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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 5: by Sex


TABLE C-87.  MALE SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH POSTDOCTORAL APPOINTEES IN
              DOCTORATE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD: 1987-94

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                  FIELD                   |  1987   |  1988   |  1989   |  1990   |  1991   |  1992   |  1993   |  1994
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............|  18,445 |  19,291 |  20,515 |  21,528 |  22,350 |  23,388 |  24,341 |  25,332
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  14,104 |  14,778 |  15,555 |  16,133 |  16,857 |  17,401 |  17,852 |  18,472
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  12,810 |  13,264 |  13,818 |  14,399 |  14,851 |  15,300 |  15,699 |  16,217
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  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|   4,280 |   4,472 |   4,606 |   4,771 |   4,857 |   4,921 |   4,805 |   4,945
   ASTRONOMY .............................|     108 |     128 |     160 |     159 |     176 |     181 |     184 |     208
   CHEMISTRY .............................|   2,713 |   2,858 |   2,875 |   3,027 |   3,007 |   2,920 |   2,934 |   3,023
   PHYSICS ...............................|   1,428 |   1,458 |   1,546 |   1,561 |   1,655 |   1,786 |   1,654 |   1,676
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      31 |      28 |      25 |      24 |      19 |      34 |      33 |      38
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  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     357 |     408 |     380 |     497 |     512 |     536 |     599 |     643
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|      53 |      66 |      56 |      51 |      49 |      51 |      68 |      76
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|     208 |     225 |     222 |     282 |     312 |     319 |     347 |     359
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      65 |      92 |      86 |     145 |     127 |     135 |     142 |     166
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      31 |      25 |      16 |      19 |      24 |      31 |      42 |      42
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  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     197 |     247 |     196 |     218 |     177 |     175 |     187 |     207
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|      86 |      80 |      64 |      62 |     100 |     112 |     135 |     152
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  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|     343 |     354 |     384 |     386 |     434 |     473 |     533 |     551
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  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   7,029 |   7,217 |   7,624 |   7,939 |   8,273 |   8,578 |   8,905 |   9,190
   ANATOMY ...............................|     213 |     232 |     294 |     300 |     332 |     315 |     293 |     303
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   1,426 |   1,446 |   1,517 |   1,492 |   1,406 |   1,444 |   1,586 |   1,556
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     805 |     834 |     841 |     917 |     941 |     971 |     958 |   1,024
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|      41 |      43 |      61 |      62 |      67 |      71 |      63 |      82
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      88 |      90 |     106 |      72 |     112 |     127 |     120 |     138
   BOTANY ................................|     280 |     300 |     315 |     310 |     332 |     335 |     348 |     388
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     594 |     582 |     614 |     797 |     795 |     828 |     903 |     976
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      33 |      25 |      44 |      41 |      33 |      36 |      46 |      62
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|     123 |     142 |     170 |     157 |     186 |     158 |     158 |     145
   GENETICS ..............................|     314 |     326 |     348 |     378 |     396 |     410 |     395 |     427
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|     851 |     897 |     989 |     966 |   1,105 |   1,128 |   1,175 |   1,168
   NUTRITION .............................|     124 |      95 |      82 |      83 |     116 |     135 |     138 |     123
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     507 |     537 |     570 |     679 |     715 |     761 |     795 |     798
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     623 |     673 |     683 |     747 |     775 |     840 |     849 |     868
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     732 |     723 |     733 |     706 |     718 |     744 |     741 |     726
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|     129 |     126 |     126 |     103 |     102 |     103 |     115 |     113
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     146 |     146 |     131 |     129 |     142 |     172 |     222 |     293
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|     267 |     282 |     327 |     243 |     267 |     271 |     295 |     301
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|     251 |     204 |     237 |     283 |     231 |     234 |     240 |     228
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|      29 |      17 |      21 |      47 |      29 |      39 |      37 |      33
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      34 |      37 |      45 |      37 |      27 |      36 |      23 |      25
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|      31 |       9 |      30 |      33 |      37 |      17 |      33 |      37
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|       9 |      10 |      13 |      13 |      11 |      14 |      21 |      17
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|      24 |      21 |      18 |      23 |       9 |      16 |      15 |       9
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|      41 |      34 |      27 |      45 |      45 |      31 |      25 |      31
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|      47 |      40 |      41 |      55 |      49 |      42 |      37 |      34
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|       2 |       0 |       0 |       2 |       0 |       3 |       2 |       0
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|      34 |      36 |      42 |      28 |      24 |      36 |      47 |      42
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|   1,294 |   1,514 |   1,737 |   1,734 |   2,006 |   2,101 |   2,153 |   2,255
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|      39 |      45 |      35 |      63 |      73 |      88 |     105 |      89
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|      25 |      27 |      31 |      26 |      34 |      35 |      32 |      37
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      37 |      43 |      65 |      68 |      51 |      68 |      71 |     120
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|     274 |     370 |     420 |     469 |     475 |     466 |     448 |     444
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     162 |     184 |     153 |     154 |     163 |     166 |     167 |     183
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     160 |     170 |     180 |     227 |     321 |     281 |     350 |     358
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|      38 |      35 |      68 |      71 |     104 |      63 |      67 |      84
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|      25 |      28 |      26 |       5 |      25 |      35 |      50 |      43
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|     205 |     198 |     288 |     204 |     302 |     329 |     337 |     354
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|     238 |     289 |     287 |     320 |     351 |     397 |     351 |     380
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|      17 |      12 |      32 |      26 |      26 |      33 |      38 |      33
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|      74 |     113 |     152 |     101 |      81 |     140 |     137 |     130
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   4,341 |   4,513 |   4,960 |   5,395 |   5,493 |   5,987 |   6,489 |   6,860
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|   3,436 |   3,515 |   3,933 |   4,381 |   4,443 |   4,854 |   5,235 |   5,505
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      59 |      72 |      27 |      28 |      52 |      49 |      61 |     117
 NURSING .................................|       5 |       3 |       4 |       3 |       3 |       2 |       2 |       3
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     302 |     349 |     393 |     343 |     329 |     347 |     370 |     401
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     118 |     101 |     122 |     128 |     118 |     137 |     131 |     141
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|       9 |       9 |      15 |      12 |      19 |      22 |      23 |      23
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|      75 |      88 |      68 |      68 |      73 |      74 |      83 |      76
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     337 |     376 |     398 |     432 |     456 |     502 |     584 |     594
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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