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Table 1 Survey demographic information and responses to specific questions

From: Cultural taboos as a factor in the participation rate of Native Americans in STEM

Demographic information Number
 Participants 96
  Male 40
  Female 56
 Different tribes 42
Responses to specific questions % “yes”
 Raised on reservation 54%
 Attended reservation school 43%
 Generally observe tribal taboos 50%
 Parents or grandparents generally observe taboos 50%
 Violating taboo in science class would cause difficulty with family member 30%
 Would not major in science if doing so required violating taboo 38%
 Would be more likely to take science classes if science classes were more respectful of taboos 67%