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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 16: Medical Schools


 TABLE A-16.  GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH FIELDS IN
MEDICAL SCHOOLS, BY FIELD AND CITIZENSHIP, AND BY RACIAL/ETHNIC BACKGROUND OF
                             U.S. CITIZENS: 1994

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                                          |         |         RACIAL/ETHNIC BACKGROUND OF U.S. CITIZENS         |
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                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |NON-U.S.
                  FIELD                   |  TOTAL  |  BLACK  |AMERICAN | ASIAN/  |         |  WHITE  |         |CITIZENS
                                          |         |  NON-   | INDIAN/ | PACIFIC |HISPANIC |  NON-   |OTHER OR |
                                          |         |HISPANIC | ALASKAN |ISLANDER |         |HISPANIC | UNKNOWN |
                                          |         |         | NATIVE  |         |         |         |         |
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
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                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............|  30,733 |   1,201 |     147 |   2,150 |   1,166 |  20,252 |     847 |   4,970
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  17,108 |     614 |      61 |   1,469 |     519 |  10,095 |     370 |   3,980
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  16,821 |     601 |      61 |   1,436 |     514 |   9,928 |     366 |   3,915
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   PHYSICS ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|      49 |       2 |       0 |       1 |       0 |      46 |       0 |       0
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|      49 |       2 |       0 |       1 |       0 |      46 |       0 |       0
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      14 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       8 |       4 |       1
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|  15,884 |     502 |      44 |   1,413 |     465 |   9,262 |     311 |   3,887
   ANATOMY ...............................|     841 |      25 |       0 |      83 |      24 |     453 |      35 |     221
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|   2,773 |      60 |       5 |     220 |      73 |   1,496 |      21 |     898
   BIOLOGY ...............................|      91 |       5 |       0 |      10 |       5 |      37 |       0 |      34
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|   1,033 |      42 |       7 |      78 |      68 |     616 |      14 |     208
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     459 |       9 |       0 |      61 |       5 |     283 |       1 |     100
   BOTANY ................................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|   1,495 |      21 |       8 |     141 |      28 |     905 |      11 |     381
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|     656 |      21 |       0 |      48 |      17 |     462 |       0 |     108
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   2,705 |      72 |       6 |     236 |      99 |   1,631 |      37 |     624
   NUTRITION .............................|     255 |       7 |       0 |       5 |       1 |     204 |      29 |       9
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     985 |      22 |       2 |     114 |      18 |     559 |      24 |     246
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|   1,802 |      74 |       5 |     172 |      56 |   1,041 |      44 |     410
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|   1,617 |      78 |       9 |     169 |      36 |     919 |      67 |     339
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|   1,172 |      66 |       2 |      76 |      35 |     656 |      28 |     309
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|     627 |      28 |       5 |      10 |      20 |     509 |      40 |      15
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|     247 |      69 |      12 |      11 |      29 |     103 |      11 |      12
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|      43 |       1 |       0 |       4 |       1 |      26 |      11 |       0
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|      63 |      60 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       1 |       0 |       1
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|      32 |       0 |       1 |       0 |      23 |       7 |       0 |       1
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     109 |       8 |      11 |       7 |       4 |      69 |       0 |      10
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|     287 |      13 |       0 |      33 |       5 |     167 |       4 |      65
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|     287 |      13 |       0 |      33 |       5 |     167 |       4 |      65
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|  13,625 |     587 |      86 |     681 |     647 |  10,157 |     477 |     990
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|   1,538 |      34 |       3 |     165 |      33 |     846 |     188 |     269
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|     420 |       8 |       0 |      44 |      13 |     268 |       4 |      83
 NURSING .................................|   3,747 |     239 |      29 |      83 |     170 |   3,048 |     116 |      62
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|     309 |      11 |       0 |      31 |      29 |     131 |       3 |     104
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   3,335 |     149 |      19 |     163 |     240 |   2,429 |      74 |     261
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     549 |      16 |       8 |      27 |      10 |     471 |      10 |       7
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       9 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       7 |       0 |       1
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   3,718 |     130 |      27 |     167 |     152 |   2,957 |      82 |     203
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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