Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2004 - Disabilities Issues, Clergy

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GENESIS

The account of Creation presented in Genesis
  1) Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible-that is, it took six 24-hour periods for God to create the world
  2) Is a true account of how God created the world
  3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible-that is, it took six 24-hour periods for God to create the world 11 1.5% 1.5% -2.74
Is a true account of how God created the world 387 52.9% 54.4% -.84
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 333 45.6% 100% 1.06

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

Less than 40 40-49 50-64 65+ TOTAL
Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible-that is, it took six 24-hour periods for God to create the world 0.0%
0
1.5%
3
1.5%
6
5.0%
2
1.5%
11
Is a true account of how God created the world 76.5%
62
55.1%
113
48.8%
197
35.0%
14
52.9%
386
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 23.5%
19
43.4%
89
49.8%
201
60.0%
24
45.6%
333
TOTAL 100.0%
81
100.0%
205
100.0%
404
100.0%
40

730


Sex (I-SEX)

Female Male TOTAL
Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible-that is, it took six 24-hour periods for God to create the world 0.0%
0
2.1%
11
1.5%
11
Is a true account of how God created the world 41.3%
81
57.2%
306
52.9%
387
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 58.7%
115
40.7%
218
45.6%
333
TOTAL 100.0%
196
100.0%
535

731


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20K $20K-$49,999 $50K-$99,999 $100K+ TOTAL
Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible-that is, it took six 24-hour periods for God to create the world 0.0%
0
2.7%
5
1.5%
6
0.0%
0
1.5%
11
Is a true account of how God created the world 20.0%
1
56.6%
103
56.0%
229
39.3%
48
53.1%
381
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 80.0%
4
40.7%
74
42.5%
174
60.7%
74
45.4%
326
TOTAL 100.0%
5
100.0%
182
100.0%
409
100.0%
122

718


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Democrat Independent Republican Other TOTAL
Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible-that is, it took six 24-hour periods for God to create the world 0.0%
0
2.2%
3
4.4%
8
0.0%
0
1.5%
11
Is a true account of how God created the world 38.1%
149
53.0%
71
80.9%
148
80.0%
16
52.7%
384
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 61.9%
242
44.8%
60
14.8%
27
20.0%
4
45.7%
333
TOTAL 100.0%
391
100.0%
134
100.0%
183
100.0%
20

728


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible-that is, it took six 24-hour periods for God to create the world 1.4%
2
3.6%
7
0.8%
2
0.0%
0
1.5%
11
Is a true account of how God created the world 52.4%
77
50.3%
98
54.6%
136
54.7%
76
53.0%
387
Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created 46.3%
68
46.2%
90
44.6%
111
45.3%
63
45.5%
332
TOTAL 100.0%
147
100.0%
195
100.0%
249
100.0%
139

730

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