Figure H-6. Employment status of spouses of employed S&E doctorate holders,
by sex: 2001
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, 2001.
Married female S&E doctorate holders are more likely than their male counterparts to face the challenges of a dual-career household.
- Female S&E doctorate holders are almost twice as likely as males to have spouses employed full time: 82 percent of the married females and 42 percent of the married males had spouses employed full time in 2001.
- Only 13 percent of the married females but 38 percent of the married males had spouses who were not employed.
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- Table H-31. Demographic characteristics of employed S&E doctorate holders, by sex: 2001 Excel PDF
This figure will be updated as new data become available. This figure was last updated May 2004.