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Table 6 Class hours reportedly devoted to creationism or intelligent design

From: Teaching evolution in U.S. public middle schools: results of the first national survey

  Not covered 1–2 3–5 6–10 11–15 15–20 20 or more hours Total N
  % % % % % % % %  
Hours devoted to creationism or intelligent design
 Middle school 84.8 6.8 3.3 1.7 1.5 1.0 0.9 100.0 646
 High school 86.6 9.0 2.1 1.1 1.0 0.1 0.2 100.0 783
          N(*)
 Middle school 81.2 9.0 3.8 1.4 2.1 1.2 1.2 100.0 410
 High school 85.9 9.5 2.3 1.1 1.0 0.1 0.2 100.0 725
  1. *For those who reported teaching one or more hours of evolution