Views about human evolution among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 12% 22% 1% 59% 6% 270
Arizona 13% 21% 3% 60% 4% 176
Arkansas 11% 23% < 1% 63% 3% 149
California 16% 22% 2% 53% 6% 865
Colorado 11% 24% 4% 57% 5% 124
Florida 13% 23% 2% 57% 5% 580
Georgia 12% 23% 1% 60% 4% 377
Idaho 3% 20% 3% 64% 9% 112
Illinois 16% 25% 1% 49% 8% 386
Indiana 8% 23% 6% 62% 1% 234
Iowa 14% 34% 3% 45% 5% 122
Kansas 14% 22% 2% 55% 7% 112
Kentucky 10% 21% 2% 63% 4% 206
Louisiana 12% 19% 1% 62% 6% 175
Maryland 13% 23% 5% 55% 5% 164
Michigan 14% 18% 3% 61% 4% 307
Minnesota 12% 15% 4% 63% 6% 178
Mississippi 9% 19% 2% 66% 4% 168
Missouri 9% 22% 4% 60% 4% 231
Montana 14% 18% 2% 63% 3% 107
Nebraska 13% 33% 2% 46% 5% 107
New Jersey 15% 20% 4% 54% 8% 194
New York 16% 23% 5% 50% 6% 419
North Carolina 13% 26% 2% 51% 8% 364
North Dakota 12% 23% 5% 52% 9% 132
Ohio 11% 22% 3% 58% 7% 375
Oklahoma 12% 22% 1% 57% 7% 178
Oregon 15% 19% 1% 56% 9% 109
Pennsylvania 12% 19% 2% 63% 4% 401
South Carolina 8% 23% 4% 62% 3% 206
South Dakota 12% 19% < 1% 58% 10% 104
Tennessee 8% 22% 1% 63% 7% 350
Texas 11% 22% 2% 59% 6% 962
Utah 7% 25% 2% 61% 5% 126
Virginia 9% 27% 1% 57% 6% 288
Washington 10% 20% 4% 63% 3% 182
West Virginia 9% 16% 3% 68% 5% 142
Wisconsin 8% 21% 2% 60% 9% 188
Wyoming 14% 18% 5% 58% 4% 126

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