TABLE B-2 Age Distribution of New Entrants, 1979-1985

 

 

FIELD OF SCIENCE

Age

Biomedical

Nonbiomedical

Behavioral

Nonbehavioral

<29

0.195

0.154

0.142

0.162

29-30

0.29

0.204

0.197

0.222

31-32

0.211

0.179

0.174

0.182

33-34

0.12

0.153

0.167

0.147

35-36

0.07

0.094

0.084

0.089

37-38

0.043

0.07

0.078

0.064

39-40

0.022

0.043

0.047

0.039

41-42

0.019

0.029

0.025

0.027

43-44

0.008

0.019

0.027

0.017

45-46

0.007

0.013

0.011

0.012

47-48

0.004

0.011

0.012

0.01

49-50

0.005

0.008

0.014

0.007

51-52

0.003

0.006

0.006

0.006

53-54

0.001

0.003

0.003

0.003

55-56

0.002

0.005

0.004

0.004

57-58

0.001

0.005

0.005

0.004

59-60

0

0.002

0.003

0.002

>60

0.001

0.001

0.003

0.001

 

Source: Survey of Doctorate Recipients (1981-1985).



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