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Table 1 Performance on the calculated strategy variables

From: Individual differences in strategy use and performance during fault diagnosis

  Study 1 (N 76) Study 2 (N 98) Study 3 (N 105)
M SD M SD M SD
Elimination use (~ 0–100) 16.7 46.2 21.3 46.7 27.8 43.4
IBE use (~ 0–100) 30.1 38.5 21.7 43.7 24.7 43.4
% General backtracking actions 97.4 4.4 97.3 5.1 97.0 6.2
% Stepwise backtracking tests 77.1 16.1 72.1 20.8 72.1 22.8
  1. Means were averaged across the 10–18 experimental problems each participant completed and then across participants