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 (including answering student questions), I emphasize the possibility that portions of evolutionary theory may be proven wrong.
  1) Strongly agree
  2) Agree
  3) Disagree
  4) Strongly disagree

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Strongly agree 165 18.8% 18.8% -1.41
Agree 467 53.1% 71.8% -.22
Disagree 171 19.4% 91.3% .98
Strongly disagree 77 8.8% 100% 2.17

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

21-30 31-40 41-50 51-60 61 or older TOTAL
Strongly agree 20.8%
15
17.9%
45
20.5%
50
18.3%
48
15.0%
6
18.9%
164
Agree 51.4%
37
56.3%
142
48.8%
119
51.9%
136
65.0%
26
52.9%
460
Disagree 19.4%
14
16.7%
42
22.5%
55
19.8%
52
15.0%
6
19.4%
169
Strongly disagree 8.3%
6
9.1%
23
8.2%
20
9.9%
26
5.0%
2
8.9%
77
TOTAL 100.0%
72
100.0%
252
100.0%
244
100.0%
262
100.0%
40

870


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Strongly agree 20.5%
83
17.0%
79
18.6%
162
Agree 54.0%
218
51.9%
242
52.9%
460
Disagree 16.8%
68
22.1%
103
19.7%
171
Strongly disagree 8.7%
35
9.0%
42
8.9%
77
TOTAL 100.0%
404
100.0%
466

870

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