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More on the evolution poll



Tb_evolutionpoll_graph300_2As the Times reported this morning, only 22 percent of Floridians polled wanted public schools to teach an evolution-only science curriculum.

But there's more to the results than you see in the story and the accompanying chart. For instance, men were more likely than women to say schools should teach evolution only, while a larger percentage of women said schools should teach all three "alternatives" of evolution, creation and intelligent design.

And 33 percent of respondents who identified themselves as independent voters said they believed schools should teach intelligent design only.

For more details, you can download the complete survey results here. To see the graphic at full size, click on it.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:34am]


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