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Table A-11. Imputation for postdoctoral appointees in science, engineering, and health fields, by citizenship, ethnicity, race, and sex: 2012

Citizenship, ethnicity, and race Total Male Female
Imputation rate (%)

    All postdoctoral appointees
4.1 7.3 6.1
        U.S. citizens and permanent residents
            Hispanic or Latino
6.0 6.9 5.1
            Not Hispanic or Latino
                American Indian or Alaska Native
4.7 2.9 5.9
                Asian 7.5 7.3 7.7
                Black or African American 6.6 8.4 5.3
                Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 7.1 7.3 6.8
                White 6.4 7.0 5.6
                More than one race 9.1 9.8 8.3
            Unknown ethnicity and race 29.1 36.8 28.3

        Temporary visa holders
6.8 7.0 7.5

Number imputeda

    All postdoctoral appointees
2,600 2,783 1,494
        U.S. citizens and permanent residents
            Hispanic or Latino
81 46 35
            Not Hispanic or Latino
                American Indian or Alaska Native
4 1 3
                Asian 403 217 186
                Black or African American 73 39 34
                Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 7 4 3
                White 1,099 663 436
                More than one race 17 10 7
            Unknown ethnicity and race 1,276 985 486

        Temporary visa holders
2,239 1,527 850

a This table reports sum of counts imputed in each of these cells/variables. Because some units report totals without complete details, sum of imputed details will often be higher than related total.
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, NSF-NIH Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering.
Data from survey cycle Fall 2012, as of December 2013.