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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of measured variables

From: The relationship between epistemological beliefs, reflective thinking, and science identity: a structural equation modeling analysis

  Mean SD Skew Kurt
SOU 3.78 0.82 − 0.31 − 0.41
CER 4.10 0.70 − 0.69 0.21
DEV 4.21 0.61 − 0.77 1.59
JUS 4.27 0.52 − 0.32 − 0.34
RT 3.98 0.60 − 0.49 1.18
Com/Per 3.62 0.81 − 0.42 0.53
ER 2.78 1.06 0.08 − 0.43
INT 4.01 0.76 − 0.80 1.48
HISI 2.96 1.21 − 0.02 − 0.76
  1. EB epistemological beliefs, RT reflective thinking, Com/Per competence/performance, INT interest, ER external recognition, HISI holistic impression on science identity