Views about human evolution among adults in the South by views about government aid to the poor (2014) Switch to: Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the South by views about human evolution

% of adults in the South who say humans…

Views about government aid to the poor 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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Does more harm than good 23% 27% 3% 44% 4% 5,866
Does more good than harm 32% 27% 4% 34% 4% 5,902
Neither/both equally 18% 24% 7% 38% 12% 503
Don't know 16% 17% 9% 33% 24% 295

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