Views about size of government among adults who say humans always existed in present form by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say humans always existed in present form by views about size of government

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who would rather have…

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Alabama 61% 34% 2% 2% 240
Arizona 65% 34% < 1% 1% 213
Arkansas 57% 40% < 1% 2% 143
California 47% 47% 3% 3% 962
Colorado 67% 31% < 1% 2% 150
Florida 52% 40% 3% 5% 651
Georgia 56% 39% 2% 3% 376
Idaho 71% 23% 2% 4% 118
Illinois 57% 40% 2% 1% 389
Indiana 60% 35% 2% 3% 242
Iowa 71% 25% < 1% 3% 101
Kansas 74% 23% 1% 2% 123
Kentucky 67% 25% 5% 3% 195
Louisiana 51% 44% 1% 4% 173
Maryland 52% 42% 2% 3% 163
Massachusetts 45% 46% 5% 4% 117
Michigan 64% 32% 2% 2% 335
Minnesota 73% 22% 1% 5% 182
Mississippi 57% 37% 2% 4% 165
Missouri 67% 28% 2% 4% 235
Montana 77% 16% 4% 3% 105
Nebraska 72% 26% < 1% 3% 100
New Jersey 45% 49% 2% 4% 242
New York 40% 55% 3% 2% 535
North Carolina 61% 34% 2% 4% 357
North Dakota 69% 25% < 1% 5% 125
Ohio 61% 33% 3% 3% 397
Oklahoma 59% 32% 4% 4% 165
Oregon 69% 29% 1% 1% 111
Pennsylvania 64% 31% 2% 3% 464
South Carolina 61% 33% 2% 4% 214
South Dakota 75% 22% 1% 1% 119
Tennessee 58% 36% 3% 3% 317
Texas 52% 42% 3% 3% 959
Utah 80% 16% 1% 3% 117
Virginia 60% 36% 3% 2% 284
Washington 62% 35% 2% 1% 190
West Virginia 70% 23% 4% 3% 142
Wisconsin 69% 27% 4% < 1% 190
Wyoming 77% 16% 1% 6% 106

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