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Table 2 Chi-square test correlations (p values < 0.05) and respective Cramer’s V values between sociodemographic ordinal variables and opinion nominal variables

From: Acceptability of genetically engineered algae biofuels in Europe: opinions of experts and stakeholders

Sociodemographic ordinal variablesOpinion nominal variablesχ2-test
(p value)
Cramer’s V
AgeSuggestions to improve general social acceptance
Closed production systems with high security standards0.0410.221
Use of new precise gene editing tools instead of traditional genome engineering0.0440.220
Educational levelPersonal attitude as final consumer
Opinion about being final consumer of GE algae biofuel0.0370.251
Suggestions to improve general social acceptance
Clear communication of risks and benefits of genome engineering technologies0.0040.346
Experience in algae industryPersonal attitude as final consumer
Opinion about being final consumer of GE algae biofuel0.0240.236