Appendix C. Ratings of Knowledge Areas

Table C.1. 77 Knowledge Areas as Rated by NLLs and Non-NLLs, Rank-Ordered by Mean Importance by Both Groups Combined (Importance scale: 1=low; 2=moderate; 3=high)

Table C.2. Mean Ratings on 77 Knowledge Areas for a Sample of 15 Practice Clusters (See notes at end of table)

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  1. The practice clusters are based on a cluster analysis of the percent of time spent in each of 35 practice areas appearing on the survey. This table samples 15 clusters from the 25 produced by the cluster analysis.
  2. The cells contain mean importance ratings; the scale is 0 = not applicable; 1 = low; 2 = moderate; and 3 = high.
  3. The 77 knowledge areas are sorted from highest to lowest mean rating based on the entire sample of respondents in all 25 clusters (i.e., sorted on the Total Group Mean column).
  4. The first row indicates the number of respondents in each cluster as a percentage of all survey respondents. The 15 practice clusters are arranged from most to least populous.