Views about human evolution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about human evolution

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say humans…

Importance of religion in one's life 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
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Very important 35% 33% 6% 23% 3% 2,020
Somewhat important 56% 24% 5% 14% 2% 3,566
Not too important 76% 11% 5% 7% 2% 2,918
Not at all important 83% 6% 2% 7% 1% 3,532

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