Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is very important by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say religion is very important 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
Sample size = 397. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 10% 27% 1% 56% 5% 397
Alaska 14% 26% 3% 51% 6% 124
Arizona 11% 30% 3% 48% 7% 335
Arkansas 10% 32% 3% 52% 3% 217
California 19% 28% 3% 43% 6% 1,666
Colorado 16% 28% 4% 48% 5% 230
Connecticut 17% 33% 1% 44% 5% 156
Delaware 11% 29% 3% 50% 6% 147
District of Columbia 25% 37% 3% 31% 4% 140
Florida 15% 30% 3% 47% 5% 1,058
Georgia 12% 29% 2% 52% 5% 626
Hawaii 16% 33% 3% 44% 4% 134
Idaho 8% 27% 5% 53% 7% 168
Illinois 19% 31% 2% 42% 5% 696
Indiana 10% 31% 2% 55% 3% 381
Iowa 14% 35% 4% 43% 5% 184
Kansas 12% 28% 3% 55% 2% 165
Kentucky 12% 26% 3% 54% 4% 289
Louisiana 14% 26% 4% 50% 7% 328
Maine 14% 27% 8% 45% 7% 108
Maryland 19% 31% 5% 40% 6% 327
Massachusetts 21% 35% 6% 31% 7% 251
Michigan 12% 27% 4% 51% 6% 513
Minnesota 12% 21% 6% 55% 5% 281
Mississippi 11% 21% 3% 60% 5% 233
Missouri 9% 29% 4% 54% 4% 356
Montana 13% 25% < 1% 54% 7% 139
Nebraska 15% 35% 1% 43% 6% 179
Nevada 14% 29% 6% 43% 7% 133
New Hampshire 21% 32% < 1% 44% 3% 107
New Jersey 20% 27% 3% 45% 5% 434
New Mexico 13% 31% 5% 49% 3% 169
New York 16% 29% 4% 45% 6% 882
North Carolina 11% 32% 3% 48% 6% 639
North Dakota 14% 24% 4% 55% 4% 197
Ohio 13% 29% 3% 49% 6% 673
Oklahoma 14% 25% 1% 51% 9% 251
Oregon 13% 26% 4% 48% 9% 174
Pennsylvania 13% 26% 3% 54% 4% 739
Rhode Island 18% 32% 2% 44% 4% 149
South Carolina 11% 28% 2% 55% 4% 346
South Dakota 13% 23% 1% 57% 6% 175
Tennessee 8% 23% 2% 59% 9% 475
Texas 13% 28% 4% 49% 6% 1,611
Utah 8% 30% 4% 54% 4% 191
Virginia 9% 33% 4% 51% 4% 503
Washington 14% 27% 5% 48% 5% 312
West Virginia 8% 22% 4% 59% 6% 197
Wisconsin 12% 32% 1% 45% 9% 279
Wyoming 10% 28% 5% 53% 4% 166

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