Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is very important by views about human evolution (2014) Switch to: Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is very important by parental status

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Views about human evolutionParentsNon-parentsSample size
Evolved; due to natural processes34%66%2,591
Evolved; due to God's design32%68%5,494
Evolved; don't know how23%77%678
Always existed in present form31%69%8,807
Don't know24%76%1,078
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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