Views about human evolution among adults ages 65 and older by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among adults ages 65 and older by views about human evolution

% of adults ages 65 and older who say humans…

Belief in God Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,253. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 13% 25% 4% 48% 10% 6,253
Believe in God; fairly certain 38% 23% 7% 23% 8% 1,640
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 57% 13% 8% 18% 5% 368
Believe in God; don't know 31% 16% 9% 23% 21% 131
Do not believe in God 83% 3% 2% 9% 3% 707
Other/don't know if they believe in God 69% 2% 11% 12% 6% 228

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