R&D Expenditures Survey

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Standard errors of the estimates (SE) and coefficients of variation (CV) at all institutions, by science and engineering field


                                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                           
                  Table A-5.  Standard errors of the estimates (SE) and coefficients of variation (CV) for
                      the Academic Science and Engineering R&D Expenditures Survey at all institutions,
                                          by science and engineering field: FY 1994
       
                                          [SE in thousands of dollars; CV in percent]
                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                           
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                                           |                                       |                                       
                                           |                                       |                                       
                                           |        Separately budgeted R&D        |         Federally financed R&D        
              Science and engineering      |              expenditures             |              expenditures             
                      field                |                                       |                                       
                                            ________________________________________________________________________________  
                                           |                   |                   |                   |                   
                                           |      1.96 SE      |      1.96 CV      |      1.96 SE      |      1.96 CV      
                                           |                   |                   |                   |                   
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                                           |                   |                   |                   |                   
         Total.............................|       98,657      |        0.5        |       54,288      |        0.4       
                                           |                   |                   |                   |                   
           Engineering.....................|       13,913      |        0.4        |       11,200      |        0.6       
           Physical sciences...............|       11,459      |        0.5        |        8,499      |        0.5       
           Environmental sciences..........|       27,232      |        1.9        |       15,357      |        1.6       
           Mathematical sciences...........|        3,735      |        1.3        |        2,922      |        1.4       
           Computer sciences...............|        5,146      |        0.8        |        3,788      |        0.8       
                                           |                   |                   |                   |                   
           Life sciences...................|       55,761      |        0.5        |       23,863      |        0.4       
           Psychology......................|        5,715      |        1.6        |        5,130      |        2.1       
           Social sciences.................|        6,141      |        0.6        |        3,137      |        0.9       
           Other sciences..................|        5,335      |        1.4        |        1,388      |        1.0       
                                           |                   |                   |                   |                   
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         NOTE:     Because of rounding, figures may not add to the totals shown.                                                         
                                                                                                                                        
         SOURCE:   National Science Foundation/SRS, Survey of Scientific and Engineering Expenditures at Universities and
                   Colleges, Fiscal Year 1994