ERIC Number: ED242259
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Minorities & Women in the Health Fields, 1982 Edition.
Winslow, John E.
Historical and current U.S. data are presented on women and minorities both working in health fields and preparing for these fields as students. The 96 statistical tables with accompanying text concern trends in the education and employment of minorities (Part I) and men and women (Part II) for the following health occupations: physicians, dentists, optometrists, pharmacists, podiatrists, veterinarians, nurses, public health personnel, and selected allied health personnel. Tables include the following: enrollments in the various health education programs, graduation rates, comparison of minority women first-year enrollment and total enrollments by discipline, graduates by individual school and racial/ethnic category, salaried faculty for each discipline by racial/ethnic category and sex, applications to health professions schools by sex, enrollment and graduation rates by sex, and number of active federal and civilian practitioners in each discipline by sex. (SW).
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Comparative Analysis, Dentists, Employment Patterns, Employment Statistics, Enrollment Trends, Females, Health Personnel, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Nurses, Occupational Surveys, Optometrists, Pharmacists, Physicians, Professional Education, Racial Distribution, Sex Differences, Veterinarians
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Health Resources Administration (DHHS/PHS), Hyattsville, MD. Div. of Health Professions Analysis.
Note: Updates 1978 DHEW publication (ED 179 775). For related documents, see HE 017 123 and HE 017 126-133.