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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 18% 34% 2% 45% 2% 237
Alaska 50% 21% 5% 21% 3% 165
Arizona 44% 24% 2% 26% 4% 355
Arkansas 25% 30% 5% 38% 2% 158
California 47% 22% 5% 23% 2% 2,208
Colorado 48% 25% 4% 22% 1% 282
Connecticut 47% 23% 3% 25% 2% 259
Delaware 45% 23% 3% 28% 1% 184
District of Columbia 49% 26% 4% 18% 2% 226
Florida 38% 26% 4% 29% 3% 1,147
Georgia 32% 28% 3% 33% 4% 539
Hawaii 41% 23% 6% 26% 3% 208
Idaho 33% 28% 5% 28% 6% 172
Illinois 43% 27% 4% 24% 2% 772
Indiana 35% 28% 2% 32% 2% 339
Iowa 41% 31% 2% 21% 4% 189
Kansas 36% 28% 7% 28% 2% 150
Kentucky 35% 24% 4% 33% 4% 198
Louisiana 30% 32% 3% 32% 4% 227
Maine 55% 12% 5% 25% 3% 185
Maryland 45% 27% 3% 24% 2% 415
Massachusetts 57% 20% 6% 15% 2% 466
Michigan 41% 26% 3% 28% 2% 547
Minnesota 46% 22% 4% 24% 3% 342
Mississippi 25% 27% 4% 43% 1% 147
Missouri 35% 23% 3% 36% 3% 337
Montana 56% 26% 2% 16% < 1% 130
Nebraska 42% 25% 3% 27% 3% 155
Nevada 45% 25% 6% 21% 2% 162
New Hampshire 56% 20% 1% 21% 2% 207
New Jersey 44% 24% 4% 24% 4% 551
New Mexico 42% 27% 4% 25% 2% 169
New York 44% 23% 4% 25% 3% 1,273
North Carolina 35% 28% 5% 28% 4% 569
North Dakota 38% 22% 6% 32% 2% 160
Ohio 35% 28% 4% 31% 3% 602
Oklahoma 27% 30% 1% 40% 2% 192
Oregon 53% 21% 4% 19% 3% 247
Pennsylvania 42% 25% 4% 27% 2% 776
Rhode Island 44% 24% 5% 24% 2% 203
South Carolina 29% 26% 4% 38% 3% 265
South Dakota 33% 24% 3% 33% 6% 152
Tennessee 25% 27% 2% 41% 5% 318
Texas 32% 28% 4% 34% 3% 1,405
Utah 41% 30% 5% 22% 2% 159
Vermont 66% 17% 6% 11% 1% 213
Virginia 38% 31% 3% 26% 2% 511
Washington 48% 21% 6% 23% 2% 470
West Virginia 21% 26% 5% 46% 2% 130
Wisconsin 44% 27% 2% 26% 1% 344
Wyoming 37% 26% 12% 20% 5% 111

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