Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 1998 - Science, Technology, and Faith, Clergy

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SEASONS

What causes the seasons?
  1) Changes in the distance between the Earth and the Sun
  2) The tilt of the Earth's axis of rotation

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Changes in the distance between the Earth and the Sun 145 13.4% 13.4% -2.54
The tilt of the Earth's axis of rotation 939 86.6% 100% .39

Variable Comparisons


Gender (I-GENDER)

Female Male TOTAL
Changes in the distance between the Earth and the Sun 16.9%
33
12.6%
111
13.4%
144
The tilt of the Earth's axis of rotation 83.1%
162
87.4%
770
86.6%
932
TOTAL 100.0%
195
100.0%
881

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Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Not married TOTAL
Changes in the distance between the Earth and the Sun 12.7%
121
17.2%
21
13.2%
142
The tilt of the Earth's axis of rotation 87.3%
830
82.8%
101
86.8%
931
TOTAL 100.0%
951
100.0%
122

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Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Changes in the distance between the Earth and the Sun 14.4%
29
12.7%
38
13.1%
53
14.3%
24
13.4%
144
The tilt of the Earth's axis of rotation 85.6%
172
87.3%
261
86.9%
352
85.7%
144
86.6%
929
TOTAL 100.0%
201
100.0%
299
100.0%
405
100.0%
168

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Political party (I-POLITAFF)

Democrat Independent Republican Other TOTAL
Changes in the distance between the Earth and the Sun 14.0%
89
13.0%
24
11.7%
28
20.0%
2
13.4%
143
The tilt of the Earth's axis of rotation 86.0%
547
87.0%
161
88.3%
211
80.0%
8
86.6%
927
TOTAL 100.0%
636
100.0%
185
100.0%
239
100.0%
10

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Family income (I-FAMINCOM)

<20K 20K-49,999 50K-99,999 100K+ TOTAL
Changes in the distance between the Earth and the Sun 14.3%
4
14.7%
59
12.3%
66
13.3%
14
13.3%
143
The tilt of the Earth's axis of rotation 85.7%
24
85.3%
342
87.7%
472
86.7%
91
86.7%
929
TOTAL 100.0%
28
100.0%
401
100.0%
538
100.0%
105

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Age (I-AGE)

<40 40-49 50-64 65+ TOTAL
Changes in the distance between the Earth and the Sun 15.0%
21
13.3%
47
13.1%
62
11.0%
10
13.3%
140
The tilt of the Earth's axis of rotation 85.0%
119
86.7%
306
86.9%
410
89.0%
81
86.7%
916
TOTAL 100.0%
140
100.0%
353
100.0%
472
100.0%
91

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Race (I-RACE1)

White Black Other TOTAL
Changes in the distance between the Earth and the Sun 12.4%
128
46.2%
6
32.1%
9
13.4%
143
The tilt of the Earth's axis of rotation 87.6%
902
53.8%
7
67.9%
19
86.6%
928
TOTAL 100.0%
1030
100.0%
13
100.0%
28

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