Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2004 -- Presbyterian Colleges and Universities , Members

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GENESIS

The account of Creation presented in Genesis
  1) Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible --that is, it took six 24-hour periods for God to creat the world
  2) Is a true account of how God created the world
  3) Reflects human feelings about how world might 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 creat the world 28 6.6% 6.6% -2.24
Is a true account of how God created the world 230 53.9% 60.4% -.56
Reflects human feelings about how world might been created 169 39.6% 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 creat the world 3.4%
2
7.3%
6
7.2%
9
6.8%
11
6.6%
28
Is a true account of how God created the world 75.9%
44
57.3%
47
52.0%
65
46.0%
74
54.0%
230
Reflects human feelings about how world might been created 20.7%
12
35.4%
29
40.8%
51
47.2%
76
39.4%
168
TOTAL 100.0%
58
100.0%
82
100.0%
125
100.0%
161

426


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 creat the world 0.0%
0
12.1%
12
7.0%
10
3.3%
4
6.8%
26
Is a true account of how God created the world 71.4%
15
53.5%
53
52.1%
74
50.0%
61
52.9%
203
Reflects human feelings about how world might been created 28.6%
6
34.3%
34
40.8%
58
46.7%
57
40.4%
155
TOTAL 100.0%
21
100.0%
99
100.0%
142
100.0%
122

384


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 creat the world 7.6%
9
5.3%
3
6.8%
16
0.0%
0
6.7%
28
Is a true account of how God created the world 38.7%
46
52.6%
30
62.8%
147
36.4%
4
53.9%
227
Reflects human feelings about how world might been created 53.8%
64
42.1%
24
30.3%
71
63.6%
7
39.4%
166
TOTAL 100.0%
119
100.0%
57
100.0%
234
100.0%
11

421


Education (I-EDUC)

Some high school High school diploma Some college Graduated from college Some graduate work Graduate degree TOTAL
Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible --that is, it took six 24-hour periods for God to creat the world 10.0%
1
19.4%
7
7.6%
6
4.8%
5
9.4%
5
2.5%
3
6.7%
27
Is a true account of how God created the world 60.0%
6
58.3%
21
69.6%
55
52.9%
55
54.7%
29
38.8%
47
52.9%
213
Reflects human feelings about how world might been created 30.0%
3
22.2%
8
22.8%
18
42.3%
44
35.8%
19
58.7%
71
40.4%
163
TOTAL 100.0%
10
100.0%
36
100.0%
79
100.0%
104
100.0%
53
100.0%
121

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