National Survey of High School Biology Teachers

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SCIREJCT

Please indicate your level of agreement with each of the following statements if they apply to your classes in biology or life sciences (otherwise select "Not applicable"). When I do teach creationism or intelligent design (including answering student questions), I emphasize that almost all scientists reject these as valid accounts of the origin of species.
  1) Strongly agree
  2) Agree
  3) Disagree
  4) Strongly disagree

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Strongly agree 62 15.4% 15.4% -1.63
Agree 143 35.6% 51% -.51
Disagree 149 37.1% 88.1% .61
Strongly disagree 48 11.9% 100% 1.73

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

21-30 31-40 41-50 51-60 61 or older TOTAL
Strongly agree 5.9%
2
14.3%
15
16.4%
19
18.5%
23
15.0%
3
15.5%
62
Agree 38.2%
13
34.3%
36
30.2%
35
41.9%
52
35.0%
7
35.8%
143
Disagree 41.2%
14
42.9%
45
38.8%
45
29.0%
36
30.0%
6
36.6%
146
Strongly disagree 14.7%
5
8.6%
9
14.7%
17
10.5%
13
20.0%
4
12.0%
48
TOTAL 100.0%
34
100.0%
105
100.0%
116
100.0%
124
100.0%
20

399


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Strongly agree 18.7%
39
12.1%
23
15.5%
62
Agree 35.4%
74
35.8%
68
35.6%
142
Disagree 34.4%
72
40.0%
76
37.1%
148
Strongly disagree 11.5%
24
12.1%
23
11.8%
47
TOTAL 100.0%
209
100.0%
190

399

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