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278 Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 2004

TABLE H-31. Demographic characteristics of employed S&E doctorate holders, by sex: 2001
(Percent)
Demographic characteristic Both sexes Female Male
All S&E doctorate holders (number) 574,890 147,110 427,770
Age in 2001 (years)
29 and younger 0.8 1.1 0.7
30–39 22.7 28.7 20.6
40–49 31.3 34.5 30.2
50 and older 45.3 35.8 48.5
Race/ethnicity
White 79.1 79.7 78.9
Asian/Pacific Islander 15.3 12.6 16.2
Black 2.6 3.9 2.2
Hispanic 2.6 3.4 2.4
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3 0.3 0.3
Other race/ethnicity 0.0 0.1 0.0
Marital status
Married 79.1 67.2 83.2
Widowed 0.9 1.5 0.7
Separated 1.0 1.2 0.9
Divorced 7.4 11.8 5.8
Never married 11.6 18.2 9.3
If married, spouse's employment status
Employed
Full time 54.3 84.4 45.9
Part time 17.4 6.4 20.5
Unemployed 28.3 9.2 33.6
If spouse is employed, field in which spouse's job required
technical expertise at bachelor's level or abovea
Engineering, computer sciences, or natural sciences 36.3 50.2 31.1
Social sciences 21.9 21.0 22.2
Other 35.9 30.7 37.9
Children living in household
No 50.1 55.2 48.4
Yes 49.9 44.8 51.6
Citizenship
U.S. citizen
Native 76.7 80.9 75.2
Naturalized 13.4 10.5 14.4
Non-U.S. citizen
Permanent resident 7.0 6.0 7.3
Temporary resident 2.9 2.5 3.1
a
Percents represent the proportion responding "yes" to each category. Respondents could answer "yes" to more than one
category.

NOTES: Data are limited to those who earned a doctorate in an S&E field from a U.S. institution. Figures rounded to
nearest 10. Details may not add to total because of rounding.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, 2001.