Views about human evolution among conservatives by state (2014) Switch to: State among conservatives 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% 23% 2% 58% 4% 267
Alaska 22% 28% 3% 42% 5% 115
Arizona 17% 27% 3% 49% 4% 264
Arkansas 10% 25% 1% 62% 3% 130
California 24% 24% 3% 43% 6% 1,134
Colorado 14% 27% 5% 49% 5% 170
Connecticut 22% 24% 4% 47% 4% 110
Florida 19% 26% 2% 48% 5% 760
Georgia 15% 27% 3% 50% 5% 417
Idaho 17% 25% 3% 49% 6% 138
Illinois 23% 26% 2% 43% 6% 459
Indiana 16% 23% 2% 58% 1% 276
Iowa 20% 29% 3% 44% 4% 142
Kansas 14% 24% 4% 55% 3% 132
Kentucky 12% 19% 3% 61% 5% 189
Louisiana 18% 26% 2% 48% 6% 234
Maryland 24% 31% 7% 35% 4% 170
Massachusetts 34% 27% 6% 28% 6% 160
Michigan 21% 21% 3% 51% 4% 342
Minnesota 14% 20% 7% 54% 5% 192
Mississippi 7% 17% 1% 69% 6% 150
Missouri 15% 26% 4% 51% 3% 251
Montana 24% 18% 1% 53% 3% 138
Nebraska 17% 31% 4% 43% 4% 132
Nevada 31% 22% 6% 36% 6% 116
New Hampshire 21% 28% 2% 47% 2% 102
New Jersey 22% 25% 4% 43% 6% 271
New Mexico 18% 22% 5% 52% 3% 106
New York 21% 28% 4% 42% 5% 606
North Carolina 14% 27% 2% 51% 7% 411
North Dakota 18% 29% 1% 47% 5% 161
Ohio 17% 26% 5% 48% 5% 456
Oklahoma 12% 23% 1% 56% 7% 162
Oregon 22% 28% 1% 45% 4% 125
Pennsylvania 17% 22% 2% 56% 4% 498
South Carolina 10% 27% 1% 59% 3% 218
South Dakota 17% 21% < 1% 56% 5% 139
Tennessee 11% 20% 1% 60% 8% 322
Texas 17% 25% 3% 51% 4% 1,050
Utah 15% 25% 2% 55% 4% 150
Virginia 12% 31% 1% 51% 5% 344
Washington 20% 22% 5% 49% 3% 215
West Virginia 12% 20% 6% 58% 4% 139
Wisconsin 19% 27% 2% 45% 8% 247
Wyoming 19% 27% 2% 47% 4% 143

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