TABLE 2-1Ph.D.’s Awarded to White, Non-Hispanic U.S. Citizens or Permanent Resident Males, in Selected Broad Fields, 1993 and 2006

Broad Field19932006
Engineering1,6081,269
Physical sciences, math and computer sciences, and geosciences2,5122,072
Life sciences1,2901,416
Social sciences and psychology2,5012,048
Humanities1,1931,183
Total9,6198,392

Source: NSF Special Tabulation

From: 2, Context and Motivation

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A Data-Based Assessment of Research-Doctorate Programs in the United States.
National Research Council (US) Committee on an Assessment of Research Doctorate Programs; Ostriker JP, Kuh CV, Voytuk JA, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011.
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