Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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EVOLSUBJ

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Has your child ever mentioned feeling uncomfortable when the subject of evolution came up at school, or not? [Asked only if SCHKIDS = 1.]
  1) Yes, has mentioned feeling uncomfortable
  2) No, hasn't mentioned feeling uncomfortable
  3) Did not come up/Not applicable
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, has mentioned feeling uncomfortable 5.6% 5.6%
No, hasn't mentioned feeling uncomfortable 85.6% 91.2%
Did not come up/Not applicable 7.4% 98.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.4% 100%
Total N = 554

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Yes, has mentioned feeling uncomfortable 9.8% 3.0% 7.4% 2.8% 7.7% 0.0% 5.6%
No, hasn't mentioned feeling uncomfortable 88.8% 84.8% 80.9% 91.9% 88.5% 100.0% 85.6%
Did not come up/Not applicable 1.4% 10.1% 10.2% 3.9% 3.8% 0.0% 7.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 2.0% 1.6% 1.4% 0.0% 0.0% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
550


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
Yes, has mentioned feeling uncomfortable 8.2% 4.2% 7.8% 3.7% 4.7% 4.5% 5.4%
No, hasn't mentioned feeling uncomfortable 78.9% 82.6% 86.1% 91.2% 90.7% 86.5% 85.7%
Did not come up/Not applicable 11.9% 11.0% 6.1% 2.2% 4.7% 9.0% 7.5%
Don't know/Refused 1.0% 2.2% 0.0% 2.9% 0.0% 0.0% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
552


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate TOTAL
Yes, has mentioned feeling uncomfortable 15.0% 5.9% 3.7% 4.7% 5.6%
No, hasn't mentioned feeling uncomfortable 81.0% 85.2% 87.3% 85.6% 85.6%
Did not come up/Not applicable 4.0% 6.8% 9.0% 7.5% 7.4%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 2.2% 0.0% 2.2% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
554


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, has mentioned feeling uncomfortable 3.3% 7.7% 5.6%
No, hasn't mentioned feeling uncomfortable 89.0% 82.4% 85.6%
Did not come up/Not applicable 5.4% 9.3% 7.4%
Don't know/Refused 2.2% 0.6% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
554


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 20 to under $30,000 30 to under $50,000 50 to under $75,000 75 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Yes, has mentioned feeling uncomfortable 2.7% 0.0% 11.1% 5.7% 5.3% 4.1% 5.6%
No, hasn't mentioned feeling uncomfortable 84.4% 91.5% 84.2% 82.5% 84.7% 90.5% 86.1%
Did not come up/Not applicable 10.2% 6.9% 3.9% 11.8% 10.1% 3.7% 7.3%
Don't know/Refused 2.7% 1.5% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 1.7% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
509


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes, has mentioned feeling uncomfortable 7.2% 4.8% 4.4% 5.5%
No, hasn't mentioned feeling uncomfortable 82.9% 86.8% 87.8% 85.7%
Did not come up/Not applicable 8.0% 7.5% 7.8% 7.7%
Don't know/Refused 1.9% 1.0% 0.0% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
515



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