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Table A-8. Imputation for nonresponse in master's-granting institutions, by field and graduate enrollment or postdoctoral status: 2010–12

  Total in survey Number imputed Imputation rate (%)
Year and field Organizational
units in
universe
Full-time
student
Part-time
student
Post-
doctorate
Full-time
student
Part-time
student
Post-
doctorate
Full-time
student
Full-time
student
Full-time
student
Fall 2012, all surveyed fields 1,385 26,321 29,344 87 299 500 2 1.1 1.7 2.3
    Science and engineering 1,237 21,821 26,391 76 253 483 2 1.2 1.8 2.6
        Science 1,075 19,184 22,976 71 227 413 2 1.2 1.8 2.8
            Agricultural sciences 50 560 448 5 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Biological sciences 184 2,860 2,591 21 27 37 0 0.9 1.4 0.0
            Communication 56 803 1,276 0 5 2 0 0.6 0.2 0.0
            Computer sciences 105 2,369 2,873 3 52 68 2 2.2 2.4 66.7
            Earth, atmospheric, and ocean sciences 49 418 482 9 0 3 0 0.0 0.6 0.0
            Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 10 241 281 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Mathematical sciences 76 798 1,198 2 8 34 0 1.0 2.8 0.0
            Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary studies 31 180 308 1 3 7 0 1.7 2.3 0.0
            Neuroscience 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Physical sciences 64 586 505 22 3 10 0 0.5 2.0 0.0
            Psychology 181 5,495 4,170 6 48 69 0 0.9 1.7 0.0
            Social sciences 268 4,874 8,844 1 81 183 0 1.7 2.1 0.0
        Engineering 162 2,637 3,415 5 26 70 0 1.0 2.0 0.0
            Aerospace engineering 2 46 37 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Agricultural engineering 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Architecture 1 8 15 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Biomedical engineering 3 47 25 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Chemical engineering 6 45 35 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Civil engineering 28 463 649 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Electrical engineering 42 998 959 0 3 6 0 0.3 0.6 0.0
            Engineering science 4 32 22 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Industrial engineering 23 371 523 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Mechanical engineering 22 299 561 2 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Metallurgical/materials engineering 3 38 30 2 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Mining engineering 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Nuclear engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Petroleum engineering 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Engineering, nec 25 283 552 0 23 64 0 8.1 11.6 0.0
    Health 148 4,500 2,953 11 46 17 0 1.0 0.6 0.0
        Clinical medicine 30 550 913 5 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
        Other health 118 3,950 2,040 6 46 17 0 1.2 0.8 0.0

Fall 2011, all surveyed fields
1,366 26,669 29,617 94 299 500 2 1.1 1.7 2.1
    Science and engineering 1,223 22,173 27,009 86 253 483 2 1.1 1.8 2.3
        Science 1,056 19,101 23,506 80 227 413 2 1.2 1.8 2.5
            Agricultural sciences 46 559 492 2 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Biological sciences 182 3,009 2,728 25 27 37 0 0.9 1.4 0.0
            Communication 50 860 1,167 2 5 2 0 0.6 0.2 0.0
            Computer sciences 105 2,454 2,660 3 52 68 2 2.1 2.6 66.7
            Earth, atmospheric, and ocean sciences 50 431 502 7 0 3 0 0.0 0.6 0.0
            Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 13 268 451 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Mathematical sciences 75 716 1,118 2 8 34 0 1.1 3.0 0.0
            Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary studies 32 313 439 0 3 7 0 1.0 1.6 0.0
            Neuroscience 1 2 27 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Physical sciences 70 587 451 31 3 10 0 0.5 2.2 0.0
            Psychology 176 5,052 3,826 7 48 69 0 1.0 1.8 0.0
            Social sciences 256 4,850 9,645 1 81 183 0 1.7 1.9 0.0
        Engineering 167 3,072 3,503 6 26 70 0 0.8 2.0 0.0
            Aerospace engineering 2 51 35 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Agricultural engineering 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Architecture 1 18 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Biomedical engineering 2 84 17 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Chemical engineering 7 45 42 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Civil engineering 30 465 603 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Electrical engineering 41 1,135 1,045 0 3 6 0 0.3 0.6 0.0
            Engineering science 5 29 18 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Industrial engineering 26 514 560 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Mechanical engineering 23 326 569 4 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Metallurgical/materials engineering 3 38 32 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Mining engineering 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Nuclear engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Petroleum engineering 1 7 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Engineering, nec 24 358 571 0 23 64 0 6.4 11.2 0.0
    Health 143 4,496 2,608 8 46 17 0 1.0 0.7 0.0
        Clinical medicine 29 538 738 4 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
        Other health 114 3,958 1,870 4 46 17 0 1.2 0.9 0.0

Fall 2010, all surveyed fields
1,435 27,933 28,934 113 299 500 2 1.1 1.7 1.8
    Science and engineering 1,272 22,723 25,695 107 253 483 2 1.1 1.9 1.9
        Science 1,090 19,365 21,614 101 227 413 2 1.2 1.9 2.0
            Agricultural sciences 46 582 513 6 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Biological sciences 181 2,742 2,664 49 27 37 0 1.0 1.4 0.0
            Communication 46 686 920 0 5 2 0 0.7 0.2 0.0
            Computer sciences 113 2,702 2,984 3 52 68 2 1.9 2.3 66.7
            Earth, atmospheric, and ocean sciences 50 450 449 2 0 3 0 0.0 0.7 0.0
            Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 14 259 441 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Mathematical sciences 78 689 1,117 4 8 34 0 1.2 3.0 0.0
            Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary studies 47 581 621 1 3 7 0 0.5 1.1 0.0
            Neuroscience 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Physical sciences 72 576 526 24 3 10 0 0.5 1.9 0.0
            Psychology 181 5,005 3,168 9 48 69 0 1.0 2.2 0.0
            Social sciences 261 5,093 8,211 2 81 183 0 1.6 2.2 0.0
        Engineering 182 3,358 4,081 6 26 70 0 0.8 1.7 0.0
            Aerospace engineering 2 24 42 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Agricultural engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Architecture 3 120 28 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Biomedical engineering 2 43 15 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Chemical engineering 7 44 51 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Civil engineering 32 472 588 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Electrical engineering 47 1,372 1,355 0 3 6 0 0.2 0.4 0.0
            Engineering science 4 24 27 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Industrial engineering 32 542 727 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Mechanical engineering 25 368 622 3 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Metallurgical/materials engineering 2 32 26 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Mining engineering 2 8 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Nuclear engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Petroleum engineering 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
            Engineering, nec 23 304 596 0 23 64 0 7.6 10.7 0.0
    Health 163 5,210 3,239 6 46 17 0 0.9 0.5 0.0
        Clinical medicine 28 852 779 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
        Other health 135 4,358 2,460 5 46 17 0 1.1 0.7 0.0

nec = not elsewhere classified.
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.