Educational distribution among adults in the South by views about human evolution (2014) Switch to: Views about human evolution among adults in the South by educational group

% of adults in the South who have completed…

Views about human evolutionHigh school or lessSome collegeCollegePost-graduate degreeSample size
Evolved; due to natural processes37%28%20%15%3,485
Evolved; due to God's design39%35%15%11%3,277
Evolved; don't know how42%27%16%15%482
Always existed in present form49%32%13%6%4,655
Don't know59%24%12%5%587
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.

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