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Table 3 Correlation matrix and descriptive statistics for variables included in SEM

From: The relative importance of religion and education on university students’ views of evolution in the Deep South and state science standards across the United States

  MATE score Knowledge score Attendance Religion Academic level High school Major
MATE Score       
Knowledge Score 0.459      
Religiosity (Attendance) -0.578 -0.269     
Religion -0.544 -0.253 0.540    
Academic Level 0.094 0.044 -0.080 -0.088   
High School 0.208 0.097 -0.128 -0.127 0.021  
Major 0.166 0.054 -0.030 -0.027 -0.004 0.006
Mean 69.16 1.27 1.91 2.56 2.58 3.07 0.33
SD 21.04 0.74 0.86 0.81 1.08 0.99 0.47
Skewness -0.29 -0.48 0.18 -1.34 -0.07 -0.48 0.73
Kurtosis -0.98 -1.06 -1.61 -0.14 -1.27 -1.21 -1.47
  1. Correlation coefficients are listed for the seven variables of interest. The mean value, standard deviation (SD), skewness, and kurtosis for each variable are also provided.