TABLE 2-1 Reasons for Excluding Minority Training Programs from the Study

Exclusionary Rationale Number of Programs
Program was less than 5 years old in 2001 11
Program was for capacity building at minority-serving institutions (MSIs) 8
Program was less than 5 years old in 2001 and was for capacity-building at MSIs 4
Program funded conferences and workshops 2
Program focused on senior faculty outside the scope of study 1
Program was originally included but random sampling for trainee interviews produced no respondents from this program 1
Program information provided by the IC was incomplete 3
Program was outside of study scope because its goal is not to increase number of minority Ph.D.s in biomedical research and program information provided by the IC was incomplete 2
Total Excluded Programs 32

From: 2, Methods

Cover of Assessment of NIH Minority Research and Training Programs
Assessment of NIH Minority Research and Training Programs: Phase 3.
National Research Council (US) Committee for the Assessment of NIH Minority Research Training Programs.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2005.
Copyright © 2005, National Academy of Sciences.

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