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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 16: Medical Schools


  TABLE B-131.  FEMALE GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND HEALTH
                 FIELDS IN MEDICAL SCHOOLS, 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 .............|  11,400 |  12,168 |  12,433 |  13,095 |  14,010 |  15,189 |  16,504 |  17,407
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   5,432 |   5,861 |   6,091 |   6,470 |   6,876 |   7,301 |   7,833 |   8,297
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   5,369 |   5,790 |   6,030 |   6,391 |   6,798 |   7,217 |   7,756 |   8,218
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  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 ...|      13 |       9 |      10 |      14 |      15 |      17 |      20 |      21
   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. ...|      13 |       9 |      10 |      14 |      15 |      17 |      20 |      21
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|       1 |       2 |       1 |       1 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      11 |       9 |       7 |       7 |       5 |       6 |       8 |      12
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   4,933 |   5,258 |   5,568 |   5,851 |   6,247 |   6,596 |   7,129 |   7,516
   ANATOMY ...............................|     330 |     348 |     370 |     359 |     385 |     388 |     385 |     410
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|     887 |     949 |     969 |   1,031 |   1,060 |   1,144 |   1,227 |   1,227
   BIOLOGY ...............................|      36 |      38 |      33 |      33 |      37 |      37 |      27 |      33
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     332 |     379 |     403 |     374 |     454 |     509 |     568 |     608
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|      82 |      83 |      88 |      85 |      97 |     105 |     119 |     121
   BOTANY ................................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|     317 |     351 |     398 |     464 |     522 |     567 |     626 |     688
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       4 |       0 |       3 |       3 |       3 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|     162 |     176 |     210 |     246 |     275 |     324 |     348 |     366
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|   1,036 |   1,095 |   1,178 |   1,204 |   1,235 |   1,227 |   1,291 |   1,356
   NUTRITION .............................|     175 |     210 |     201 |     199 |     216 |     222 |     234 |     242
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     328 |     324 |     326 |     341 |     352 |     365 |     428 |     450
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|     566 |     562 |     607 |     662 |     705 |     734 |     783 |     842
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     483 |     525 |     536 |     572 |     583 |     583 |     599 |     630
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     195 |     218 |     246 |     278 |     323 |     391 |     494 |     543
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|     317 |     400 |     316 |     384 |     405 |     451 |     475 |     497
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|      94 |     112 |     128 |     134 |     125 |     147 |     124 |     172
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|       7 |      16 |      19 |      27 |      26 |      30 |      26 |      25
   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 .....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |      47
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|      13 |      17 |      24 |      27 |      22 |      24 |      20 |      23
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|      74 |      79 |      85 |      80 |      77 |      93 |      78 |      77
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|      63 |      71 |      61 |      79 |      78 |      84 |      77 |      79
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      63 |      71 |      61 |      79 |      78 |      84 |      77 |      79
  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
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   5,968 |   6,307 |   6,342 |   6,625 |   7,134 |   7,888 |   8,671 |   9,110
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     333 |     369 |     369 |     365 |     432 |     539 |     585 |     690
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      69 |      65 |      84 |      89 |      96 |     125 |     123 |     139
 NURSING .................................|   2,927 |   2,984 |   2,870 |   2,892 |   3,013 |   3,224 |   3,401 |   3,495
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      73 |      74 |      97 |     112 |     126 |     133 |     138 |     141
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   1,453 |   1,621 |   1,542 |   1,589 |   1,553 |   1,660 |   1,882 |   1,913
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     299 |     329 |     329 |     304 |     337 |     408 |     477 |     484
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |      22 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       5
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     814 |     865 |   1,051 |   1,252 |   1,577 |   1,799 |   2,065 |   2,243
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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