Religion and Public Life Survey, 2005

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CREATEVO

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

And what's your view: would you generally favor or oppose teaching creationism along with evolution in public schools?
  1) Favor
  2) Oppose
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Favor 63.6% 63.6%
Oppose 26.1% 89.7%
Don't know/Refused 10.3% 100%
Total N = 2000

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65 or older TOTAL
Favor 67.0% 67.7% 69.0% 67.7% 61.6% 45.5% 63.5%
Oppose 27.5% 23.1% 22.7% 24.1% 29.0% 33.5% 26.3%
Don't know/Refused 5.5% 9.2% 8.2% 8.1% 9.4% 21.0% 10.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1967


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
Favor 65.5% 62.2% 69.9% 63.3% 63.9% 57.2% 63.7%
Oppose 24.5% 26.1% 24.1% 25.4% 27.2% 30.6% 26.1%
Don't know/Refused 10.0% 11.6% 6.0% 11.2% 8.8% 12.2% 10.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1978


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate TOTAL
Favor 50.8% 60.6% 71.9% 65.8% 63.5%
Oppose 29.1% 27.7% 20.7% 27.7% 26.2%
Don't know/Refused 20.1% 11.7% 7.4% 6.5% 10.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Favor 63.2% 63.9% 63.6%
Oppose 27.9% 24.4% 26.1%
Don't know/Refused 8.9% 11.7% 10.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2000


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
Favor 55.4% 62.1% 71.8% 68.2% 71.3% 64.5% 65.6%
Oppose 28.6% 27.7% 20.7% 26.1% 25.6% 28.5% 25.8%
Don't know/Refused 16.0% 10.1% 7.5% 5.7% 3.0% 7.0% 8.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1711


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Favor 67.0% 61.1% 66.9% 64.9%
Oppose 23.0% 29.4% 26.7% 26.4%
Don't know/Refused 10.0% 9.5% 6.4% 8.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1850



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