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Table 5 Predictors of sense of belonging in ecology

From: Why are there so few ethnic minorities in ecology and evolutionary biology? Challenges to inclusion and the role of sense of belonging

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Step 1: R2 = 0.24, F(6, 1736) = 88.79, p < 0.001
 African American versus White− 0.06**− 0.07*− 3.200.001
 Latino/a versus White− 0.02− 0.04− 1.810.070
 Asian versus White− 0.05*− 0.04− 1.790.073
 Biology Major0.18**0.13**6.040.001
 Ecology Courses0.26**0.24**11.450.001
 College Belonging0.38**0.37**17.400.001
Step 2: ΔR2 = 0.15 F(8, 1728) = 52.60, p < 0.001
 African American versus White− 0.06**0.031.280.200
 Latino/a versus White− 0.020.000.010.990
 Asian versus White− 0.05*0.031.080.280
 Biology Major0.18**0.06*2.800.005
 Ecology Courses0.26**0.16**7.350.001
 College Belonging0.38**0.22**10.290.001
 Knowledge of Evolution0.27**0.05*2.240.025
 Exposure to Ecology0.34**0.12**5.210.001
 Role Models0.32**0.11**3.870.001
 Same-race Role Models0.19**− 0.004− 0.150.878
 Outdoor Comfort0.47**0.29**12.960.001
 Religiosity− 0.08**− 0.06*− 2.840.005
 Moral Objections to Evolution− 0.21**− 0.13**− 5.590.001
 Communal Goals0.17**− 0.01− 0.210.838
  1. Table provides information on the Pearson r (zero order) correlation between each predictor variable and sense of belonging in ecology, standardized regression coefficients, and the test of significance for each regression coefficient. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.001