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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 5: by Sex


  TABLE A-18.  SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH POSTDOCTORAL APPOINTEES AND
 OTHER NONFACULTY DOCTORAL RESEARCH STAFF IN DOCTORATE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS,
                            BY FIELD AND SEX: 1994

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                                          |      POSTDOCTORAL APPOINTEES      |OTHER NONFACULTY DOCTORAL RESEARCH
                                          |                                   |               STAFF
                  FIELD                   |                                   |
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                                          |  TOTAL    |   MEN     |  WOMEN    |  TOTAL    |   MEN     |  WOMEN
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............|   36,158  |   25,332  |   10,826  |    6,205  |    4,508  |    1,697
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   25,786  |   18,472  |    7,314  |    5,016  |    3,793  |    1,223
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   23,197  |   16,217  |    6,980  |    4,185  |    3,054  |    1,131
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|    5,810  |    4,945  |      865  |    1,222  |    1,067  |      155
   ASTRONOMY .............................|      246  |      208  |       38  |      151  |      138  |       13
   CHEMISTRY .............................|    3,679  |    3,023  |      656  |      521  |      426  |       95
   PHYSICS ...............................|    1,841  |    1,676  |      165  |      548  |      501  |       47
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       44  |       38  |        6  |        2  |        2  |        0
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|      815  |      643  |      172  |      428  |      353  |       75
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       89  |       76  |       13  |       27  |       26  |        1
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|      435  |      359  |       76  |      207  |      167  |       40
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      237  |      166  |       71  |      174  |      146  |       28
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|       54  |       42  |       12  |       20  |       14  |        6
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|      262  |      207  |       55  |       72  |       65  |        7
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  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|      183  |      152  |       31  |       48  |       39  |        9
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      742  |      551  |      191  |      244  |      185  |       59
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   14,469  |    9,190  |    5,279  |    1,841  |    1,166  |      675
   ANATOMY ...............................|      503  |      303  |      200  |       39  |       23  |       16
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|    2,379  |    1,556  |      823  |      268  |      170  |       98
   BIOLOGY ...............................|    1,578  |    1,024  |      554  |      314  |      196  |      118
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      155  |       82  |       73  |       37  |       14  |       23
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      184  |      138  |       46  |       54  |       45  |        9
   BOTANY ................................|      590  |      388  |      202  |       86  |       52  |       34
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|    1,605  |      976  |      629  |      179  |      113  |       66
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       88  |       62  |       26  |       14  |       10  |        4
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|      188  |      145  |       43  |       64  |       49  |       15
   GENETICS ..............................|      701  |      427  |      274  |       62  |       42  |       20
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|    1,938  |    1,168  |      770  |      206  |      123  |       83
   NUTRITION .............................|      192  |      123  |       69  |       81  |       37  |       44
   PATHOLOGY .............................|    1,263  |      798  |      465  |      140  |       92  |       48
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|    1,375  |      868  |      507  |      128  |       89  |       39
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|    1,111  |      726  |      385  |      101  |       71  |       30
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|      177  |      113  |       64  |       29  |       15  |       14
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      442  |      293  |      149  |       39  |       25  |       14
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|      544  |      301  |      243  |      203  |      100  |      103
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|      372  |      228  |      144  |      127  |       79  |       48
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       45  |       33  |       12  |       15  |       12  |        3
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|       57  |       25  |       32  |       48  |       26  |       22
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|       46  |       37  |        9  |        3  |        3  |        0
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|       23  |       17  |        6  |        8  |        6  |        2
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|       20  |        9  |       11  |        8  |        3  |        5
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|       44  |       31  |       13  |        2  |        1  |        1
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|       63  |       34  |       29  |        9  |        6  |        3
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|        4  |        0  |        4  |        0  |        0  |        0
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|       70  |       42  |       28  |       34  |       22  |       12
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|    2,589  |    2,255  |      334  |      831  |      739  |       92
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      100  |       89  |       11  |       66  |       55  |       11
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       45  |       37  |        8  |       23  |       17  |        6
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      141  |      120  |       21  |       36  |       29  |        7
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      520  |      444  |       76  |       87  |       75  |       12
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|      210  |      183  |       27  |       54  |       51  |        3
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|      407  |      358  |       49  |      159  |      143  |       16
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       95  |       84  |       11  |       30  |       22  |        8
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|       53  |       43  |       10  |        6  |        6  |        0
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|      381  |      354  |       27  |      137  |      131  |        6
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      441  |      380  |       61  |      139  |      123  |       16
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       39  |       33  |        6  |       36  |       33  |        3
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|      157  |      130  |       27  |       58  |       54  |        4
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   10,372  |    6,860  |    3,512  |    1,189  |      715  |      474
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|    8,185  |    5,505  |    2,680  |      776  |      471  |      305
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      191  |      117  |       74  |       11  |        5  |        6
 NURSING .................................|       48  |        3  |       45  |        8  |        2  |        6
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      580  |      401  |      179  |      101  |       59  |       42
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|      241  |      141  |      100  |       84  |       45  |       39
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|       40  |       23  |       17  |       12  |        5  |        7
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      134  |       76  |       58  |       58  |       39  |       19
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|      953  |      594  |      359  |      139  |       89  |       50
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KEY:      N.E.C.= NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING