U.S. poll on the existence of a supreme being as the creator of the universe 2014

This survey, conducted across the United States in March 2014, shows public opinion regarding the creation of universe being guided by a supreme being. During the survey, 40 percent of respondents were extremely confident that the universe is so complex, there must be a supreme being guiding its creation.

How confident are you that the following is correct?:The universe is so complex, there must be a supreme being guiding its creation.

Share of respondents
Extremely confident40%
Very confident14%
Somewhat confident18%
Not too confident13%
Not at all confident12%
Refused/Not answered3%
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Source

Release date

April 2014

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 20-24, 2014

Number of respondents

1,012 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

The source worded the question as follows:
"On the next few screens, you’ll see a series of statements about science and medicine. For each of them, please indicate how confident you are that the statement is correct: The universe is so complex, there must be a supreme being guiding its creation."

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