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 emphasize that many reputable scientists view these as valid alternatives to Darwinian theory.
  1) Strongly agree
  2) Agree
  3) Disagree
  4) Strongly disagree

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Strongly agree 26 5.8% 5.8% -2.08
Agree 137 30.7% 36.5% -.95
Disagree 162 36.3% 72.9% .17
Strongly disagree 121 27.1% 100% 1.3

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

21-30 31-40 41-50 51-60 61 or older TOTAL
Strongly agree 8.3%
3
5.6%
7
7.4%
9
2.9%
4
13.6%
3
5.9%
26
Agree 33.3%
12
28.2%
35
31.1%
38
30.2%
42
31.8%
7
30.2%
134
Disagree 30.6%
11
39.5%
49
35.2%
43
37.4%
52
31.8%
7
36.6%
162
Strongly disagree 27.8%
10
26.6%
33
26.2%
32
29.5%
41
22.7%
5
27.3%
121
TOTAL 100.0%
36
100.0%
124
100.0%
122
100.0%
139
100.0%
22

443


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Strongly agree 5.3%
12
6.0%
13
5.6%
25
Agree 30.0%
68
31.0%
67
30.5%
135
Disagree 36.6%
83
36.6%
79
36.6%
162
Strongly disagree 28.2%
64
26.4%
57
27.3%
121
TOTAL 100.0%
227
100.0%
216

443

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