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Table 2 Categories of relative acceptance of evolution

From: Influencing highly religious undergraduate perceptions of evolution: Mormons as a case study

Relative acceptance category MATE score MATE #1 response breakdown MATE #2 response breakdown
Very high acceptance 107–120 61 (5.5 %) 266 (23.8 %)
High acceptance 92–106 192 (17.2 %) 367 (32.9 %)
Moderate acceptance4 78–91 357 (32.0 %) 282 (25.2 %)
Low acceptance 64–77 327 (29.3 %) 158 (14.1 %)
Very low acceptance 20–63 117 (10.5 %) 31 (2.8 %)
  1. MATE #1 and MATE #2 response breakdowns represents the number of students who fell in each category at the beginning and end of the semester, respectively