. "Appendix D: Additional Data and Analysis." A Survey of Attitudes and Actions on Dual Use Research in the Life Sciences: A Collaborative Effort of the National Research Council and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2009.
32. Which one of the following best describes your current occupational status? Are you…
33. Which one of the following best describes your principal employer during the week of June 1, 2007?
34. Which scientific discipline of the following do you consider to be your primary area of work or study? (If currently unemployed or retired, please select the discipline that most closely matches your last occupation.)
a Unless otherwise noted, these numbers are the number of responses to each question out of the possible 1,954 respondents who answered at least part of the survey.
bThis number is the number of respondents who answered this question out of the 1,407 respondents who answered “yes” to question #3.
cThis number is the number of respondents who answered this question out of the 1,407 respondents who answered “yes” to question #3.
TABLE D-2 Percentage Likelihood of Dual Use Research Facilitating a Bioterror Attack, by Type of Research in Which Respondents Are Engaged
Type of Research
Percentage Likelihood of Dual Use Facilitating a Bioterror Attack
aThese two questions (works with dual use and percent likelihood and works with seven types of experiments and percent likelihood) could only be answered by the 1,407 people who were currently engaged in research. The 178 other respondents did not answer one or both of these questions.
bThe questions about working with select agents and percent likelihood were asked of all 1,954 respondents. The other 367 respondents failed to answer one or both of these questions.
SOURCE: NRC/AAAS Survey; data tabulations by staff.