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Table 7 Reported teacher emphasis on creationism as science

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

  Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree Not applicable Total N
I emphasize intelligent design is valid alternative
 Middle school 3.1 16.1 14.3 20.3 46.3 100.0 647
 High school 2.7 11.2 14.9 43.3 28.0 100.0 791
        N (*)
 Middle school 5.7 30.0 26.5 37.7   100.0 350
 High school 3.7 15.5 20.6 60.1   100.0 574
I emphasize scientists view creationism or intelligent design as valid
 Middle school 2.5 13.8 16.1 19.6 47.9 100.0 649
 High school 2.4 11.9 18.1 40.1 27.5 100.0 794
        N (*)
 Middle school 4.7 26.6 31.0 37.7   100.0 340
 High school 3.3 16.4 24.9 55.3   100.0 581
  1. *Excluding those who chose “not applicable”