Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is very important by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say religion is very important by views about human evolution

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Metro area 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 = 302. 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.
Atlanta Metro Area 12% 32% 2% 49% 5% 302
Baltimore Metro Area 23% 28% 8% 34% 8% 128
Boston Metro Area 18% 34% 7% 32% 9% 176
Chicago Metro Area 22% 34% 3% 39% 2% 416
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 11% 31% 2% 50% 5% 418
Detroit Metro Area 15% 25% 2% 51% 7% 198
Houston Metro Area 12% 30% 2% 53% 2% 303
Los Angeles Metro Area 21% 27% 4% 41% 7% 496
Miami Metro Area 20% 34% 2% 38% 5% 260
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 11% 23% 8% 52% 6% 147
New York City Metro Area 18% 29% 5% 42% 7% 822
Philadelphia Metro Area 11% 30% 5% 48% 6% 342
Phoenix Metro Area 10% 32% 3% 46% 9% 196
Pittsburgh Metro Area 16% 29% 2% 45% 8% 132
Providence Metro Area 17% 30% 4% 46% 3% 164
Riverside, CA Metro Area 12% 27% 2% 54% 6% 198
San Diego Metro Area 21% 26% 4% 38% 10% 160
San Francisco Metro Area 23% 32% 1% 36% 7% 144
Seattle Metro Area 24% 24% 3% 44% 5% 131
St. Louis Metro Area 7% 35% 3% 49% 6% 153
Tampa Metro Area 17% 26% 2% 52% 4% 161
Washington, DC Metro Area 16% 36% 4% 41% 3% 423

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