Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2000 --Ministry to Families and Same-Sex Issues in the PC(USA), Members

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CREA_TRU

The account of Creation presented in Genesis - (Check the one box that best describes your view)
  1) Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible--that is, it took six 24-hour periods for God to create the world
  2) Is a true account of how God created the world
  3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible--that is, it took six 24-hour periods for God to create the world 38 6.4% 6.4% -2.23
Is a true account of how God created the world 338 57.2% 63.6% -.51
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 215 36.4% 100% 1.2

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

Less than 40 40-49 50-54 65+ TOTAL
Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible--that is, it took six 24-hour periods for God to create the world 9.9%
9
7.0%
7
3.7%
6
6.8%
16
6.5%
38
Is a true account of how God created the world 67.0%
61
56.0%
56
53.7%
88
56.0%
131
57.0%
336
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 23.1%
21
37.0%
37
42.7%
70
37.2%
87
36.5%
215
TOTAL 100.0%
91
100.0%
100
100.0%
164
100.0%
234

589


Gender (I-GENDER)

Female Male TOTAL
Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible--that is, it took six 24-hour periods for God to create the world 6.2%
22
6.8%
16
6.4%
38
Is a true account of how God created the world 61.8%
218
50.2%
119
57.1%
337
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 32.0%
113
43.0%
102
36.4%
215
TOTAL 100.0%
353
100.0%
237

590


Race (I-RACE)

White African American Asian Hispanic TOTAL
Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible--that is, it took six 24-hour periods for God to create the world 5.8%
33
22.2%
2
50.0%
3
0.0%
0
6.5%
38
Is a true account of how God created the world 56.9%
325
77.8%
7
33.3%
2
100.0%
2
57.1%
336
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 37.3%
213
0.0%
0
16.7%
1
0.0%
0
36.4%
214
TOTAL 100.0%
571
100.0%
9
100.0%
6
100.0%
2

588


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Democrat Independent Republican Other TOTAL
Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible--that is, it took six 24-hour periods for God to create the world 8.1%
12
4.0%
4
6.3%
20
11.8%
2
6.5%
38
Is a true account of how God created the world 53.0%
79
50.5%
50
59.9%
190
64.7%
11
56.7%
330
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 38.9%
58
45.5%
45
33.8%
107
23.5%
4
36.8%
214
TOTAL 100.0%
149
100.0%
99
100.0%
317
100.0%
17

582


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20K-49,999 $50K-99,999 $100K+ TOTAL
Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible--that is, it took six 24-hour periods for God to create the world 10.2%
5
6.7%
11
6.3%
13
4.1%
5
6.3%
34
Is a true account of how God created the world 61.2%
30
59.1%
97
53.8%
112
54.1%
66
56.2%
305
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 28.6%
14
34.1%
56
39.9%
83
41.8%
51
37.6%
204
TOTAL 100.0%
49
100.0%
164
100.0%
208
100.0%
122

543


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Not married TOTAL
Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible--that is, it took six 24-hour periods for God to create the world 5.9%
27
8.4%
10
6.4%
37
Is a true account of how God created the world 58.4%
268
53.8%
64
57.4%
332
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 35.7%
164
37.8%
45
36.2%
209
TOTAL 100.0%
459
100.0%
119

578