Views about human evolution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by views about human evolution

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say humans…

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
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Atlanta Metro Area 12% 30% < 1% 54% 4% 158
Chicago Metro Area 18% 25% 1% 52% 4% 163
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 9% 25% 1% 58% 6% 232
Houston Metro Area 12% 26% 2% 58% 1% 169
Los Angeles Metro Area 19% 20% 3% 52% 7% 232
Miami Metro Area 17% 34% 1% 44% 4% 122
New York City Metro Area 15% 23% 4% 50% 9% 355
Philadelphia Metro Area 7% 24% 6% 59% 4% 133
Phoenix Metro Area 8% 27% < 1% 62% 3% 100
Riverside, CA Metro Area 16% 12% 1% 67% 5% 111
Washington, DC Metro Area 14% 27% 2% 53% 4% 181

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