Importance of religion in one's life among whites by views about human evolution (2014) Switch to: Views about human evolution among whites by importance of religion

% of whites who say religion is…

Views about human evolution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,974. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Evolved; due to natural processes 17% 28% 25% 30% 1% 8,974
Evolved; due to God's design 58% 31% 7% 3% < 1% 6,085
Evolved; don't know how 39% 33% 16% 10% 3% 1,091
Always existed in present form 75% 18% 3% 3% < 1% 7,753
Don't know 66% 19% 6% 6% 3% 997

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