Income distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by views about human evolution (2014) Switch to: Views about human evolution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who have a household income of…

Views about human evolution Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
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Evolved; due to natural processes 32% 19% 29% 20% 1,665
Evolved; due to God's design 26% 21% 31% 22% 3,343
Evolved; don't know how 23% 19% 25% 32% 264
Always existed in present form 32% 22% 29% 17% 2,888
Don't know 36% 22% 24% 18% 249

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