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Suggested Citation:"Appendix D: Comparisons of Survey Respondents and Nonrespondents." Institute of Medicine. 1985. Minority Access to Research Careers: An Evaluation of the Honors Undergraduate Research Training Program. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/18471.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix D: Comparisons of Survey Respondents and Nonrespondents." Institute of Medicine. 1985. Minority Access to Research Careers: An Evaluation of the Honors Undergraduate Research Training Program. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/18471.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix D: Comparisons of Survey Respondents and Nonrespondents." Institute of Medicine. 1985. Minority Access to Research Careers: An Evaluation of the Honors Undergraduate Research Training Program. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/18471.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix D: Comparisons of Survey Respondents and Nonrespondents." Institute of Medicine. 1985. Minority Access to Research Careers: An Evaluation of the Honors Undergraduate Research Training Program. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/18471.
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87 APPENDIX D Comparison of Survey Respondents and Nonrespondents

88 TABLE D.I Response Rates by Academic Year of Program Entry Response Academic Year No Yes Total l977-78 N X 50 63 55.8% ll3 l00.0 44.2% l978-79 N % 32 37.2% 54 62.8% 87 l00.0 l979-80 N % 53 36.3% 93 63.7% l46 l00.0 l980-8l N X 57 36.l% l0l 63.9% l58 l00.0 l98l-82 N % 55 28.l% l41 7l.9% l96 l00.0 l982-83 N % 37 34.6% 70 65.4% l07 l00.0 l983-84 N % 3 20.0% l2 80.0% l5 l00.0 TOTAL N X 287 35.0% 534 65.0% 82l l00.0 SOURCES: MARC Honors Survey and MARC Grant Renewal Applications.

89 TABLE D.2 Mean Grade Point Average of Respondents and Nonrespondents Response GPA No Yes Mean 3.18 3.33 Standard Deviation .52 .42 Number l38 309 SOURCE: MARC Grant Renewal Applications. TABLE D.3 Average Number of Months in Program for Respondents and Nonrespondents Response Months in Program No Yes Mean l5.0 16.5 Standard Deviation 7.7 6.7 Number l98 393 SOURCE: MARC Grant Renewal Applications.

90 TABLE D.4 Grade Point Averages: by Survey Respondents' Reports Program Directors' Reports GPA Reported by: Survey Respondents Program Directors A A/B B B/C C Total A 37 4 41 A/B 33 l06 5 l44 B 2 30 59 l 1 93 B/C 1 8 3 12 C or Lower 2 1 1 4 Total 72 l4l 74 5 2 294 aThe data were originally reported to two decimal places on a four point scale. They were receded to match the response categories presented to the survey population. SOURCES: MARC Honors Survey and MARC Grant Renewal Applications.

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