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Table 4 Reported number of class hours devoted to evolution (percentages within row)

From: Teaching evolution in U.S. public middle schools: results of the first national survey

  Not covered 1–2 3–5 6–10 11–15 15–20 20 or more class hours Total N
  % % % % % % % %  
Class hours devoted to general evolutionary processes
 Middle school 39.2 13.9 16.0 13.0 6.2 6.6 5.1 100.0 641
 High school 9.3 8.1 13.5 24.8 17.4 14.2 12.7 100.0 787
Class hours devoted to human evolution  
 Middle school 55.1 16.3 14.5 6.1 2.1 4.3 1.5 100.0 646
 High school 21.8 27.4 20.4 14.0 7.3 4.6 4.5 100.0 785