Chapman Survey of American Fears, Wave 1 (2014)

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HUMANORI (Weighted by WEIGHT)

Which of the following statements comes closest to your views about the origin and development of man? [HUMANORIGINS]
  1) God created man pretty much in his present form at one time within the last 10,000 years
  2) Man has developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life. God had no part in this process
  3) Man has developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God guided this process, including man's

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
God created man pretty much in his present form at one time within the last 10,000 years 628 41.8% 41.8%
Man has developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life. God had no part in this process 299 19.9% 61.7%
Man has developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God guided this process, including man's 574 38.2% 99.9%
Missing 61
* The number of missing cases reported above is unweighted. Missing cases are not displayed in tables below.

Variable Comparisons

Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Catholic Christian (neither Protestant nor Catholic) Other None TOTAL
God created man pretty much in his present form at one time within the last 10,000 years 57.9%
320
35.5%
125
59.2%
103
35.8%
54
9.7%
26
41.9%
628
Man has developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life. God had no part in this process 6.1%
34
11.1%
39
5.7%
10
29.8%
45
63.4%
170
19.9%
298
Man has developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God guided this process, including man's 36.0%
199
53.4%
188
35.1%
61
34.4%
52
26.9%
72
38.2%
572
TOTAL 100.0%
553
100.0%
352
100.0%
174
100.0%
151
100.0%
268

1498


Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60+ TOTAL
God created man pretty much in his present form at one time within the last 10,000 years 37.2%
116
40.2%
155
40.8%
167
48.3%
190
41.9%
628
Man has developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life. God had no part in this process 24.7%
77
21.8%
84
19.6%
80
14.5%
57
19.9%
298
Man has developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God guided this process, including man's 38.1%
119
38.1%
147
39.6%
162
37.2%
146
38.3%
574
TOTAL 100.0%
312
100.0%
386
100.0%
409
100.0%
393

1500


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school Some college Bachelor's degree or higher TOTAL
God created man pretty much in his present form at one time within the last 10,000 years 55.6%
100
52.0%
222
42.4%
189
26.2%
117
41.9%
628
Man has developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life. God had no part in this process 17.2%
31
11.9%
51
20.0%
89
28.4%
127
19.9%
298
Man has developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God guided this process, including man's 27.2%
49
36.1%
154
37.7%
168
45.4%
203
38.3%
574
TOTAL 100.0%
180
100.0%
427
100.0%
446
100.0%
447

1500


Race (I-RACE)

White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic Other, non-Hispanic Hispanic TOTAL
God created man pretty much in his present form at one time within the last 10,000 years 40.0%
402
62.9%
105
28.4%
33
41.0%
87
41.8%
627
Man has developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life. God had no part in this process 21.6%
217
9.6%
16
28.4%
33
15.6%
33
19.9%
299
Man has developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God guided this process, including man's 38.3%
385
27.5%
46
43.1%
50
43.4%
92
38.2%
573
TOTAL 100.0%
1004
100.0%
167
100.0%
116
100.0%
212

1499


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
God created man pretty much in his present form at one time within the last 10,000 years 41.3%
298
42.4%
330
41.9%
628
Man has developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life. God had no part in this process 21.9%
158
18.0%
140
19.9%
298
Man has developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God guided this process, including man's 36.8%
266
39.6%
308
38.3%
574
TOTAL 100.0%
722
100.0%
778

1500


Family income (I-FINCOME)

Less than $19,999 $20,000 to $34,999 $35,000 to $59,999 $60,000 to $99,999 $100,000 or more TOTAL
God created man pretty much in his present form at one time within the last 10,000 years 52.9%
109
55.3%
126
47.5%
151
36.8%
125
28.6%
117
41.8%
628
Man has developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life. God had no part in this process 12.6%
26
12.3%
28
18.2%
58
22.6%
77
26.9%
110
19.9%
299
Man has developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God guided this process, including man's 34.5%
71
32.5%
74
34.3%
109
40.6%
138
44.5%
182
38.2%
574
TOTAL 100.0%
206
100.0%
228
100.0%
318
100.0%
340
100.0%
409

1501


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Widowed, divorced, separated Never married Living with partner TOTAL
God created man pretty much in his present form at one time within the last 10,000 years 41.5%
322
50.0%
119
39.7%
149
34.5%
38
41.9%
628
Man has developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life. God had no part in this process 18.9%
147
12.2%
29
22.7%
85
33.6%
37
19.9%
298
Man has developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God guided this process, including man's 39.6%
307
37.8%
90
37.6%
141
31.8%
35
38.2%
573
TOTAL 100.0%
776
100.0%
238
100.0%
375
100.0%
110

1499


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
God created man pretty much in his present form at one time within the last 10,000 years 33.3%
93
44.8%
146
50.6%
282
31.5%
106
41.8%
627
Man has developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life. God had no part in this process 25.8%
72
18.4%
60
13.6%
76
27.0%
91
19.9%
299
Man has developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God guided this process, including man's 40.9%
114
36.8%
120
35.7%
199
41.5%
140
38.2%
573
TOTAL 100.0%
279
100.0%
326
100.0%
557
100.0%
337

1499



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