Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2001 - The U.S. Congregational Life Survey (Presbyterian Panel Version), 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 35 6.2% 6.2% -2.25
Is a true account of how God created the world 323 57.2% 63.4% -.52
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 207 36.6% 100% 1.2

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

Less 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 8.1%
6
6.3%
6
4.2%
7
7.0%
16
6.2%
35
Is a true account of how God created the world 63.5%
47
53.7%
51
56.6%
94
56.6%
129
57.0%
321
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 28.4%
21
40.0%
38
39.2%
65
36.4%
83
36.8%
207
TOTAL 100.0%
74
100.0%
95
100.0%
166
100.0%
228

563


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 7.1%
25
4.7%
10
6.2%
35
Is a true account of how God created the world 59.0%
207
54.0%
115
57.1%
322
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 33.9%
119
41.3%
88
36.7%
207
TOTAL 100.0%
351
100.0%
213

564


Race (I-RACE)

White African American 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 6.0%
33
16.7%
1
25.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
6.2%
35
Is a true account of how God created the world 57.0%
313
66.7%
4
50.0%
2
100.0%
2
0.0%
0
57.1%
321
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 37.0%
203
16.7%
1
25.0%
1
0.0%
0
100.0%
1
36.7%
206
TOTAL 100.0%
549
100.0%
6
100.0%
4
100.0%
2
100.0%
1

562


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 5.6%
25
8.4%
9
6.1%
34
Is a true account of how God created the world 58.2%
260
53.3%
57
57.2%
317
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 36.2%
162
38.3%
41
36.6%
203
TOTAL 100.0%
447
100.0%
107

554


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20K $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 10.0%
4
6.3%
10
6.2%
13
2.8%
3
5.8%
30
Is a true account of how God created the world 67.5%
27
57.9%
92
55.0%
115
55.6%
60
57.0%
294
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 22.5%
9
35.8%
57
38.8%
81
41.7%
45
37.2%
192
TOTAL 100.0%
40
100.0%
159
100.0%
209
100.0%
108

516


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 7.6%
10
3.0%
3
5.8%
18
20.0%
3
6.1%
34
Is a true account of how God created the world 51.1%
67
51.5%
51
61.2%
189
46.7%
7
56.7%
314
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 41.2%
54
45.5%
45
33.0%
102
33.3%
5
37.2%
206
TOTAL 100.0%
131
100.0%
99
100.0%
309
100.0%
15

554

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