Views about human evolution among Catholics by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among Catholics by views about human evolution

% of Catholics 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
Boston Metro Area33%36%6%23%2%154
Chicago Metro Area34%37%3%24%3%276
Los Angeles Metro Area33%27%5%28%7%290
Miami Metro Area32%39%2%23%3%125
New York City Metro Area30%30%7%27%6%602
Philadelphia Metro Area31%32%5%26%5%203
Providence Metro Area28%36%4%30%2%169
Washington, DC Metro Area31%35%1%30%3%163
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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