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Race, Ethnicity, and NIH Research Awards

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Science  19 Aug 2011:
Vol. 333, Issue 6045, pp. 1015-1019
DOI: 10.1126/science.1196783
  • Fig. 1

    Probability of NIH R01 award by race and ethnicity, FY 2000 to FY 2006 (N = 83,188). Based on data from NIH IMPAC II, DRF, and AAMC Faculty Roster. ‡, P < .001; **, P < .01; *, P < .05.

  • Fig. 2

    Effects of race and ethnicity on the probability of R01 award for applications and applicants. (A) Within-race comparisons of applications and applicants with or without previous NIH F or T training program participation using the U.S. citizen and permanent resident sample. (B) The effect of race/ethnicity on R01 award probability for applications and applicants with previous NIH F or T training program participation compared with white participants. ‡, P < .001; **, P < .01; *, P < .05.

  • Fig. 3

    Effects of affiliation and previous research on R01 award probability. 1 to 30 and 31 to 100 NIH-funded institutions were derived by ranking institutions by NIH funding received FY 2000 to FY 2006. ‡, P < .001; **, P < .01; *, P < .05.

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  • Race, Ethnicity, and NIH Research Awards

    Donna K. Ginther, Walter T. Schaffer, Joshua Schnell, Beth Masimore, Faye Liu, Laurel L. Haak, Raynard Kington

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