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Table 2 Mean scores (and standard deviations) on predictor and dependent variables by gender

From: Ethnic and adoption attitudes among Guatemalan University students

Variable Possible range of scores Women Men t p 95 % CIΔ
Ethnicity 0–14 12.04 (2.04) 11.70 (1.99) 1.04 NS [−0.96, 0.30]
MEIM-S 1–4 2.00 (0.40) 2.06 (0.46) 0.82 NS [−0.08, 0.19]
Social distance from Ladinos 1–7 6.04 (0.95) 5.87 (0.97) 1.12 NS [−0.46, 0.12]
Social distance from Indigenous 1–7 4.26 (1.50) 4.15 (1.26) 0.51 NS [−0.52, 0.31]
ALG 1–4 2.91 (0.35) 2.90 (0.35) 0.19 NS [−0.12, 0.10]
AIG 1–4 3.06 (0.34) 2.92 (0.35) 2.58 <0.05 [−0.24, −0.03]
ABS (modified) 1–4 3.12 (0.39) 2.97 (0.36) 3.72 <0.001 [−0.33, −0.10]
Adoption in general 1–4 3.73 (0.45) 3.54 (0.56) 2.31 <0.05 [0.03, 0.33]
International adoption 1–4 3.61 (0.60) 3.48 (0.75) 1.21 NS [−0.33, −0.03]
Interethnic adoption by Ladinos 1–4 3.52 (0.59) 3.33 (0.66) 1.91 NS [−0.38, 0.01]
Interethnic adoption by Indigenous 1–4 3.22 (0.79) 2.99 (0.74) 1.96 NS [−0.47, 0.00]
  1. MEIM-S multigroup ethnic identity measure, short-form, ALG attitudes toward Ladinos of Guatemala, AIG attitudes toward Indigenous of Guatemala, Social distance higher numbers indicate less social distance, NS not significant, 95 % CI Δ 95 % confidence interval of the difference in means