Views about human evolution among baby Boomers by state (2014) Switch to: State among baby Boomers 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
Sample size = 206. 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.
Alabama 13% 28% 4% 50% 4% 206
Alaska 29% 29% 3% 32% 7% 115
Arizona 26% 28% 5% 38% 2% 240
Arkansas 17% 26% 4% 51% 2% 120
California 36% 25% 4% 30% 5% 1,305
Colorado 31% 26% 2% 34% 7% 171
Connecticut 40% 28% 3% 28% 1% 133
Delaware 28% 32% 3% 35% 1% 116
Florida 26% 27% 4% 38% 4% 757
Georgia 25% 30% 5% 37% 4% 342
Hawaii 46% 23% 5% 25% 1% 141
Idaho 21% 30% 4% 41% 4% 126
Illinois 29% 28% 5% 35% 4% 470
Indiana 17% 30% 2% 48% 3% 250
Iowa 32% 24% 6% 33% 6% 138
Kansas 25% 20% 5% 48% 3% 120
Kentucky 19% 24% 3% 49% 4% 167
Louisiana 19% 26% 1% 48% 5% 165
Maine 46% 15% 7% 27% 5% 131
Maryland 36% 33% 6% 24% 2% 242
Massachusetts 37% 30% 5% 23% 4% 241
Michigan 30% 23% 3% 39% 4% 392
Minnesota 20% 27% 7% 38% 8% 213
Mississippi 10% 19% 7% 61% 3% 106
Missouri 22% 29% 5% 41% 4% 244
Montana 36% 26% < 1% 31% 6% 109
Nebraska 17% 30% 6% 40% 7% 105
Nevada 35% 27% 2% 33% 3% 119
New Hampshire 39% 21% 3% 36% 2% 113
New Jersey 32% 32% 3% 29% 4% 327
New Mexico 28% 18% 8% 44% 2% 141
New York 34% 24% 4% 34% 4% 722
North Carolina 22% 32% 3% 37% 5% 409
North Dakota 21% 29% 4% 40% 7% 126
Ohio 24% 27% 5% 40% 5% 457
Oklahoma 19% 26% 1% 46% 7% 152
Oregon 33% 26% 6% 29% 7% 159
Pennsylvania 26% 27% 4% 40% 3% 526
Rhode Island 36% 26% 3% 30% 4% 131
South Carolina 21% 28% 2% 48% 1% 186
South Dakota 28% 30% 1% 38% 4% 109
Tennessee 13% 22% 4% 56% 5% 278
Texas 22% 27% 4% 42% 5% 843
Utah 20% 31% 4% 42% 4% 110
Vermont 50% 20% 8% 18% 4% 114
Virginia 23% 30% 3% 41% 3% 319
Washington 39% 22% 6% 30% 4% 265
West Virginia 12% 22% 5% 57% 4% 127
Wisconsin 28% 28% 2% 38% 4% 230
Wyoming 29% 24% 5% 40% 2% 129

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