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Table 6 Means and standard deviations for knowledge, strategic processing, and interest for the low and high global awareness clusters

From: Person-centered analysis of factors related to STEM students’ global awareness

   All groups
(n = 425)
Cluster I
Low global awareness (n = 236)
Cluster II
High global awareness (n = 189)
F values of ANOVA
   M (SD) M (SD) M (SD)  
Knowledge Acclimation 90.56 (14.82) 87.66 (16.33) 94.18 (11.76) 21.25*
Competency 70.02 (22.91) 64.70 (24.83) 76.66 (18.24) 30.62*
Proficiency 36.45 (22.58) 25.84 (16.57) 49.68 (22.11) 161.14*
Strategic processing Acclimation 80.44 (19.79) 76.18 (20.77) 85.75 (17.12) 44.10*
Competency 73.11 (18.54) 68.53 (19.79) 78.83 (15.04) 12.68*
Proficiency 56.47 (16.72) 48.87 (13.42) 65.96 (15.57) 100.97*
Engagement interest Casual 3.43 (1.09) 3.01 (1.07) 3.95 (0.87) 92.72*
Deliberate 1.74 (0.74) 1.33 (0.34) 2.23 (0.80) 238.50*
Intentional interest Easy 55.24 (24.36) 44.24 (24.04) 68.96 (16.57) 144.73*
Effortful 44.38 (25.53) 31.49 (20.88) 60.47 (20.55) 204.90*
  1. M mean, SD standard deviation
  2. *The difference between the means of cluster I and cluster II is statistically significant at p < 0.001