Views about human evolution among adults with some college education by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults with some college education by views about human evolution

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State 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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Alabama 16% 31% < 1% 48% 4% 157
Alaska 35% 28% 3% 33% 2% 102
Arizona 32% 24% 3% 37% 3% 207
California 38% 24% 5% 31% 3% 994
Colorado 39% 20% 2% 39% 1% 148
Florida 30% 29% 5% 34% 2% 572
Georgia 23% 33% 2% 40% 2% 248
Hawaii 34% 38% 3% 23% 2% 113
Idaho 24% 31% 4% 31% 9% 113
Illinois 38% 27% 2% 30% 3% 363
Indiana 29% 33% 4% 34% 2% 171
Iowa 35% 23% 1% 34% 6% 104
Kentucky 24% 19% 5% 48% 5% 110
Louisiana 24% 29% 1% 40% 5% 122
Maryland 32% 30% 3% 31% 3% 151
Massachusetts 40% 22% 9% 24% 4% 147
Michigan 29% 27% 3% 36% 4% 313
Minnesota 36% 25% 4% 31% 4% 155
Mississippi 18% 17% 1% 61% 4% 112
Missouri 22% 31% 5% 38% 4% 186
Nebraska 32% 32% 2% 30% 4% 100
Nevada 39% 19% 4% 36% 2% 105
New Jersey 34% 31% 6% 28% 1% 206
New York 39% 25% 4% 29% 3% 509
North Carolina 21% 32% 5% 37% 4% 293
North Dakota 32% 28% 5% 32% 2% 111
Ohio 26% 32% 4% 34% 5% 301
Oklahoma 21% 36% < 1% 36% 7% 106
Oregon 37% 24% 4% 32% 3% 127
Pennsylvania 32% 26% 3% 36% 3% 326
South Carolina 17% 31% 1% 46% 6% 134
Tennessee 16% 27% < 1% 50% 6% 171
Texas 24% 29% 3% 41% 3% 707
Utah 24% 33% 2% 38% 3% 101
Virginia 25% 32% 3% 37% 3% 170
Washington 37% 24% 6% 30% 3% 228
Wisconsin 35% 31% 1% 30% 3% 183
Wyoming 25% 21% 7% 45% 2% 122

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