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Table 7 Formal class hours devoted to evolution and creationism, by seniority and NGSS adoption

From: Teaching evolution in U.S. public schools: a continuing challenge

 Class hours on general evolution
 Non-FrameworkBased on+ FrameworkAdopted* NGSS
 New to the profession since 20079.611.612.2
 Teaching in 200710.811.613.4
 N207274272
 Class hours on human evolution
 Non-FrameworkBased on FrameworkAdopted* NGSS
 New to the profession since 20076.66.47.8
 Teaching in 20075.15.77.0
 N207274272
 Class hours on creationism
 Non-FrameworkBased on FrameworkAdopted NGSS
 New to the profession since 20070.560.600.60
 Teaching in 20070.650.550.55
 N209287274
  1. +Significantly different from teachers in Non-framework states (p < 0.10)
  2. * Significantly different from teachers in Non-framework states (p < 0.05)
  3. Significantly different from those with less seniority (p < 0.05)