Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2001 -- Presbyterians in the 21st Century, 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 29 5% 5% -2.36
Is a true account of how God created the world 316 55% 60% -.61
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 230 40% 100% 1.13

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 9.0%
7
6.9%
7
2.9%
5
4.6%
10
5.1%
29
Is a true account of how God created the world 60.3%
47
53.9%
55
54.3%
95
53.9%
118
54.9%
315
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 30.8%
24
39.2%
40
42.9%
75
41.6%
91
40.1%
230
TOTAL 100.0%
78
100.0%
102
100.0%
175
100.0%
219

574


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 5.8%
20
4.0%
9
5.1%
29
Is a true account of how God created the world 57.6%
200
50.7%
115
54.9%
315
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 36.6%
127
45.4%
103
40.1%
230
TOTAL 100.0%
347
100.0%
227

574


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 4.5%
20
7.6%
9
5.1%
29
Is a true account of how God created the world 55.7%
249
52.5%
62
55.0%
311
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 39.8%
178
39.8%
47
39.8%
225
TOTAL 100.0%
447
100.0%
118

565


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 5.0%
28
0.0%
0
20.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
5.1%
29
Is a true account of how God created the world 54.7%
308
100.0%
3
60.0%
3
100.0%
1
0.0%
0
55.0%
315
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 40.3%
227
0.0%
0
20.0%
1
0.0%
0
100.0%
1
40.0%
229
TOTAL 100.0%
563
100.0%
3
100.0%
5
100.0%
1
100.0%
1

573


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 5.1%
2
4.5%
7
6.0%
13
3.3%
4
4.9%
26
Is a true account of how God created the world 64.1%
25
56.5%
87
52.6%
113
51.2%
63
54.2%
288
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 30.8%
12
39.0%
60
41.4%
89
45.5%
56
40.9%
217
TOTAL 100.0%
39
100.0%
154
100.0%
215
100.0%
123

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