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 evolution, I focus heavily on what students need to know to meet state science standards.
  1) Strongly agree
  2) Agree
  3) Disagree
  4) Strongly disagree

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Strongly agree 323 36.9% 36.9% -1.1
Agree 452 51.6% 88.5% .34
Disagree 86 9.8% 98.3% 1.78
Strongly disagree 15 1.7% 100% 3.23

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

21-30 31-40 41-50 51-60 61 or older TOTAL
Strongly agree 39.7%
29
36.0%
90
39.8%
97
35.0%
91
31.6%
12
36.9%
319
Agree 54.8%
40
55.6%
139
46.3%
113
50.4%
131
57.9%
22
51.4%
445
Disagree 5.5%
4
6.8%
17
12.3%
30
11.9%
31
10.5%
4
9.9%
86
Strongly disagree 0.0%
0
1.6%
4
1.6%
4
2.7%
7
0.0%
0
1.7%
15
TOTAL 100.0%
73
100.0%
250
100.0%
244
100.0%
260
100.0%
38

865


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Strongly agree 32.5%
128
40.3%
190
36.7%
318
Agree 52.5%
207
50.8%
240
51.6%
447
Disagree 13.2%
52
7.2%
34
9.9%
86
Strongly disagree 1.8%
7
1.7%
8
1.7%
15
TOTAL 100.0%
394
100.0%
472

866

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