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Fall 1994 Supplementary Data Releases

No. 16: Medical Schools


TABLE B-134.  PART-TIME 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 .............|   5,110 |   5,038 |   4,813 |   4,859 |   5,041 |   5,358 |   6,027 |   6,059
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|   1,117 |   1,073 |   1,074 |   1,097 |   1,098 |   1,145 |   1,185 |   1,265
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|   1,107 |   1,067 |   1,074 |   1,089 |   1,090 |   1,130 |   1,180 |   1,262
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  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 ...|      23 |      19 |      25 |      27 |      31 |      34 |      35 |      47
   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. ...|      23 |      19 |      25 |      27 |      31 |      34 |      35 |      47
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|       7 |       5 |       0 |       1 |       2 |       3 |       2 |       3
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|     972 |     921 |     919 |     915 |     926 |     963 |   1,029 |   1,080
   ANATOMY ...............................|      47 |      43 |      53 |      51 |      43 |      39 |      31 |      58
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      72 |      59 |      98 |      64 |      87 |     121 |     101 |     111
   BIOLOGY ...............................|      21 |       8 |       6 |      24 |      28 |      23 |      24 |      33
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|     241 |     263 |     269 |     261 |     248 |     236 |     252 |     244
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|     108 |      42 |      40 |      27 |      13 |      18 |      20 |      23
   BOTANY ................................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|      15 |       8 |       6 |      17 |      28 |      21 |      29 |      37
   ECOLOGY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|       4 |       8 |       9 |       8 |       5 |      16 |       5 |       5
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|      89 |     118 |     123 |     134 |     141 |     175 |     157 |     147
   NUTRITION .............................|      85 |      85 |      84 |      78 |      93 |      91 |      93 |     105
   PATHOLOGY .............................|     103 |      92 |      86 |      99 |      95 |      78 |     109 |     107
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|      71 |      65 |      57 |      57 |      50 |      62 |      83 |      84
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|     110 |     115 |      77 |      78 |      69 |      65 |      63 |      64
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|       6 |      15 |      11 |      17 |      26 |      18 |      62 |      62
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|      58 |      84 |      67 |      89 |      93 |      92 |      87 |      89
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|      47 |      38 |      63 |      57 |      38 |      38 |      27 |      43
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       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 .....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       8
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|      15 |       5 |      16 |      12 |       9 |       7 |       5 |       8
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|      32 |      33 |      47 |      44 |      29 |      31 |      22 |      27
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|      10 |       6 |       0 |       8 |       8 |      15 |       5 |       3
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|      10 |       6 |       0 |       8 |       8 |      15 |       5 |       3
  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 .....................|   3,993 |   3,965 |   3,739 |   3,762 |   3,943 |   4,213 |   4,842 |   4,794
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     159 |     148 |      98 |     116 |     131 |     148 |     152 |     139
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|      58 |      52 |      41 |      45 |      69 |      64 |      70 |      69
 NURSING .................................|   1,558 |   1,601 |   1,595 |   1,625 |   1,719 |   1,986 |   2,121 |   2,165
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|      23 |      13 |      47 |      37 |      37 |      35 |      38 |      22
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|   1,772 |   1,701 |   1,411 |   1,416 |   1,384 |   1,294 |   1,694 |   1,735
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|      27 |      44 |      72 |      23 |      29 |      39 |      34 |      30
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       5 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|     396 |     406 |     475 |     495 |     574 |     647 |     733 |     634
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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