National Survey of High School Biology Teachers

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DEVHUMAN

Now, regardless of what you do in the classroom, we would like to ask about your own personal views. Which of the following statements comes closest to your views on the origin and development of human beings?
  1) Human beings have developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God guided this process.
  2) Human beings have developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God had no part in this process
  3) God created human beings pretty much in their present form at one time within the last 10,000 years or so

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Human beings have developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God guided this process. 438 51.5% 51.5% -.87
Human beings have developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God had no part in this process 284 33.4% 84.8% .5
God created human beings pretty much in their present form at one time within the last 10,000 years or so 129 15.2% 100% 1.86

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

21-30 31-40 41-50 51-60 61 or older TOTAL
Human beings have developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God guided this process. 47.2%
34
52.3%
127
46.8%
111
55.3%
141
56.8%
21
51.4%
434
Human beings have developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God had no part in this process 26.4%
19
33.7%
82
32.9%
78
36.5%
93
29.7%
11
33.5%
283
God created human beings pretty much in their present form at one time within the last 10,000 years or so 26.4%
19
14.0%
34
20.3%
48
8.2%
21
13.5%
5
15.0%
127
TOTAL 100.0%
72
100.0%
243
100.0%
237
100.0%
255
100.0%
37

844


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Human beings have developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God guided this process. 47.4%
186
55.2%
250
51.6%
436
Human beings have developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God had no part in this process 40.3%
158
27.6%
125
33.5%
283
God created human beings pretty much in their present form at one time within the last 10,000 years or so 12.2%
48
17.2%
78
14.9%
126
TOTAL 100.0%
392
100.0%
453

845

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