Figure H-7. Age distribution of S&E doctorate holders, by disability status: 2001
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, 2001.
Scientists and engineers with disabilities are older, on average, than those without disabilities.
- Only 7 percent of employed S&E doctorate holders with disabilities were younger than 40 years in 2001, compared with 25 percent of those without disabilities.
- Conversely, 69 percent of those with disabilities and 44 percent of those without were 50 or older.
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- Table H-33. Demographic characteristics of employed S&E doctorate holders, by disability status and sex: 2001 Excel PDF
This figure will be updated as new data become available. This figure was last updated May 2004.