National Survey of High School Biology Teachers

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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 acknowledge them as valid religious perspectives, but which are not appropriate for a science class.
  1) Strongly agree
  2) Agree
  3) Disagree
  4) Strongly disagree

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Strongly agree 93 19.7% 19.7% -1.43
Agree 221 46.8% 66.5% -.26
Disagree 119 25.2% 91.7% .91
Strongly disagree 39 8.3% 100% 2.08

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

21-30 31-40 41-50 51-60 61 or older TOTAL
Strongly agree 20.0%
8
20.5%
26
18.5%
24
20.8%
31
17.4%
4
19.8%
93
Agree 40.0%
16
51.2%
65
43.8%
57
45.6%
68
56.5%
13
46.7%
219
Disagree 25.0%
10
21.3%
27
31.5%
41
23.5%
35
21.7%
5
25.2%
118
Strongly disagree 15.0%
6
7.1%
9
6.2%
8
10.1%
15
4.3%
1
8.3%
39
TOTAL 100.0%
40
100.0%
127
100.0%
130
100.0%
149
100.0%
23

469


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Strongly agree 15.8%
38
23.6%
54
19.6%
92
Agree 49.6%
119
44.1%
101
46.9%
220
Disagree 26.7%
64
24.0%
55
25.4%
119
Strongly disagree 7.9%
19
8.3%
19
8.1%
38
TOTAL 100.0%
240
100.0%
229

469

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