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Effects

Ratios of Means (Lower, Upper 95% Confidence Limits)

Differences across disciplines

 

Biology – Chemistry

1.36 (1.10, 1.62)

Biology – Mathematics

1.21 (1.05, 1.37)

Biology – Electrical engineering

2.44 (1.61, 3.27)

Biology – Physics

2.30 (1.91, 2.69)

Biology – Civil engineering

1.80 (1.29, 2.32)

Chemistry – Mathematics

0.89 (0.69, 1.08)

Chemistry – Electrical engineering

1.79 (1.18, 2.39)

Chemistry – Physics

1.69 (1.39, 1.98)

Chemistry – Civil engineering

1.32 (0.92, 1.73)

Mathematics – Electrical engineering

2.02 (1.35, 2.68)

Mathematics – Physics

1.90 (1.57, 2.24)

Mathematics – Civil engineering

1.49 (1.06, 1.93)

Electrical Engineering – Physics

0.94 (0.64, 1.25)

Electrical – Civil engineering

0.74 (0.47, 1.01)

Physics – Civil engineering

0.78 (0.58, 0.99)

Type of position

 

Tenured – tenure-track

1.00 (0.88, 1.12)

Type of institution

 

Private – public

1.03 (0.87, 1.19)

Prestige of institution

 

Top 10 – second

10 1.12 (0.75, 1.48)

Top 10 – remaining

1.08 (0.94, 1.22)

Second 10 – remaining

0.97 (0.69, 1.25)

Gender of search committee chair

 

Female – male chair

1.17 (1.01, 1.32)

aThe sample size used to fit this model was 667.

bThe same effects were fit as in the table in Appendix 3-2.

cSee note b in the table in Appendix 3-2.

SOURCE: Departmental survey conducted by the Committee on Gender Differences in Careers of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Faculty.



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