TABLE 6-1Nursing Doctorates from U.S. Institutions, 1991–2003

1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Number of doctorates 261 325 338 373 336 354 354 420 399 353 414 363 437 411
Number of males 10 12 12 15 20 14 12 13 17 14 15 24 23 34
Number of females 251 313 326 358 316 340 342 406 380 337 399 335 414 377
Minorities 910 13 231521 19 2422 29 2131 3038
Citizenship
U.S. citizen 244 300 313 344 301 307 307 356 336 296 344 290 350 336
Permanent resident 2 3 6 5 5 5 9 11 11 8 9 10 7 7
Temporary resident 12 17 9 17 27 36 33 40 33 36 45 48 49 49
Unknown status 3 5 10 7 3 6 5 13 19 13 16 13 2 19
Postdoctoral plans
Postdoctoral fellow 18 15 24 20 27 21 15 23 25 18 30 35 45 34
Postdoctoral research 9 5 4 5 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 12 12 14
Postdoctoral trainee 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 3
Other study 2 3 5 4 2 3 9 1 3 9 8 6 4 6
Employment 209 284 280 323 287 300 298 342 303 285 330 274 314 312
Other plans 5 4 5 5 2 8 9 9 16 7 16 8 14 14
Unknown plans 18 14 19 16 15 17 18 39 45 24 19 26 46 28

SOURCE: National Science Foundation Survey of Earned Doctorates, 2003.

From: 6, Nursing Research

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Advancing the Nation's Health Needs: NIH Research Training Programs.
National Research Council (US) Committee for Monitoring the Nation's Changing Needs for Biomedical, Behavioral, and Clinical Personnel.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2005.
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