Table E.3 Demographic Characteristics of US Life-Science PhDs in Nonbiomedical Life Sciences, 1963–1996

 

1963

1964

1965

1966

1967

1968

1969

1970

1971

1972

1973

1974

1975

1976

1977

1978

1979

Total PhDs

776

846

964

971

1010

1194

1266

1367

1531

1453

1475

1398

1439

1317

1299

1360

1388

%

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

Men

Total

751

802

929

928

951

1139

1192

1291

1437

1364

1342

1289

1325

1187

1163

1212

1221

%

96.8

94.8

96.4

95.6

94.2

95.4

94.2

94.4

93.9

93.9

91.0

92.2

92.1

90.1

89.5

89.1

88.0

US citizen/perm. residents

607

608

682

682

715

854

919

1029

1151

1067

1042

920

985

896

853

910

899

%

78.2

71.9

70.7

70.2

70.8

71.5

72.6

75.3

75.2

73.4

70.6

65.8

68.5

68.0

65.7

66.9

64.8

Women

Total

25

44

35

43

59

55

74

76

94

89

133

109

114

130

136

148

167

%

3.2

5.2

3.6

4.4

5.8

4.6

5.8

5.6

6.1

6.1

9.0

7.8

7.9

9.9

10.5

10.9

12.0

US citizen/prm. residents

18

29

24

30

37

47

57

62

71

71

111

76

104

108

107

109

134

%

2.3

3.4

2.5

3.1

3.7

3.9

4.5

4.5

4.6

4.9

7.5

5.4

7.2

8.2

8.2

8.0

9.7

Whites (all PhDs)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

915

1008

1094

1004

966

993

997

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

62.0

72.1

76.0

76.2

74.4

73.0

71.8

Whites (US & perms)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

822

880

987

914

866

894

912

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

55.7

62.9

68.6

69.4

66.7

65.7

65.7

Minorities (US & perms)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

15

21

24

33

33

26

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

1.1

1.5

1.8

2.5

2.4

1.9

Total US & perms

625

637

706

712

752

901

976

1091

1222

1138

1153

996

1089

1004

960

1019

1033

%

80.5

75.3

73.2

73.3

74.5

75.5

77.1

79.8

79.8

78.3

78.2

71.2

75.7

76.2

73.9

74.9

74.4



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