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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 30% 27% 3% 38% 3% 180
Alaska 44% 28% 2% 23% 3% 146
Arizona 40% 25% 3% 26% 5% 286
Arkansas 27% 32% 5% 36% < 1% 114
California 46% 21% 5% 25% 4% 1,596
Colorado 42% 29% 3% 21% 4% 209
Connecticut 44% 24% 4% 26% 2% 197
Delaware 49% 19% 4% 25% 4% 141
District of Columbia 45% 29% 8% 15% 3% 118
Florida 38% 29% 4% 25% 3% 933
Georgia 33% 25% 4% 33% 5% 360
Hawaii 39% 24% 6% 29% 2% 158
Idaho 27% 35% 6% 26% 5% 150
Illinois 42% 27% 3% 24% 3% 596
Indiana 34% 29% 4% 27% 5% 282
Iowa 42% 28% 3% 25% 3% 148
Kansas 34% 29% 4% 27% 7% 139
Kentucky 33% 23% 4% 35% 4% 175
Louisiana 31% 33% 2% 28% 7% 172
Maine 52% 18% 3% 23% 4% 167
Maryland 46% 27% 6% 20% 1% 282
Massachusetts 48% 22% 6% 20% 4% 366
Michigan 43% 25% 3% 25% 4% 447
Minnesota 36% 31% 6% 23% 4% 261
Missouri 38% 26% 3% 28% 4% 267
Montana 49% 26% 1% 23% 1% 138
Nebraska 36% 30% 5% 25% 3% 134
Nevada 37% 19% 10% 28% 6% 162
New Hampshire 50% 23% 2% 22% 3% 168
New Jersey 47% 25% 5% 20% 4% 421
New Mexico 39% 27% 7% 22% 4% 115
New York 44% 23% 5% 25% 3% 935
North Carolina 36% 29% 5% 26% 4% 391
North Dakota 31% 28% 5% 32% 5% 160
Ohio 33% 29% 5% 29% 4% 527
Oklahoma 28% 35% 2% 30% 5% 163
Oregon 45% 25% 4% 23% 2% 185
Pennsylvania 43% 22% 4% 28% 4% 590
Rhode Island 46% 23% 6% 23% 3% 156
South Carolina 30% 25% 3% 35% 6% 177
South Dakota 32% 27% 2% 33% 5% 140
Tennessee 27% 25% 3% 37% 8% 231
Texas 35% 28% 5% 28% 5% 953
Utah 38% 28% 7% 25% 2% 119
Vermont 55% 17% 9% 17% 2% 162
Virginia 38% 29% 3% 25% 5% 350
Washington 49% 23% 7% 17% 4% 308
West Virginia 33% 30% 4% 33% 1% 125
Wisconsin 43% 27% 3% 22% 5% 267
Wyoming 35% 26% 9% 26% 4% 125

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