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Table 9 Indicators of subject-specific strength and weaknesses by country

From: Subject-specific strength and weaknesses of fourth-grade students in Europe: a comparative latent profile analysis of multidimensional proficiency patterns based on PIRLS/TIMSS combined 2011

  Mean within-profile heterogenity Mean between-profile heterogeneity Average of conditional domain specific between-profile variance Conditional domain specific between-profile variance
Biggest in Smallest in
Austria 16 39 299 Science Mathematics
Czech Republic 18 22 338 Mathematics Reading
Finland 14 21 319 Science Mathematics
Germany 11 37 309 Reading Mathematics
Hungary 11 8 398 Mathematics Reading
Ireland 17 18 365 Science Mathematics
Italy 16 26 343 Science Mathematics
Lithuania 14 17 318 Mathematics Science
Malta 40 83 403 Reading Mathematics
Northern Ireland 29 42 376 Mathematics Science
Poland 20 29 349 Science Mathematics
Portugal 10 15 326 Science Mathematics
Romania 18 46 463 Mathematics Reading
Slovak Republic 18 37 379 Mathematics Reading
Slovenia 11 39 347 Mathematics Reading
Spain 15 41 334 Mathematics Reading
Sweden 21 53 319 Mathematics Reading