Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about human evolution

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who say humans…

Metro areaEvolved; due to natural processesEvolved; due to God's designEvolved; don't know howAlways existed in present formDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area31%35%3%23%8%107
Boston Metro Area48%26%5%21%1%126
Chicago Metro Area41%27%4%24%4%225
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area34%26%6%30%4%146
Houston Metro Area42%27%1%29%2%109
Los Angeles Metro Area43%27%5%21%4%280
Miami Metro Area39%34%7%15%5%109
New York City Metro Area48%26%6%16%3%471
Philadelphia Metro Area35%31%4%28%2%192
Providence Metro Area39%30%2%29%< 1%108
San Francisco Metro Area57%19%6%16%2%115
Washington, DC Metro Area38%35%4%19%5%226
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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