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Table 3 Descriptive statistics (means, standard deviations, range) for advanced and basic word tests, grade point average and IELTS writing scores, N = 70

From: Recognition vocabulary knowledge as a predictor of academic performance in an English as a foreign language setting

  Ma SD Range
Advanced word     
Accuracy 35.96 12.05 8.93 58.93
Response timeb 1590 371 946 3200
False alarm rate 23.70 13.46 3.57 60.71
Basic word     
Accuracy 53.23 15.83 8.33 80.95
Response time 1571 372 909 3120
False alarm rate 22.57 11.03 3.57 50.00
IELTS writing 5.18 .86 3.50 7.00
Grade point average 2.79 .55 1.00 3.70
  1. a Corrected for guessing score, proportion of yes responses to words (hits) minus proportion of yes responses to nonwords (false alarms).
  2. b Milliseconds (msc).
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