Winthrop University Student Religion Survey, 1996

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EVOLVE

In your opinion, did human beings evolve from earlier species of animals?
  1) Definitely yes
  2) Probably yes
  3) Unsure
  4) Probably not
  5) Definitely not

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Definitely yes 37 12.6% 12.6% -1.62
Probably yes 62 21.2% 33.8% -.94
Unsure 53 18.1% 51.9% -.26
Probably not 33 11.3% 63.1% .42
Definitely not 108 36.9% 100% 1.1

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

Ages 17 to 18 Ages 19 to 21 Ages 22 to 25 Age 26 and older TOTAL
Definitely yes 9.2%
7
14.1%
22
14.6%
6
10.5%
2
12.7%
37
Probably yes 22.4%
17
19.9%
31
26.8%
11
15.8%
3
21.2%
62
Unsure 21.1%
16
16.7%
26
22.0%
9
10.5%
2
18.2%
53
Probably not 9.2%
7
10.3%
16
14.6%
6
21.1%
4
11.3%
33
Definitely not 38.2%
29
39.1%
61
22.0%
9
42.1%
8
36.6%
107
TOTAL 100.0%
76
100.0%
156
100.0%
41
100.0%
19

292


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Definitely yes 24.4%
19
8.4%
18
12.7%
37
Probably yes 23.1%
18
20.6%
44
21.2%
62
Unsure 21.8%
17
16.8%
36
18.2%
53
Probably not 10.3%
8
11.7%
25
11.3%
33
Definitely not 20.5%
16
42.5%
91
36.6%
107
TOTAL 100.0%
78
100.0%
214

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Race (I-RACE)

White Black TOTAL
Definitely yes 15.3%
33
4.1%
3
12.5%
36
Probably yes 21.9%
47
20.5%
15
21.5%
62
Unsure 17.2%
37
19.2%
14
17.7%
51
Probably not 11.2%
24
12.3%
9
11.5%
33
Definitely not 34.4%
74
43.8%
32
36.8%
106
TOTAL 100.0%
215
100.0%
73

288


Religious preference (I-RELIG)

Conservative Protestant Moderate Protestant Liberal Protestant Catholic All others TOTAL
Definitely yes 3.3%
4
9.5%
6
9.8%
4
22.2%
6
43.6%
17
12.6%
37
Probably yes 15.4%
19
17.5%
11
29.3%
12
29.6%
8
30.8%
12
21.2%
62
Unsure 17.1%
21
19.0%
12
26.8%
11
14.8%
4
12.8%
5
18.1%
53
Probably not 11.4%
14
12.7%
8
17.1%
7
14.8%
4
0.0%
0
11.3%
33
Definitely not 52.8%
65
41.3%
26
17.1%
7
18.5%
5
12.8%
5
36.9%
108
TOTAL 100.0%
123
100.0%
63
100.0%
41
100.0%
27
100.0%
39

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