U.S. Religious Landscape Study, 2014

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QB30

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Q.B30. Which comes closer to your view? [READ AND RANDOMIZE]
  1) Humans and other living things have evolved over time [OR]
  2) Humans and other living things have existed in their present form since the beginning of time
  9) (VOL - DO NOT READ) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Humans and other living things have evolved over time [OR] 61.5% 61.5%
Humans and other living things have existed in their present form since the beginning of time 34.1% 95.6%
(VOL - DO NOT READ) Don't know/Refused 4.4% 100%
Total N = 35071

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Humans and other living things have evolved over time [OR] 65.3% 57.9% 61.5%
Humans and other living things have existed in their present form since the beginning of time 30.7% 37.4% 34.1%
(VOL - DO NOT READ) Don't know/Refused 4.0% 4.7% 4.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
35071


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (VOL) Other party (VOL) TOTAL
Humans and other living things have evolved over time [OR] 46.9% 68.1% 67.5% 53.0% 61.0% 61.9%
Humans and other living things have existed in their present form since the beginning of time 48.7% 28.3% 28.9% 39.2% 31.8% 34.0%
(VOL - DO NOT READ) Don't know/Refused 4.4% 3.7% 3.6% 7.8% 7.2% 4.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34112


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 20 to under $40,000 50 to under $75,000 75 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Humans and other living things have evolved over time [OR] 56.0% 58.6% 62.5% 67.7% 73.4% 62.8%
Humans and other living things have existed in their present form since the beginning of time 37.9% 37.8% 34.6% 29.7% 24.3% 33.5%
(VOL - DO NOT READ) Don't know/Refused 6.2% 3.6% 2.9% 2.6% 2.4% 3.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
30490


Education (I-EDUC)

High school incomplete or less than high school (no diploma) High school graduate (grade 12 with diploma or GED certificate) Some college, no degree (includes some community college) or two-year associate degree from a college or university Four-year college or university degree/Bachelor's degree (e.g., BS, BA, AB) Some postgraduate or professional school or postgraduate or professional degree, including master's, doctorate, medical or law degree (e.g., MA, MS, PhD, MD, JD, graduate school) TOTAL
Humans and other living things have evolved over time [OR] 48.3% 55.2% 61.7% 70.5% 77.2% 61.6%
Humans and other living things have existed in their present form since the beginning of time 42.3% 39.8% 35.1% 26.4% 20.5% 34.1%
(VOL - DO NOT READ) Don't know/Refused 9.5% 5.1% 3.2% 3.2% 2.4% 4.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34868


Age (I-AGE)

Age 29 or younger 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or older TOTAL
Humans and other living things have evolved over time [OR] 72.2% 66.3% 60.1% 57.5% 54.1% 61.7%
Humans and other living things have existed in their present form since the beginning of time 25.6% 30.6% 36.4% 38.7% 38.4% 34.0%
(VOL - DO NOT READ) Don't know/Refused 2.2% 3.2% 3.5% 3.8% 7.5% 4.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34345



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