R&D Expenditures Survey

Technical Tables

Response rates at universities and colleges, by sampling stratum and highest degree granted


                                                                                                                                 
                   Table A-1b.  Response rates for the Academic Science and Engineering R&D Expenditures Survey at              
                        universities and colleges, by sampling stratum and highest degree granted: FY 1994                 
                                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                 
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                                    |              |              |              |              |              |               
                                    |   Number in  |   Number in  |   Number of  |   Number of  |     Total    |            
            Sampling stratum        |    survey    |    sample    |   complete   |   partial    |   number of  |   Response    
                                    |   universe   |  population  |   responses  |   responses  |   responses  |     rate      
                                    |              |              |              |              |              |               
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                                    |              |              |              |              |              |               
        Grand total.................|      681     |      500     |      362     |      136     |      498     |      99.6     
                                    |              |              |              |              |              |               
          Doctoral stratum 1/.......|      316     |      316     |      231     |       84     |      315     |      99.7     
                                    |              |              |              |              |              |               
          HBCU stratum..............|       65     |       65     |       41     |       24     |       65     |     100.0     
            Doctorate...............|       11     |       11     |        7     |        4     |       11     |     100.0     
            Master's................|       17     |       17     |       11     |        6     |       17     |     100.0     
            Bachelor's and          |              |              |              |              |              |               
                no S&E degree.......|       37     |       37     |       23     |       14     |       37     |     100.0     
                                    |              |              |              |              |              |               
          University                |              |              |              |              |              |               
              system stratum........|       56     |       56     |       44     |       12     |       56     |     100.0     
            Doctorate...............|       22     |       22     |       17     |        5     |       22     |     100.0     
            Master's................|       29     |       29     |       24     |        5     |       29     |     100.0     
            Bachelor's and          |              |              |              |              |              |               
                no S&E degree.......|        5     |        5     |        3     |        2     |        5     |     100.0     
                                    |              |              |              |              |              |               
          Master's or               |              |              |              |              |              |               
              below stratum 2/......|      244     |       63     |       46     |       16     |       62     |      98.4     
            Master's................|      156     |       38     |       27     |       10     |       37     |      97.4     
            Bachelor's and          |              |              |              |              |              |               
                no S&E degree.......|       88     |       25     |       19     |        6     |       25     |     100.0     
                                    |              |              |              |              |              |               
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        1/  Doctoral stratum does not include doctorate-granting institutions that are recorded in either the HBCU or the       
            university system stratum.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
        2/  Master's or below stratum does not include master's-granting institutions or bachelor's and no S&E degree granting  
            institutions that are recorded in either the HBCU or the university system stratum.                                 
                                                                                                                                
        SOURCE:   National Science Foundation/SRS, Survey of Scientific and Engineering Expenditures at Universities and        
                  Colleges, Fiscal Year 1994