Table 3-28
Temporary residents living in United States who received U.S. doctorates in 1996, by degree field: 1997–2001
[Percent]
 
Degree field 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
All S&E fields 59 57 56 56 56
Agricultural sciences 40 38 37 38 38
Computer sciences 66 65 64 64 63
Computer/electrical engineering 73 72 70 70 70
Economics 27 27 27 27 26
Life sciences 65 63 61 63 63
Mathematics 59 59 57 57 57
Other engineering 62 59 59 58 58
Other social sciences 37 35 36 35 34
Physical sciences 66 65 63 63 64
 
SOURCE: M. Finn, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, 2003.
 
Science & Engineering Indicators — 2004
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