Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2000 --Public Worship, Clergy

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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 23 2.3% 2.3% -2.59
Is a true account of how God created the world 595 59.1% 61.4% -.69
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 389 38.6% 100% 1.21

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

Less than 40 40-49 50-64 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 5.5%
8
1.5%
5
1.4%
6
5.6%
4
2.3%
23
Is a true account of how God created the world 62.1%
90
63.1%
217
56.5%
249
48.6%
35
59.0%
591
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 32.4%
47
35.5%
122
42.2%
186
45.8%
33
38.7%
388
TOTAL 100.0%
145
100.0%
344
100.0%
441
100.0%
72

1002


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 0.0%
0
2.8%
22
2.2%
22
Is a true account of how God created the world 47.6%
108
62.5%
485
59.1%
593
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 52.4%
119
34.7%
269
38.7%
388
TOTAL 100.0%
227
100.0%
776

1003


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 28.6%
2
2.7%
8
2.0%
11
1.4%
2
2.3%
23
Is a true account of how God created the world 28.6%
2
63.9%
188
57.6%
319
55.2%
79
58.9%
588
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 42.9%
3
33.3%
98
40.4%
224
43.4%
62
38.8%
387
TOTAL 100.0%
7
100.0%
294
100.0%
554
100.0%
143

998


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Democrat Independent Republican Other Natural Law 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 0.9%
5
1.6%
3
5.8%
15
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
2.3%
23
Is a true account of how God created the world 47.0%
248
62.7%
121
80.3%
208
82.4%
14
0.0%
0
59.2%
591
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 52.1%
275
35.8%
69
13.9%
36
17.6%
3
100.0%
1
38.5%
384
TOTAL 100.0%
528
100.0%
193
100.0%
259
100.0%
17
100.0%
1

998


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 2.4%
21
0.9%
1
2.2%
22
Is a true account of how God created the world 60.7%
535
47.4%
55
59.1%
590
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 37.0%
326
51.7%
60
38.7%
386
TOTAL 100.0%
882
100.0%
116

998


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Indian Asian Hispanic Some other race 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 1.7%
16
7.7%
1
0.0%
0
16.7%
3
15.4%
2
0.0%
0
2.2%
22
Is a true account of how God created the world 58.6%
557
76.9%
10
100.0%
3
61.1%
11
61.5%
8
50.0%
1
59.0%
590
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 39.7%
378
15.4%
2
0.0%
0
22.2%
4
23.1%
3
50.0%
1
38.8%
388
TOTAL 100.0%
951
100.0%
13
100.0%
3
100.0%
18
100.0%
13
100.0%
2

1000

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