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Table 4 Frequencies and percentages of definitions that received a given code

From: Evolution and University-level Anthropology Textbooks: The “Missing Link”?

Code Glossary Summary Text box In-Text
CA (n = 9) PA (n = 11) Total (n = 20) CA (n = 3) PA (n = 2) Total (n = 5) CA (n = 4) PA (n = 7) Total (n = 11) CA (n = 10) PA (n = 8) Total (n = 18)
Received “baseline” definition code 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Common ancestry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Descent with modification 4 (44.4%) 1 (9.1%) 5 (25%) 2 (66.7%) 1 (50%) 3 (60%) 0 0 0 3 (30%) 0 3 (16.7%)
Received “additional information” code 7 (77.8%) 8 (72.7%) 15 (75%) 3 (100%) 1 (50%) 4 (80%) 2 (50%) 4 (57.1%) 6 (54.5%) 7 (70%) 4 (50%) 11 (61.1%)
Received “incorrect information” code 5 (55.6%) 7 (63.6%) 12 (60%) 2 (66.7%) 2 (100%) 4 (80%) 2 (50%) 4 (71.4%) 6 (54.5%) 5 (50%) 7 (87.5%) 12 (66.7%)
Received “cultural definition” code 2 (22.2%) 3 (27.3%) 5 (25%) 0 0 0 2 (50%) 1 (14.3%) 3 (27.3%) 3 (30%) 0 3 (16.7%)
Only received include “descent with modification” and/or “additional information” code 4 (44.4%) 4 (36.4%) 8 (40%) 1 (33.3%) 0 1 (20%) 1 (25%) 3 (42.9%) 4 (36.4%) 4 (40%) 1 (12.5%) 5 (27.8%)
 Only received “descent with modification” code 1 (11.1%) 0 1 (5%) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Only received “additional information” code 1 (11.1%) 4 (36.4%) 5 (25%) 1 (33.3%) 0 1 (20%) 1 (25%) 3 (42.9%) 4 (36.4%) 3 (30%) 1 (12.5%) 4 (22.2%)
Only received “cultural definition” and/or “incorrect information” code 1 (11.1%) 3 (27.3%) 4 (20%) 0 1 (50%) 1 (20%) 2 (50%) 3 (42.9%) 5 (45.5%) 3 (30%) 4 (50%) 7 (38.9%)
 Only received “cultural definition” code 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 (25%) 0 1 (9.1%) 1 (10%) 0 1 (5.6%)
 Only received “incorrect information” code 1 (11.1%) 3 (27.3%) 4 (20%) 0 1 (50%) 1 (20%) 1 (25%) 3 (42.9%) 4 (36.4%) 2 (20%) 3 (37.5%) 5 (27.8%)
Received contradictory codes 4 (44.4%) 4 (36.4%) 8 (40%) 1 (33.3%) 1 (50%) 2 (40%) 1 (25%) 1 (14.3%) 2 (18.2%) 3 (30%) 3 (37.5%) 6 (33.3%)
 “Additional information” and “incorrect information” codes 1 (11.1%) 2 (18.2%) 3 (15%) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 (37.5%) 3 (16.7%)
 “Additional information”, “incorrect information”, and “cultural definition” codes 2 (22.2%) 1 (9.1%) 3 (15%) 0 0 0 1 (25%) 1 (14.3%) 2 (18.2%) 1 (10%) 0 1 (5.6%)
 “Descent with modification”, “additional information”, and “incorrect information” codes 1 (11.1%) 1 (9.1%) 2 (10%) 1 (50%) 1 (50%) 2 (50%) 0 0 0 2 (20%) 0 2 (11.1%)
  1. Percentages are based on the number of textbooks with a definition of evolution in the specific sections tabulated. Books without these particular sections were not included in the percentage count