Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2002 �- Children's Issues, 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 13 1.8% 1.8% -2.65
Is a true account of how God created the world 422 57.7% 59.5% -.74
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 296 40.5% 100% 1.17

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

Under 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 4.5%
4
0.8%
2
1.2%
4
6.5%
3
1.8%
13
Is a true account of how God created the world 59.6%
53
61.9%
159
55.1%
185
47.8%
22
57.6%
419
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 36.0%
32
37.4%
96
43.8%
147
45.7%
21
40.7%
296
TOTAL 100.0%
89
100.0%
257
100.0%
336
100.0%
46

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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 25.0%
1
2.3%
5
1.8%
7
0.0%
0
1.8%
13
Is a true account of how God created the world 0.0%
0
62.4%
133
55.9%
223
55.1%
59
57.4%
415
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 75.0%
3
35.2%
75
42.4%
169
44.9%
48
40.8%
295
TOTAL 100.0%
4
100.0%
213
100.0%
399
100.0%
107

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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 1.6%
11
14.3%
1
0.0%
0
8.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.8%
13
Is a true account of how God created the world 57.2%
400
57.1%
4
100.0%
2
66.7%
8
57.1%
4
100.0%
1
57.6%
419
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 41.2%
288
28.6%
2
0.0%
0
25.0%
3
42.9%
3
0.0%
0
40.7%
296
TOTAL 100.0%
699
100.0%
7
100.0%
2
100.0%
12
100.0%
7
100.0%
1

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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 0.3%
1
1.4%
2
5.3%
10
0.0%
0
1.8%
13
Is a true account of how God created the world 46.3%
176
58.3%
84
79.3%
149
83.3%
10
57.9%
419
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 53.4%
203
40.3%
58
15.4%
29
16.7%
2
40.3%
292
TOTAL 100.0%
380
100.0%
144
100.0%
188
100.0%
12

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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
2.3%
13
1.8%
13
Is a true account of how God created the world 46.0%
74
60.9%
346
57.6%
420
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 54.0%
87
36.8%
209
40.6%
296
TOTAL 100.0%
161
100.0%
568

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