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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of pre-test variables

From: Teleological reasoning, not acceptance of evolution, impacts students’ ability to learn natural selection

  M Min Max SD N
Parent education level 4.13 1 5 .85 189
Parent attitude towards evolution 3.80 1 5 1.05 189
Student religiosity 2.43 1 4 1.02 190
Student acceptance of evolution 4.11 1 5 .82 188
Student prior educational exposure 3.07 1 5 .93 189
Student teleological reasoning 3.78 1 5 .81 186
Student natural selection understanding 13.90 6 20 3.50 182