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Table 5 Text for items that show evidence of problematic item functioning

From: Measuring evolution acceptance using the GAENE: influences of gender, race, degree-plan, and instruction

Item # Item text
Item 7 I would be willing to argue in favor of evolutiona in a public forum such as a school club, church group, or meeting of public school parents
Item 9 Nothing in biology makes sense without evolution
Item 13 Evolution is a scientific fact
  1. aItem 7 in Smith et al. (2018) used the word “evolutionary”, which we consider to be a typo. We modified it to “evolution” here and in the survey administered to students