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Table 3 Predictors of initial acceptance of evolution

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

Final model Correlation with MATE (R) Unstandardized coefficients Standardized coefficients t Significance
B Std. error Beta
ULSE #1 0.475 1.844 0.137 0.419 13.462 0.000
KEE #1 0.312 1.345 0.209 0.199 6.438 0.000
Controversial topics 0.250 2.415 0.425 0.172 5.677 0.000
Religiosity scale −0.157 −0.967 0.190 −0.154 −5.082 0.000
  1. Excluded (non-significant) variables are: instructor, class day, time of class, gender, biology experience, year in college, family income, parent education, health, parent religiosity, involvement in clubs, church mission experience, and family religious affiliation