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Table 2 Significant differences between the GEPT-A and iBT reading passages

From: A comparability study between the General English Proficiency Test- Advanced and the Internet-Based Test of English as a Foreign Language

Variable GEPT mean iBT mean SD p
DESWC (word count, number of words) 736.8 687.4 82.3 .023
LDMTLD (lexical diversity, MTLD, all words) 106.01 84.54 22.38 .023
LDVOCD (lexical diversity, VOCD, all words) 106.90 86.71 16.00 .005
SYNNP (number of modifiers per noun phrase, mean) 0.89 1.06 .15 .023
SYNSTRUT (sentence syntax similarity, all combinations, across paragraphs, mean) .10 .08 .01 .000
K1 79.69 75.51 3.82 .023