Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2002 -- Peacemaking, International Conflict and Related 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 10 1.3% 1.3% -2.7
Is a true account of how God created the world 449 58.8% 60.2% -.75
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 304 39.8% 100% 1.2

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 3.1%
3
0.4%
1
1.1%
4
3.8%
2
1.3%
10
Is a true account of how God created the world 57.7%
56
63.6%
166
55.9%
195
54.7%
29
58.7%
446
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 39.2%
38
36.0%
94
43.0%
150
41.5%
22
40.0%
304
TOTAL 100.0%
97
100.0%
261
100.0%
349
100.0%
53

760


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
1.7%
10
1.3%
10
Is a true account of how God created the world 42.7%
79
64.0%
369
58.8%
448
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 57.3%
106
34.3%
198
39.9%
304
TOTAL 100.0%
185
100.0%
577

762


Household income (I-INCOME)

Under $20,000 $20K-S49,999 $50K-$99,999 $100+ 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
1.4%
3
1.6%
7
0.0%
0
1.3%
10
Is a true account of how God created the world 33.3%
1
63.6%
136
57.5%
246
54.9%
62
58.7%
445
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 66.7%
2
35.0%
75
40.9%
175
45.1%
51
40.0%
303
TOTAL 100.0%
3
100.0%
214
100.0%
428
100.0%
113

758


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 0.2%
1
1.4%
2
3.7%
7
0.0%
0
1.3%
10
Is a true account of how God created the world 47.4%
198
58.9%
83
83.1%
157
70.0%
7
58.7%
445
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 52.4%
219
39.7%
56
13.2%
25
30.0%
3
40.0%
303
TOTAL 100.0%
418
100.0%
141
100.0%
189
100.0%
10

758


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 1.1%
8
11.1%
1
0.0%
0
9.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.3%
10
Is a true account of how God created the world 58.2%
425
66.7%
6
100.0%
3
63.6%
7
75.0%
3
50.0%
1
58.6%
445
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 40.7%
297
22.2%
2
0.0%
0
27.3%
3
25.0%
1
50.0%
1
40.1%
304
TOTAL 100.0%
730
100.0%
9
100.0%
3
100.0%
11
100.0%
4
100.0%
2

759