Table 3: Multiple hierarchical regression analysis predicting students’ stereotyping of scientists.

ModelIndependent variablesStandardized coefficient (β)tFAdj. R2

1Age−0.257−3.7617.4460.060
Gender−0.043−0.625

2Age−0.007−0.0704.6010.097
Gender−0.059−0.861
Grade−0.347−3.347
Religion−0.078−1.058
Ethnicity0.0750.905
Location (urban/rural)−0.039−0.487

3Age0.0040.0374.5850.124
Gender−0.061−0.908
Grade−0.338−3.294
Religion−0.072−0.996
Ethnicity0.1001.223
Location (urban/rural)−0.049−0.618
Visit to a science lab0.0380.560
Visit to the science museum−0.196−2.816

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