Evolution of life on earth through natural selection 2014

This survey, conducted in the United States in March 2014, shows the public opinion regarding how all life on earth evolved through a process of natural selection. During this survey, 14 percent of respondents stated they were extremely confident that life on earth, including humans, evolved through natural selection.

How confident are you that the following is correct: Life on earth, including human beings, evolved through a process of natural selection?

Share of respondents
Extremely confident14%
Very confident17%
Somewhat confident24%
Not too confident16%
Not at all confident27%
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."

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