Views about human evolution among parents by state (2014) Switch to: State among parents by views about human evolution

% of parents who say humans…

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 = 125. 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% 31% 1% 50% 4% 125
Arizona 32% 29% 1% 34% 4% 141
California 36% 23% 3% 34% 4% 868
Colorado 34% 29% < 1% 33% 4% 150
Florida 29% 28% 3% 36% 4% 434
Georgia 22% 30% 2% 43% 4% 248
Illinois 33% 29% 4% 30% 4% 300
Indiana 32% 27% 4% 34% 3% 152
Kentucky 17% 23% 4% 51% 5% 106
Louisiana 18% 28% 4% 44% 6% 128
Maryland 39% 23% 2% 31% 4% 156
Massachusetts 58% 16% 3% 19% 4% 163
Michigan 30% 28% 5% 32% 4% 221
Minnesota 36% 23% 3% 35% 4% 140
Missouri 31% 22% 3% 41% 2% 168
New Jersey 39% 21% 8% 27% 5% 222
New York 38% 25% 5% 29% 2% 402
North Carolina 24% 31% 2% 38% 6% 228
Ohio 27% 27% 3% 40% 2% 272
Pennsylvania 34% 26% 3% 33% 4% 291
South Carolina 20% 24% 2% 47% 8% 117
Tennessee 22% 22% 1% 45% 10% 156
Texas 29% 27% 2% 38% 3% 754
Virginia 33% 31% 2% 32% 2% 228
Washington 39% 15% 8% 35% 4% 157
Wisconsin 36% 31% 1% 26% 5% 145

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