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Table 2: Proportion of Listed Faculty and Departments with a Specialist in a Particular Geographic Field, 1975 to 2005

AHA Staff, January 2007

Table 2: Proportion of Listed Faculty and Departments with a Specialist in a Particular Geographic Field, 1975 to 2005

   

1975

1980

1985

1990

1995

2000

2005

Diff 30

Africa

Faculty

3.3%

3.2%

3.3%

3.4%

3.5%

4.0%

4.1%

23.4%

Departments

44.4%

47.3%

47.5%

45.4%

49.3%

57.2%

60.2%

35.5%

Asia

Faculty

9.0%

7.5%

7.6%

7.8%

8.1%

8.4%

9.0%

-0.5%

Departments

73.5%

69.1%

73.2%

74.5%

76.6%

80.0%

82.0%

11.5%

Europe

Faculty

39.0%

38.2%

36.6%

35.2%

33.9%

32.7%

33.7%

-13.5%

Departments

97.4%

99.1%

98.9%

99.2%

98.9%

98.6%

99.4%

2.0%

Latin America

Faculty

7.6%

6.2%

6.2%

5.8%

6.2%

6.4%

6.4%

-16.1%

Departments

81.2%

75.2%

71.8%

69.1%

73.0%

76.7%

78.1%

-3.8%

United States

Faculty

44.0%

41.3%

40.4%

41.4%

41.6%

41.8%

42.6%

-3.3%

Departments

98.3%

99.1%

98.4%

99.5%

99.2%

99.4%

100.0%

1.7%

Middle East/Islam

Faculty

3.9%

3.4%

3.5%

3.5%

3.6%

3.4%

3.9%

-0.1%

Departments

47.0%

43.3%

44.4%

45.5%

47.4%

48.6%

54.5%

16.0%

World

Faculty

0.7%

0.6%

0.7%

1.0%

1.4%

1.4%

3.6%

427.3%

Departments

9.0%

7.0%

9.7%

12.1%

16.3%

19.1%

43.2%

381.6%

N=

Faculty

              4,367

               6,469

              8,082

            10,718

            12,322

            14,068

            15,487

254.6%

Department

234

330

444

595

645

661

671

186.8%