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Table 6 The relative frequencies (%) of the correct classifications in the living/non-living distinction test related to age groups

From: Environmental judgment in early childhood and its relationship with the understanding of the concept of living beings

  Age groups
  4-5 (N = 35) 5-6 (N = 40) 6-7 (N = 43)
The Animal category 51.4* 75* 100*
The Plant category 34.3 50* 79.1*
The Vehicle category 42.9* 37.5 86*
The Atmospheric agents category 37.1 22.5 60.5*
  1. * Significant differences with respect to a random choice.