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Polling the creationism/evolution controversy
NCSE is pleased to announce a new section of its website that provides information on polls and surveys relevant to the creationism/evolution controversy. You've seen the alarming statistics:
- Evolution is accepted by 97% of scientists in the United States, but by only 61% of the public.
- Among thirty-two countries surveyed, the United States was next-to-last for its public acceptance of evolution.
- One out of eight high school biology teachers in the United States presents creationism as scientifically credible.
Now you can find it all in a single spot — NCSE's coverage and links to external resources — organized in the categories of general polls, international polls, polls on creationism, polls on evolution, polls on religion, and scientist, student, and teacher polls.