Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

State Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Alaska 5% 11% 57% 21% 6% 117
Arizona 9% 16% 54% 20% 2% 225
California 10% 21% 49% 18% 2% 1,615
Colorado 9% 24% 50% 17% 1% 199
Connecticut 6% 17% 60% 16% 2% 174
Delaware 5% 14% 67% 11% 2% 111
District of Columbia 10% 24% 44% 19% 2% 140
Florida 10% 14% 57% 16% 2% 678
Georgia 20% 17% 48% 14% 1% 256
Hawaii 9% 17% 55% 18% 1% 135
Illinois 9% 18% 54% 18% 2% 488
Indiana 8% 14% 55% 21% 2% 183
Iowa 8% 23% 61% 7% 1% 103
Kentucky 11% 21% 58% 10% < 1% 107
Louisiana 15% 18% 52% 14% 1% 116
Maine 7% 16% 60% 16% 1% 150
Maryland 10% 14% 53% 22% 1% 254
Massachusetts 5% 13% 55% 26% 1% 356
Michigan 8% 13% 65% 13% 1% 319
Minnesota 6% 22% 53% 17% 2% 190
Missouri 10% 17% 56% 15% 3% 189
Montana 6% 16% 61% 16% 1% 120
Nevada 11% 21% 52% 17% < 1% 124
New Hampshire 3% 16% 61% 17% 2% 147
New Jersey 11% 14% 60% 14% 1% 342
New Mexico 10% 14% 45% 26% 6% 111
New York 7% 20% 56% 15% 2% 783
North Carolina 11% 14% 55% 19% < 1% 283
Ohio 10% 17% 58% 15% 1% 302
Oregon 5% 21% 51% 22% 1% 181
Pennsylvania 10% 11% 58% 21% 1% 449
Rhode Island 6% 16% 57% 19% 3% 122
South Carolina 16% 20% 49% 15% < 1% 118
Tennessee 12% 17% 60% 11% 1% 122
Texas 15% 16% 51% 17% 1% 679
Vermont 3% 21% 54% 21% 1% 181
Virginia 7% 19% 55% 16% 3% 285
Washington 6% 20% 54% 20% 1% 303
Wisconsin 5% 19% 56% 18% 1% 206

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