Table 8-48
Academic science and engineering article output per 1,000 S&E doctorate holders in academia, by state: 1997, 2003, and 2008
 
  Academic S&E article output   S&E doctorate holders in academiaa   Academic articles/1,000 academic doctorate holders
State 1997 2003 2008   1997 2003 2008   1997 2003 2008
 
EPSCoR states 16,096 17,479 19,506   41,750 42,890 43,300   386 408 450
Non-EPSCoR states 120,251 129,972 146,975   201,710 232,390 244,100   596 559 602
Average EPSCoR state value na na na   na na na   372 394 445
Average non-EPSCoR state value na na na   na na na   585 546 583
 
United States 137,430 148,511 167,587   245,670 277,970 289,500   559 534 579
Alabama 1,838 1,851 1,974   4,640 3,240 3,500   396 571 564
Alaska 160 195 285   450 600 700   356 325 407
Arizona 2,133 2,152 2,455   3,050 3,660 4,200   699 588 585
Arkansas 575 664 716   1,520 1,850 1,500   379 359 477
California 16,862 18,744 21,001   26,050 29,830 30,500   647 628 689
Colorado 2,408 2,615 2,855   4,550 5,320 5,200   529 492 549
Connecticut 2,692 2,748 3,070   4,000 4,490 5,100   673 612 602
Delaware 476 580 650   750 800 800   635 725 812
District of Columbia 1,083 1,061 1,106   2,210 2,690 2,100   490 394 527
Florida 3,976 4,551 5,678   6,850 8,710 9,700   580 523 585
Georgia 3,076 3,640 4,299   5,780 7,240 8,100   532 503 531
Hawaii 531 572 697   1,380 1,910 1,900   385 299 367
Idaho 287 305 360   780 1,190 1,400   368 257 257
Illinois 6,469 6,959 7,662   10,620 10,930 11,500   609 637 666
Indiana 2,862 3,022 3,645   4,680 5,810 5,900   612 520 618
Iowa 2,130 2,220 2,232   3,100 3,390 3,900   687 655 572
Kansas 1,134 1,235 1,292   2,260 2,380 2,700   502 519 478
Kentucky 1,320 1,434 1,604   3,040 3,320 3,400   434 432 472
Louisiana 1,810 1,759 1,753   3,580 3,570 3,100   506 493 565
Maine 238 267 285   1,340 1,150 1,200   178 233 238
Maryland 4,259 4,946 5,453   6,400 7,060 8,200   666 700 665
Massachusetts 8,762 9,445 10,834   11,810 14,630 13,800   742 646 785
Michigan 4,620 5,071 5,804   7,850 9,050 9,000   589 560 645
Minnesota 2,300 2,287 2,634   4,490 5,600 5,400   512 408 488
Mississippi 583 710 840   1,940 2,060 1,900   301 345 442
Missouri 3,032 3,122 3,443   5,770 5,770 5,800   526 541 594
Montana 256 363 396   1,020 1,090 1,200   251 333 330
Nebraska 983 991 1,115   2,360 1,880 1,800   417 527 619
Nevada 352 458 571   980 1,260 1,500   359 364 381
New Hampshire 579 627 683   1,130 1,360 1,600   512 461 427
New Jersey 2,952 3,150 3,326   5,290 6,160 6,300   558 511 528
New Mexico 782 792 835   2,450 2,960 2,300   319 268 363
New York 11,781 12,179 13,378   20,900 22,360 23,100   564 545 579
North Carolina 4,762 5,321 6,170   7,740 9,650 10,600   615 551 582
North Dakota 262 315 411   900 740 900   292 426 457
Ohio 4,900 5,088 5,635   9,750 10,620 9,900   503 479 569
Oklahoma 853 933 1,081   2,680 2,900 3,000   318 322 360
Oregon 1,550 1,648 1,972   2,690 3,690 3,300   576 447 598
Pennsylvania 7,756 8,260 9,419   12,150 15,650 15,200   638 528 620
Rhode Island 828 871 1,020   1,730 2,180 1,800   479 399 567
South Carolina 1,155 1,428 1,587   3,230 3,000 3,800   358 476 418
South Dakota 136 165 202   700 670 700   194 246 289
Tennessee 2,123 2,310 2,826   4,720 5,210 5,500   450 443 514
Texas 8,415 9,423 10,755   13,760 15,240 18,400   612 618 585
Utah 1,492 1,538 1,786   3,080 2,770 3,400   485 555 525
Vermont 369 383 475   1,140 1,100 900   324 349 528
Virginia 2,822 2,991 3,593   5,830 7,630 8,800   484 392 408
Washington 3,091 3,412 3,605   5,410 6,740 7,300   571 506 494
West Virginia 400 375 417   1,190 1,190 1,200   336 315 348
Wisconsin 3,025 3,129 3,445   5,390 5,180 6,000   561 604 574
Wyoming 189 204 255   560 490 500   337 417 510
                       
Puerto Rico 167 212 265   640 1,360 1,300   261 156 204
 

na = not applicable

EPSCoR = Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research

aCoefficients of variation for estimates of S&E doctorate holders in academia presented in appendix table 8-14.

NOTE: For explanation of EPSCoR and non-EPSCoR averages, see chapter introduction.

SOURCES: The Patent Board™, special tabulations (2011) from Thomson Reuters, Science Citation Index and Social Sciences Citation Index, http://thomsonreuters.com/products_services/science/; National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients.

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