Views about human evolution among adults in the Northeast by sources of guidance on right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the Northeast by views about human evolution

% of adults in the Northeast who say humans…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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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Religion 12% 27% 3% 53% 5% 1,646
Philosophy/reason 52% 25% 4% 16% 3% 820
Common sense 45% 23% 5% 24% 3% 3,162
Science 66% 14% 2% 16% 2% 694
Don't know 26% 16% 21% 17% 21% 194

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