Views about human evolution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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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Alaska 61% 21% 5% 9% 4% 141
Arizona 69% 14% 4% 10% 3% 223
California 68% 13% 5% 12% 2% 1,621
Colorado 67% 20% 3% 9% 2% 221
Connecticut 62% 14% 6% 17% 1% 180
Delaware 74% 14% 5% 8% < 1% 115
District of Columbia 75% 11% 6% 6% 2% 142
Florida 62% 18% 4% 13% 2% 731
Georgia 64% 18% 4% 12% 3% 232
Hawaii 61% 18% 8% 13% 1% 141
Idaho 54% 26% 8% 9% 3% 104
Illinois 67% 16% 3% 12% 2% 472
Indiana 65% 18% 5% 9% 4% 171
Kentucky 58% 22% 3% 15% 1% 112
Louisiana 59% 24% 3% 13% 1% 104
Maine 78% 8% 4% 10% < 1% 142
Maryland 69% 19% 2% 9% < 1% 255
Massachusetts 72% 12% 6% 8% 2% 391
Michigan 65% 17% 4% 11% 2% 321
Minnesota 63% 20% 5% 12% < 1% 211
Missouri 66% 19% 4% 10% 1% 196
Montana 67% 21% 3% 9% < 1% 118
Nevada 64% 13% 9% 14% 1% 137
New Hampshire 71% 15% 1% 11% 1% 146
New Jersey 62% 18% 6% 11% 3% 341
New Mexico 74% 13% 4% 6% 2% 121
New York 67% 16% 4% 11% 2% 847
North Carolina 62% 19% 5% 13% 1% 289
North Dakota 63% 23% 2% 12% < 1% 100
Ohio 54% 23% 6% 15% 2% 314
Oklahoma 48% 28% 3% 18% 3% 100
Oregon 74% 13% 5% 7% 2% 180
Pennsylvania 65% 19% 3% 12% 1% 471
Rhode Island 65% 17% 4% 13% 2% 133
Tennessee 50% 17% 2% 27% 4% 129
Texas 59% 20% 4% 14% 2% 663
Vermont 82% 7% 7% 3% 1% 176
Virginia 70% 21% 3% 5% 2% 298
Washington 75% 14% 5% 5% 1% 314
Wisconsin 70% 18% 2% 9% 1% 206

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