Importance of religion in one's life among parents by views about human evolution (2014) Switch to: Views about human evolution among parents by importance of religion

% of parents who say religion is…

Views about human evolutionVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Evolved; due to natural processes28%31%20%21%< 1%2,791
Evolved; due to God's design64%27%6%3%< 1%2,183
Evolved; don't know how43%36%11%7%3%274
Always existed in present form77%17%3%2%< 1%2,845
Don't know65%20%5%7%3%273
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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