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Table 6 Predictors of interest in evolutionary biology graduate school

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 = 0.19, F(5, 1724) = 81.19, p < 0.001
 African American versus White0.10**0.10**4.150.001
 Latino/a versus White0.06*0.08*3.270.001
 Asian versus White− 0.07*− 0.03**− 1.360.175
 Biology Major0.14**0.06*2.580.010
 Evolutionary Biology Courses0.41**0.40**18.110.001
Step 2: ΔR2 = 0.27 F(9, 1715) = 97.31, p < 0.001
 African American versus White0.10**0.10*4.410.001
 Latino/a versus White0.06*0.10*4.740.001
 Asian versus White− 0.07*0.05*2.160.031
 Biology Major0.14**0.06*2.940.003
 Evolutionary Biology Courses0.41**0.21**10.200.001
 Knowledge of Evolution0.14**0.0010.070.947
 Exposure to Ecology0.15**0.0030.160.876
 Role Models0.35**0.031.050.296
 Same-race Role Models0.31**0.10**3.550.001
 Outdoor Comfort0.32**0.15**7.360.001
 Religiosity0.11**− 0.02− 1.020.310
 Moral Objections to Evolution0.32**0.41**19.190.001
 Communal Goals0.21**0.031.330.184
 Sense of Belonging in EB0.38**0.37**16.690.001
  1. Table provides information on the Pearson r (zero order) correlation between each predictor variable and interest in evolutionary biology graduate school, standardized regression coefficients, and the test of significance for each regression coefficient. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.001