
Tennessee 36% 26% 3% 32% 3% 112
Texas 37% 30% 4% 26% 3% 545
Virginia 44% 39% 2% 13% 2% 198
Washington 39% 24% 9% 26% 2% 165
Wisconsin 39% 25% 3% 30% 3% 178

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