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% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who say the holy scripture is…

State Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
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Alaska 7% 9% < 1% 77% 7% 117
Arizona 8% 18% < 1% 65% 9% 225
California 10% 14% 1% 68% 7% 1,615
Colorado 7% 12% < 1% 74% 7% 199
Connecticut 9% 16% < 1% 68% 7% 174
Delaware 5% 14% 4% 72% 5% 111
District of Columbia 12% 16% < 1% 69% 3% 140
Florida 13% 15% 1% 66% 5% 678
Georgia 20% 17% < 1% 58% 5% 256
Hawaii 8% 22% < 1% 64% 7% 135
Illinois 11% 22% < 1% 62% 5% 488
Indiana 11% 16% < 1% 66% 7% 183
Iowa 10% 21% 1% 63% 5% 103
Kentucky 18% 11% 3% 64% 4% 107
Louisiana 22% 22% < 1% 51% 5% 116
Maine 2% 14% < 1% 73% 11% 150
Maryland 10% 18% 1% 65% 6% 254
Massachusetts 6% 11% < 1% 79% 4% 356
Michigan 9% 22% 1% 63% 5% 319
Minnesota 7% 12% < 1% 72% 10% 190
Missouri 9% 16% 1% 64% 10% 189
Montana 7% 27% < 1% 60% 6% 120
Nevada 6% 18% 1% 73% 2% 124
New Hampshire 3% 12% 1% 76% 8% 147
New Jersey 10% 20% 1% 62% 7% 342
New Mexico 6% 10% < 1% 80% 3% 111
New York 8% 13% 1% 74% 5% 783
North Carolina 14% 20% < 1% 61% 4% 283
Ohio 12% 23% 1% 57% 7% 302
Oregon 8% 15% < 1% 71% 7% 181
Pennsylvania 12% 14% < 1% 67% 6% 449
Rhode Island 10% 16% < 1% 73% 1% 122
South Carolina 20% 17% 1% 54% 8% 118
Tennessee 17% 18% 3% 52% 9% 122
Texas 16% 20% 1% 57% 5% 679
Vermont 2% 9% 1% 83% 6% 181
Virginia 8% 13% 1% 72% 5% 285
Washington 5% 11% < 1% 78% 5% 303
Wisconsin 7% 17% < 1% 69% 7% 206

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