This online essay contains detailed statistics contrasting the number of scientists who are Young-Earth Creationists (5% or less) to the members of the American public who are Young Earth Creationists (about 50%). The article also offers other statistics regarding typical American's beliefs, internet surfers' beliefs and conservative Christians' beliefs about evolution.
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