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Religion and Public Life Survey, 2006 - Analysis

GODEARTH (Weighted by WEIGHT)

Do you think that God was responsible for the creation of life on earth, or don't you believe this? [Answered if BELGOD = 1.]
 PercentCumulative Percent
1) Yes, believe God was responsible91.1%91.1%
2) No, don't believe this6.0%97.1%
9) Don't know/Refused2.8%100.0%
Missing1207
Total Unweighted N = 796





Age (I-AGE)

 18-2425-3435-4445-6465+MissingTotal
Yes, believe God was responsible90.7%88.3%95.9%89.1%91.7%791.1%
No, don't believe this7.0%11.7%2.3%6.9%4.2%06.1%
Don't know/Refused2.3%0.0%1.8%4.0%4.2%02.8%
Missing81150193495273121415
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%  
Total Unweighted N = 789

Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

 More than once a weekOnce a weekOnce or twice a monthA few times a yearSeldomNeverMissingTotal
Yes, believe God was responsible97.2%96.8%97.5%82.3%86.9%72.9%591.4%
No, don't believe this2.8%2.3%2.5%11.4%10.1%16.7%16.1%
Don't know/Refused0.0%0.9%0.0%6.3%3.0%10.4%12.5%
Missing15830617620719316112146
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%  
Total Unweighted N = 789

Education (I-EDUC)

 Less than high schoolHigh school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate)Some college, no 4-year degree (or Vocational or Technical degree AFTER high school)College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree)Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical schoolMissingTotal
Yes, believe God was responsible91.6%93.7%88.1%91.3%88.2%491.3%
No, don't believe this8.4%2.2%8.9%8.7%7.4%06.0%
Don't know/Refused0.0%4.1%3.0%0.0%4.4%02.7%
Missing9929832927819612117
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%  
Total Unweighted N = 792

Gender (I-GENDER)

 MaleFemaleMissingTotal
Yes, believe God was responsible87.8%94.3%091.3%
No, don't believe this7.1%5.0%05.9%
Don't know/Refused5.2%0.7%02.8%
Missing60260512070
Total 100% 100%  
Total Unweighted N = 796

Household income (I-INCOME)

 Less than $20,00020 to under $30,00030 to under $50,00050 to under $75,00075 to under $100,000$100,000 or moreMissingTotal
Yes, believe God was responsible91.9%86.9%94.0%90.5%83.1%90.0%11390.3%
No, don't believe this6.1%9.5%3.6%6.9%10.8%6.7%36.7%
Don't know/Refused2.0%3.6%2.4%2.6%6.0%3.3%43.1%
Missing1491082531841652021327146
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%  
Total Unweighted N = 676

Marital status (I-MARITAL)

 MarriedDivorced or separatedWidowedNever been marriedMissingTotal
Yes, believe God was responsible92.7%88.7%93.9%88.3%291.4%
No, don't believe this4.4%7.0%4.5%10.4%06.0%
Don't know/Refused2.9%4.3%1.5%1.3%12.7%
Missing70418112618712109
Total 100% 100% 100% 100%  
Total Unweighted N = 793

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