UNITED STATES PERSONNEL AND FUNDING RESOURCES FOR SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND TECHNOLOGY:
SURVEYS OF RECENT SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING GRADUATES, 1976-1980
INDEX OF QUESTIONS AND VARIABLES
VARIABLE VARIABLE NUMBER (V#) AND QUESTION NUMBER (Q#)
VARIABLE 1976 1978 1979 1980
V# Q# V# Q# V# Q# V# Q#
Student ID Number
Fice Code V 1 V 1
Type of Degree V 2 V 3
Field of Science V 3 V 4
Selection Number V 4 V 2
Group of Science V 5 V 5
Check Digit V 6
Date of Birth
Month V 6, 1 V 7, 1
Day V 7, 1 V 8, 1
Year V 8, 1 V 9, 1
Citizenship V 9, 2 V 10, 2
Sex V 10, 3 V 11, 3
Race/Ethnic Identification V 11, 4 V 12, 4
Hispanic ethnic heritage? V 13, 4a
Any children? V 15, 5a
Physically handicapped? V 16, 6
Nature of handicap V 17 - V 20
Q. 6a
Undergraduate and graduate
degrees awarded:
Bachelors Degree
Month V 12, 5 V 22, 8
Year V 13, 5 v 23, 8
Major Field V 14, 5 V 24, 8
Masters Degree
Month V 15, 5 V 25, 8
Year V 16, 5 V 26, 8
Major Field V 17, 5 V 27, 8
Doctorate Degree
Month V 18, 5 V 28, 8
Year V 19, 5 V 29, 8
Major Field V 20, 5 V 30, 8
Other
Month V 31, 8
Year V 32, 8
Major field V 33, 8
Employment status:
Week of June 7, 1967 V 21, 6
Peried indicated V 35, 10
If employed full-time
in non science or en-
gineering position, most
important reason for taking
that position:
June 7, 1976 V
Period indicated V 67, 10a
Seeking full-time employment
if employed part-time during:
Week of June 7, 1976? V 23, 6b
Period indicated V 37, 10b
If unemployed and seeking em-
ployment, job search restricted by:
Period indicated V 38 - V 41
Q. 10c
# weeks umemployed and seeking
work:
Period indicated V 42, 10d
Reason if not employed and
not seeking work:
Period indicated V 43, 10e
Type of organization of V 24, 7 V 44, 11
principal employment
Work activity related to
position:
Primary V 25, 8 V 63, 14
Secondary V 26, 8 V 64, 14
Area of specialty V 27, 9 V 65, 15
Sampling Information:
Measure of size V 28
Certainty/Noncertainty V 29
Order of selection V 30
Student stratum number V 31
Weight V 32 V 120
Final adjusted weight V 119
Card Number V 33 V 46
Percentage of time devoted
to management or admini-
stration to:
Research and develop- V 34, 10 V 47, 13
ment
Other than research and V 35, 10 V 48, 13
development
Basic research V 36, 10 V 50, 13
Applied research V 37, 10 V 51, 13
Development V 38, 10 V 52, 13
Design V 39, 10 V 55, 13
Teaching V 40, 10 V 49, 13
Consulting V 41, 10 V 60, 13
Production V 42, 10
Report and techncial writing V 53, 13
editing, infor. retrieval
Clinical diagnosis V 54, 13
Quality control, testing V 56, 13
evaluation, inspection
Operations V 57, 13
Distribution V 58, 13
Statistical work V 59, 13
Computer applications V 61, 13
Other activities V 43, 10 V 62, 13
Place of employment (state) V 44, 11 V 45, 12
Basic annual salary as-
sociated with principal
professional employment :
Week of June 7, 1976 V 45, 12
Period indicated V 66, 16
If academically employed, V 46, 12a
period of tiem applicable
to salary
Academically employed? V 67, 16a
Salary for... V 68, 16b
Title of position if academically V 47, 12b V 69, 16c
employed
Topic of critical national V 48, 13 V 96, 18
national interest on which
most professional time was spent
Work during week of June 7, 1976 V 49, 14 V 70, 17
supported by U. S. government funds
Agencies supporting work V 50 - V 68 V 71 - V 95
Q. 14a Q. 17a
V 116 - V 118
Percent of professional time V 97, 19
devoted to fuel and energy
Energy resource involving V 98, 20
largest proportion of energy
related work
Energy related activities V 99 - V 111
engaged in Q. 21
Energy related activity on V 112, 22
which spent most of time
Years of professional work V 69, 15
experience
Current enrollment status V 70, 16
Enrollment status as of ... V 21, 7
Source of responses V 71
Comments V 113, 23
Type of questionnaire V 114, 23
1/3 sample V 115, 23