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Table 5 Descriptive statistics of students that responded to the longitudinal survey

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

  N Min Max Mean Std. dev. 95 % Confidence interval
MATE #1 273 40 120 83.32 15.60 77.67–81.84
MATE #2 273 50 120 95.26 15.14 88.42–92.65
MATE #3 273 50 120 95.52 15.90 88.25–92.75
KEE #1 273 0 10 6.27 1.88 5.86–6.39
KEE #2 273 0 10 6.81 1.93 6.31–6.88
KEE #3 273 0 10 6.48 1.87 6.11–6.67
ULSE #1 177 8 18 13.79 2.40 13.44–14.16
ULSE #2 177 7 18 14.21 2.63 17.56–18.46
ULSE #3 201 3 18 13.52 3.13 17.62–18.67
  1. Acceptance of evolution and understanding of LDS doctrine on evolution remained higher after the semester is over while knowledge of evolution decreased
  2. #1 indicates the responses collected at the beginning of the semester
  3. #2 indicates the responses collected at the end of the semester
  4. #3 indicates the responses collected in the longitudinal survey