Views about human evolution among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by state (2014) Switch to: State among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 6% 28% 1% 60% 5% 264
Arizona 9% 30% 3% 54% 4% 219
Arkansas 7% 28% 1% 59% 4% 147
California 14% 28% 2% 51% 6% 1,027
Colorado 11% 24% 3% 59% 3% 150
Florida 11% 25% 2% 57% 5% 632
Georgia 11% 30% 1% 53% 5% 426
Idaho 7% 23% 1% 62% 6% 120
Illinois 11% 31% 1% 51% 5% 403
Indiana 6% 25% 2% 64% 4% 242
Iowa 7% 35% 2% 48% 8% 119
Kansas 11% 21% < 1% 66% 3% 115
Kentucky 7% 24% 2% 60% 6% 190
Louisiana 8% 25% 3% 59% 5% 201
Maryland 12% 31% 2% 51% 4% 211
Massachusetts 17% 37% 4% 37% 6% 111
Michigan 9% 23% 3% 62% 4% 332
Minnesota 8% 15% 4% 70% 4% 164
Mississippi 6% 18% 4% 68% 4% 161
Missouri 8% 25% 5% 60% 3% 240
Nebraska 13% 34% 1% 49% 3% 113
New Jersey 15% 22% 2% 56% 6% 249
New Mexico 8% 25% 6% 60% 1% 107
New York 10% 30% 5% 49% 6% 496
North Carolina 7% 28% 3% 56% 5% 428
North Dakota 14% 26% 2% 54% 4% 113
Ohio 8% 26% 3% 57% 5% 389
Oklahoma 10% 20% 1% 63% 6% 159
Oregon 7% 23% 4% 54% 11% 111
Pennsylvania 10% 25% 3% 59% 3% 474
South Carolina 8% 30% 1% 57% 4% 230
South Dakota 5% 21% < 1% 70% 4% 109
Tennessee 5% 22% 1% 65% 7% 326
Texas 10% 27% 2% 56% 5% 1,052
Utah 8% 30% 1% 58% 4% 141
Virginia 6% 32% 2% 57% 4% 318
Washington 8% 23% 5% 62% 2% 204
West Virginia 5% 16% 5% 66% 8% 143
Wisconsin 6% 27% 1% 60% 6% 197
Wyoming 8% 23% 6% 59% 4% 118

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