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Table 1. External and internal evaluations, lowest and highest values, means and standard deviation for the ECERS and the seven subscales

From: Preschool Quality and Young Children’s Learning in Sweden

  N Low values High values Total values S.D.
  Ext. Int. Ext. Int. Ext. Int. Ext. Int.
ECERS 38/120 2.90 3.41 6.24 7.00 4.44** 5.19** .76 .67
Personal care 38/120 2.50 4.00 7.00 7.00 4.72** 5.80** .97 .79
Furnishings and display 38/120 2.25 2.50 6.75 7.00 4.57* 4.96* 1.05 .84
Language experiences 38/120 2.00 3.25 6.50 7.00 4.09** 5.32** .96 .72
Fine and gross motor activities 38/120 2.00 1.00 6.50 7.00 4.32** 5.27** 1.01 1.01
Creative activities 38/120 3.00 2.67 6.17 7.00 4.33** 5.13** .82 .86
Social development 38/120 2.67 3.00 6.00 7.00 4.36** 4.98** .79 .82
Adult needs 38/120 3.00 2.67 6.00 7.00 4.86 4.97 .76 1.05
  1. *p< 0.05, **p<0.01.