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Table 2 Descriptive statistics for baseline construct scores for each class-section factor

From: The positive effect of role models in evolution instruction

Construct Statistic Instruction content Inclusion of NOS Class Role-model instructor
Conceptual Evidence based No Yes Nonmajor Major Absent Present
Creationist reasoning (CR) Minimum 1.08 1.08 1.08 1.08 1.08 1.26 1.08 1.08
Mean 2.55 2.68 2.50 2.70 2.70 2.50 2.65 2.68
Median 2.65 2.74 2.60 2.75 2.75 2.52 2.70 2.75
Maximum 4.19 4.00 4.19 4.00 4.00 4.19 4.19 3.92
Knowledge and perceived relevance (KR) Minimum 2.03 1.92 2.03 1.92 1.92 2.75 1.92 2.30
Mean 3.59 3.38 3.61 3.37 3.37 3.60 3.37 3.43
Median 3.55 3.35 3.58 3.35 3.35 3.56 3.34 3.41
Maximum 4.96 4.82 4.96 4.82 4.96 4.66 4.96 4.82
Conflict between evolution and worldview (CO) Minimum 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Mean 1.93 2.45 1.92 2.48 2.45 2.07 2.54 2.27
Median 2.00 2.43 2.00 2.57 2.43 2.00 2.71 2.29
Maximum 3.57 4.29 4.14 4.29 4.29 4.14 4.29 4.29