Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2000 --Racism and Racial Justice, Elders

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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 43 7.3% 7.3% -2.19
Is a true account of how God created the world 311 52.7% 60% -.54
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 236 40% 100% 1.11

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 6.7%
2
7.1%
9
5.7%
13
9.4%
19
7.3%
43
Is a true account of how God created the world 66.7%
20
61.9%
78
46.9%
107
51.7%
105
52.8%
310
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 26.7%
8
31.0%
39
47.4%
108
38.9%
79
39.9%
234
TOTAL 100.0%
30
100.0%
126
100.0%
228
100.0%
203

587


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 4.2%
12
10.3%
31
7.3%
43
Is a true account of how God created the world 52.4%
150
52.6%
159
52.6%
309
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 43.4%
124
37.1%
112
40.1%
236
TOTAL 100.0%
286
100.0%
302

588


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 6.8%
38
20.0%
3
28.6%
2
0.0%
0
7.4%
43
Is a true account of how God created the world 52.7%
296
60.0%
9
28.6%
2
0.0%
0
52.5%
307
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 40.6%
228
20.0%
3
42.9%
3
100.0%
1
40.2%
235
TOTAL 100.0%
562
100.0%
15
100.0%
7
100.0%
1

585


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 7.1%
35
8.3%
8
7.3%
43
Is a true account of how God created the world 51.4%
252
58.3%
56
52.6%
308
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 41.4%
203
33.3%
32
40.1%
235
TOTAL 100.0%
490
100.0%
96

586


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 0.0%
0
12.1%
18
7.6%
17
4.3%
7
7.4%
42
Is a true account of how God created the world 74.2%
23
55.0%
82
50.2%
112
50.3%
82
52.8%
299
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 25.8%
8
32.9%
49
42.2%
94
45.4%
74
39.8%
225
TOTAL 100.0%
31
100.0%
149
100.0%
223
100.0%
163

566


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Democrat Independent Republican Other Reform 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 8.7%
14
3.8%
4
7.7%
24
25.0%
1
0.0%
0
7.4%
43
Is a true account of how God created the world 44.1%
71
53.8%
57
56.9%
178
50.0%
2
0.0%
0
52.6%
308
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 47.2%
76
42.5%
45
35.5%
111
25.0%
1
100.0%
1
40.0%
234
TOTAL 100.0%
161
100.0%
106
100.0%
313
100.0%
4
100.0%
1

585