Sigma Xi Postdoc Survey

Results by Gender, All Institutions

Survey results by gender for all institutions aggregated together. Excludes respondents who indicated that they were not in fact a postdoc (question RE25 in "Your Postdoc")

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Page 9: Your Life

"Your Life" contains information about the postdoc's housing, family, and finances.

YL01. What is your current marital status? [Fewer details]
  Men Women
1 = Married 62.6% (2351 / 3758) 55.4% (1562 / 2817)
2 = Partnered 7.5% (283 / 3758) 9.5% (267 / 2817)
3 = Widowed ≤1.0% (≤38 / 3758) ≤1.0% (≤29 / 2817)
4 = Separated/Divorced 2.7% (103 / 3758) 4.2% (118 / 2817)
5 = Single, never married 25.5% (959 / 3758) 29.0% (817 / 2817)
6 = Prefer not to answer 1.6% (62 / 3758) 1.7% (48 / 2817)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 13.7 % (597 / 4355) 11.5 % (365 / 3182)
     Logical skip 0.0% (0 / 4355) 0.0% (0 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 0.0% (0 / 4355) 0.0% (0 / 3182)
     Quit 13.5% (590 / 4355) 11.3% (358 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.2% (7 / 4355) 0.2% (7 / 3182)
 
YL02a. Is your spouse/partner employed? [Fewer details]
Note: Asked of married/partnered postdocs
Condition: YL01=1 or YL01=2 [?]
  Men Women
1 = Yes 57.6% (1381 / 2399) 87.1% (1409 / 1617)
2 = No 40.8% (978 / 2399) 11.1% (180 / 1617)
3 = Prefer not to answer 1.7% (40 / 2399) 1.7% (28 / 1617)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 39.5 % (1722 / 4355) 42.6 % (1357 / 3182)
     Logical skip 25.9% (1130 / 4355) 31.3% (995 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 0.0% (0 / 4355) 0.0% (0 / 3182)
     Quit 13.6% (591 / 4355) 11.3% (358 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.0% (1 / 4355) 0.1% (4 / 3182)
 
YL03. Do you have any children? [Fewer details]
  Men Women
1 = Yes 37.3% (1401 / 3756) 28.6% (804 / 2816)
2 = No 61.0% (2293 / 3756) 69.9% (1969 / 2816)
3 = Prefer not to answer 1.7% (62 / 3756) 1.5% (43 / 2816)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 13.8 % (599 / 4355) 11.5 % (366 / 3182)
     Logical skip 0.0% (0 / 4355) 0.0% (0 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 0.0% (0 / 4355) 0.0% (0 / 3182)
     Quit 13.6% (591 / 4355) 11.3% (358 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.2% (8 / 4355) 0.3% (8 / 3182)
 
YL02b. Is your spouse/partner employed at {survey.getInstitution().getNameAbbrev()}? [Fewer details]
Note: Asked of married/partnered postdocs (The text {survey.getInstitution().getNameAbbrev()} is replaced by the name of the participating institution when the survey is administered)
Condition: YL02a=1 [?]
  Men Women
1 = Yes 30.6% (421 / 1378) 27.2% (380 / 1398)
2 = No 68.3% (941 / 1378) 71.7% (1003 / 1398)
3 = Prefer not to answer 1.2% (16 / 1378) 1.1% (15 / 1398)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 68.4 % (2977 / 4355) 56.1 % (1784 / 3182)
     Logical skip 54.5% (2373 / 4355) 44.4% (1412 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 0.0% (0 / 4355) 0.0% (0 / 3182)
     Quit 13.8% (602 / 4355) 11.4% (363 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.0% (2 / 4355) 0.3% (9 / 3182)
 
YL04. How many children do you have in the following age ranges? [Fewer details]
Note: Asked of postdocs with children
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 2 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Medium 2 module) [?]
Condition: YL03=1 [?]
 
How many children do you have in the following age ranges?
YL04A. 0-4 [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 2 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Medium 2 module) [?]
Condition: YL03=1 [?]
  Men Women
Mean 1.2   1.2  
Standard deviation 0.7   0.5  
Minimum 0   0  
25th percentile 1.0   1.0  
50th percentile 1.0   1.0  
75th percentile 1.0   1.0  
Maximum 11   3  
 
Numerical response 99.4% (482 / 485) 100.0% (244 / 244)
Don't know 0.4% (2 / 485) 0.0% (0 / 244)
Refuse to answer 0.2% (1 / 485) 0.0% (0 / 244)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 88.6 % (3858 / 4355) 92.1 % (2931 / 3182)
     Logical skip 22.3% (971 / 4355) 25.4% (808 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 50.3% (2192 / 4355) 53.4% (1698 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (605 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 2.1% (90 / 4355) 1.8% (56 / 3182)
 
How many children do you have in the following age ranges?
YL04B. 5-9 [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 2 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Medium 2 module) [?]
Condition: YL03=1 [?]
  Men Women
Mean 0.6   0.5  
Standard deviation 0.6   0.6  
Minimum 0   0  
25th percentile 0.0   0.0  
50th percentile 1.0   0.0  
75th percentile 1.0   1.0  
Maximum 3   2  
 
Numerical response 98.7% (306 / 310) 100.0% (150 / 150)
Don't know 1.0% (3 / 310) 0.0% (0 / 150)
Refuse to answer 0.3% (1 / 310) 0.0% (0 / 150)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 92.6 % (4033 / 4355) 95.1 % (3025 / 3182)
     Logical skip 22.3% (971 / 4355) 25.4% (808 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 50.3% (2192 / 4355) 53.4% (1698 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (605 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 6.1% (265 / 4355) 4.7% (150 / 3182)
 
How many children do you have in the following age ranges?
YL04C. 10-14 [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 2 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Medium 2 module) [?]
Condition: YL03=1 [?]
  Men Women
Mean 0.4   0.3  
Standard deviation 1.0   0.5  
Minimum 0   0  
25th percentile 0.0   0.0  
50th percentile 0.0   0.0  
75th percentile 1.0   0.0  
Maximum 14   2  
 
Numerical response 98.4% (251 / 255) 100.0% (115 / 115)
Don't know 1.2% (3 / 255) 0.0% (0 / 115)
Refuse to answer 0.4% (1 / 255) 0.0% (0 / 115)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 93.9 % (4088 / 4355) 96.2 % (3060 / 3182)
     Logical skip 22.3% (971 / 4355) 25.4% (808 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 50.3% (2192 / 4355) 53.4% (1698 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (605 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 7.3% (320 / 4355) 5.8% (185 / 3182)
 
How many children do you have in the following age ranges?
YL04D. 15-19 [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 2 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Medium 2 module) [?]
Condition: YL03=1 [?]
  Men Women
Mean 0.1   0.2  
Standard deviation 0.4   0.4  
Minimum 0   0  
25th percentile 0.0   0.0  
50th percentile 0.0   0.0  
75th percentile 0.0   0.0  
Maximum 3   2  
 
Numerical response 98.6% (212 / 215) 100.0% (108 / 108)
Don't know 0.9% (2 / 215) 0.0% (0 / 108)
Refuse to answer 0.5% (1 / 215) 0.0% (0 / 108)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 94.8 % (4128 / 4355) 96.4 % (3067 / 3182)
     Logical skip 22.3% (971 / 4355) 25.4% (808 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 50.3% (2192 / 4355) 53.4% (1698 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (605 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 8.3% (360 / 4355) 6.0% (192 / 3182)
 
How many children do you have in the following age ranges?
YL04E. 20 and older [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 2 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Medium 2 module) [?]
Condition: YL03=1 [?]
  Men Women
Mean 0.1   0.3  
Standard deviation 0.3   1.0  
Minimum 0   0  
25th percentile 0.0   0.0  
50th percentile 0.0   0.0  
75th percentile 0.0   0.0  
Maximum 2   8  
 
Numerical response 98.1% (202 / 206) 100.0% (104 / 104)
Don't know 1.5% (3 / 206) 0.0% (0 / 104)
Refuse to answer 0.5% (1 / 206) 0.0% (0 / 104)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 95.0 % (4137 / 4355) 96.5 % (3071 / 3182)
     Logical skip 22.3% (971 / 4355) 25.4% (808 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 50.3% (2192 / 4355) 53.4% (1698 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (605 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 8.5% (369 / 4355) 6.2% (196 / 3182)
 
YL05. How many of your children live with you? [Fewer details]
Note: Asked of postdocs with children
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 2 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Medium 2 module) [?]
Condition: YL03=1 [?]
  Men Women
Mean 1.4   1.4  
Standard deviation 0.7   0.7  
Minimum 0   0  
25th percentile 1.0   1.0  
50th percentile 1.0   1.0  
75th percentile 2.0   2.0  
Maximum 5   4  
 
Numerical response 98.3% (571 / 581) 99.3% (301 / 303)
Don't know 0.5% (3 / 581) 0.0% (0 / 303)
Refuse to answer 1.2% (7 / 581) 0.7% (2 / 303)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 86.7 % (3774 / 4355) 90.5 % (2879 / 3182)
     Logical skip 22.3% (971 / 4355) 25.4% (808 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 50.4% (2195 / 4355) 53.5% (1701 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (605 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.1% (3 / 4355) 0.0% (1 / 3182)
 
YL06. Thinking about the past 12 months, please estimate your average monthly childcare expenses? [Fewer details]
Note: Asked of postdocs with children
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 2 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Medium 2 module) [?]
Condition: YL03=1 [?]

Include day care, before and after school care, or any other care that allows you to work.


  Men Women
Mean 1584.4   2970.6  
Standard deviation 3225.2   5458.9  
Minimum 0   0  
25th percentile 287.5   600.0  
50th percentile 700.0   1000.0  
75th percentile 1200.0   1800.0  
Maximum 25000   40000  
 
Numerical response 79.9% (454 / 568) 92.3% (274 / 297)
Don't know 17.1% (97 / 568) 6.7% (20 / 297)
Refuse to answer 3.0% (17 / 568) 1.0% (3 / 297)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 87.0 % (3787 / 4355) 90.7 % (2885 / 3182)
     Logical skip 22.3% (971 / 4355) 25.4% (808 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 50.4% (2195 / 4355) 53.5% (1701 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (605 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.4% (16 / 4355) 0.2% (7 / 3182)
 
YL07. What percentage of the day-to-day non-childcare household responsibilities (laundry, cooking, cleaning) is assumed by: [Fewer details]
Note: Asked of postdocs who are married/partnered and have children
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 8 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Low - Life module) [?]
Condition: (YL01=1 or YL01=2) and (YL03=1) [?]
 
What percentage of the day-to-day non-childcare household responsibilities (laundry, cooking, cleaning) is assumed by:
YL07A. % Yourself [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 8 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Low - Life module) [?]
Condition: (YL01=1 or YL01=2) and (YL03=1) [?]
  Men Women
Mean 29.3   58.1  
Standard deviation 17.1   20.1  
Minimum 0   10  
25th percentile 15.0   50.0  
50th percentile 30.0   60.0  
75th percentile 42.5   75.0  
Maximum 80   100  
 
Numerical response 85.6% (101 / 118) 96.8% (60 / 62)
Don't know 10.2% (12 / 118) 3.2% (2 / 62)
Refuse to answer 4.2% (5 / 118) 0.0% (0 / 62)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 97.3 % (4237 / 4355) 98.1 % (3120 / 3182)
     Logical skip 5.0% (219 / 4355) 6.2% (198 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 78.2% (3406 / 4355) 80.2% (2551 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (605 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.2% (7 / 4355) 0.1% (2 / 3182)
 
What percentage of the day-to-day non-childcare household responsibilities (laundry, cooking, cleaning) is assumed by:
YL07B. % Your partner [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 8 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Low - Life module) [?]
Condition: (YL01=1 or YL01=2) and (YL03=1) [?]
  Men Women
Mean 70.2   33.7  
Standard deviation 18.3   16.0  
Minimum 20   5  
25th percentile 57.5   20.0  
50th percentile 70.0   40.0  
75th percentile 85.0   50.0  
Maximum 100   70  
 
Numerical response 86.3% (101 / 117) 98.3% (57 / 58)
Don't know 8.5% (10 / 117) 1.7% (1 / 58)
Refuse to answer 5.1% (6 / 117) 0.0% (0 / 58)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 97.3 % (4238 / 4355) 98.2 % (3124 / 3182)
     Logical skip 5.0% (219 / 4355) 6.2% (198 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 78.2% (3406 / 4355) 80.2% (2551 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (605 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.2% (8 / 4355) 0.2% (6 / 3182)
 
What percentage of the day-to-day non-childcare household responsibilities (laundry, cooking, cleaning) is assumed by:
YL07C. % Paid provider [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 8 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Low - Life module) [?]
Condition: (YL01=1 or YL01=2) and (YL03=1) [?]
  Men Women
Mean 1.3   5.5  
Standard deviation 5.4   11.7  
Minimum 0   0  
25th percentile 0.0   0.0  
50th percentile 0.0   0.0  
75th percentile 0.0   3.0  
Maximum 40   40  
 
Numerical response 77.8% (63 / 81) 94.6% (35 / 37)
Don't know 14.8% (12 / 81) 5.4% (2 / 37)
Refuse to answer 7.4% (6 / 81) 0.0% (0 / 37)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 98.1 % (4274 / 4355) 98.8 % (3145 / 3182)
     Logical skip 5.0% (219 / 4355) 6.2% (198 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 78.2% (3406 / 4355) 80.2% (2551 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (605 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 1.0% (44 / 4355) 0.8% (27 / 3182)
 
What percentage of the day-to-day non-childcare household responsibilities (laundry, cooking, cleaning) is assumed by:
YL07D. % Other [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 8 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Low - Life module) [?]
Condition: (YL01=1 or YL01=2) and (YL03=1) [?]
  Men Women
Mean 0.2   6.5  
Standard deviation 1.3   19.6  
Minimum 0   0  
25th percentile 0.0   0.0  
50th percentile 0.0   0.0  
75th percentile 0.0   0.0  
Maximum 10   80  
 
Numerical response 78.1% (57 / 73) 96.3% (26 / 27)
Don't know 13.7% (10 / 73) 3.7% (1 / 27)
Refuse to answer 8.2% (6 / 73) 0.0% (0 / 27)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 98.3 % (4282 / 4355) 99.2 % (3155 / 3182)
     Logical skip 5.0% (219 / 4355) 6.2% (198 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 78.2% (3406 / 4355) 80.2% (2551 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (605 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 1.2% (52 / 4355) 1.2% (37 / 3182)
 
YL08. About how many hours a week do you spend taking care of non-childcare household responsibilities (laundry, cooking, cleaning)? [Fewer details]
Note: Asked of postdocs who are married/partnered and have children
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 8 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Low - Life module) [?]
Condition: (YL01=1 or YL01=2) and (YL03=1) [?]
  Men Women
Mean 9.3   14.3  
Standard deviation 6.9   7.1  
Minimum 0   5  
25th percentile 4.8   10.0  
50th percentile 8.0   12.0  
75th percentile 13.2   18.5  
Maximum 40   40  
 
Numerical response 88.3% (106 / 120) 92.1% (58 / 63)
Don't know 10.0% (12 / 120) 7.9% (5 / 63)
Refuse to answer 1.7% (2 / 120) 0.0% (0 / 63)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 97.2 % (4235 / 4355) 98.0 % (3119 / 3182)
     Logical skip 5.0% (219 / 4355) 6.2% (198 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 78.2% (3406 / 4355) 80.2% (2551 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (605 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.1% (5 / 4355) 0.0% (1 / 3182)
 
YL09. What percentage of the day-to-day childcare responsibilities (daycare, transportation, bathing, feeding) is assumed by: [Fewer details]
Note: Asked of postdocs who are married/partnered and have children
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 8 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Low - Life module) [?]
Condition: (YL01=1 or YL01=2) and (YL03=1) [?]
 
What percentage of the day-to-day childcare responsibilities (daycare, transportation, bathing, feeding) is assumed by:
YL09A. % Yourself [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 8 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Low - Life module) [?]
Condition: (YL01=1 or YL01=2) and (YL03=1) [?]
  Men Women
Mean 24.2   46.4  
Standard deviation 14.4   24.4  
Minimum 0   0  
25th percentile 10.0   30.0  
50th percentile 20.0   50.0  
75th percentile 30.0   65.0  
Maximum 70   90  
 
Numerical response 87.0% (100 / 115) 96.7% (59 / 61)
Don't know 8.7% (10 / 115) 3.3% (2 / 61)
Refuse to answer 4.3% (5 / 115) 0.0% (0 / 61)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 97.4 % (4240 / 4355) 98.1 % (3121 / 3182)
     Logical skip 5.0% (219 / 4355) 6.2% (198 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 78.2% (3406 / 4355) 80.2% (2551 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (606 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.2% (9 / 4355) 0.1% (3 / 3182)
 
What percentage of the day-to-day childcare responsibilities (daycare, transportation, bathing, feeding) is assumed by:
YL09B. % Your partner [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 8 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Low - Life module) [?]
Condition: (YL01=1 or YL01=2) and (YL03=1) [?]
  Men Women
Mean 67.2   27.4  
Standard deviation 21.6   17.8  
Minimum 12   0  
25th percentile 50.0   10.0  
50th percentile 72.5   25.0  
75th percentile 85.0   40.0  
Maximum 100   70  
 
Numerical response 87.0% (100 / 115) 98.2% (55 / 56)
Don't know 9.6% (11 / 115) 1.8% (1 / 56)
Refuse to answer 3.5% (4 / 115) 0.0% (0 / 56)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 97.4 % (4240 / 4355) 98.2 % (3126 / 3182)
     Logical skip 5.0% (219 / 4355) 6.2% (198 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 78.2% (3406 / 4355) 80.2% (2551 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (606 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.2% (9 / 4355) 0.3% (8 / 3182)
 
What percentage of the day-to-day childcare responsibilities (daycare, transportation, bathing, feeding) is assumed by:
YL09C. % Paid provider [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 8 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Low - Life module) [?]
Condition: (YL01=1 or YL01=2) and (YL03=1) [?]
  Men Women
Mean 13.6   26.8  
Standard deviation 21.5   26.0  
Minimum 0   0  
25th percentile 0.0   0.0  
50th percentile 0.0   20.0  
75th percentile 30.0   50.0  
Maximum 76   75  
 
Numerical response 77.6% (59 / 76) 94.3% (33 / 35)
Don't know 15.8% (12 / 76) 5.7% (2 / 35)
Refuse to answer 6.6% (5 / 76) 0.0% (0 / 35)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 98.3 % (4279 / 4355) 98.9 % (3147 / 3182)
     Logical skip 5.0% (219 / 4355) 6.2% (198 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 78.2% (3406 / 4355) 80.2% (2551 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (606 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 1.1% (48 / 4355) 0.9% (29 / 3182)
 
What percentage of the day-to-day childcare responsibilities (daycare, transportation, bathing, feeding) is assumed by:
YL09D. % Other [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 8 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Low - Life module) [?]
Condition: (YL01=1 or YL01=2) and (YL03=1) [?]
  Men Women
Mean 0.8   11.4  
Standard deviation 4.4   24.5  
Minimum 0   0  
25th percentile 0.0   0.0  
50th percentile 0.0   0.0  
75th percentile 0.0   6.2  
Maximum 30   80  
 
Numerical response 75.0% (51 / 68) 91.7% (22 / 24)
Don't know 17.6% (12 / 68) 8.3% (2 / 24)
Refuse to answer 7.4% (5 / 68) 0.0% (0 / 24)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 98.4 % (4287 / 4355) 99.2 % (3158 / 3182)
     Logical skip 5.0% (219 / 4355) 6.2% (198 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 78.2% (3406 / 4355) 80.2% (2551 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (606 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 1.3% (56 / 4355) 1.3% (40 / 3182)
 
YL10. About hour many hours a week do you spend taking care of childcare responsibilities (daycare, transportation, bathing, feeding)? [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 8 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Low - Life module) [?]
Condition: (YL01=1 or YL01=2) and (YL03=1) [?]
  Men Women
Mean 13.3   31.3  
Standard deviation 10.0   25.8  
Minimum 0   0  
25th percentile 5.0   15.0  
50th percentile 10.0   26.0  
75th percentile 20.0   40.0  
Maximum 50   140  
 
Numerical response 83.2% (94 / 113) 85.0% (51 / 60)
Don't know 13.3% (15 / 113) 15.0% (9 / 60)
Refuse to answer 3.5% (4 / 113) 0.0% (0 / 60)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 97.4 % (4242 / 4355) 98.1 % (3122 / 3182)
     Logical skip 5.0% (219 / 4355) 6.2% (198 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 78.2% (3406 / 4355) 80.2% (2551 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (606 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.3% (11 / 4355) 0.1% (4 / 3182)
 
YL11. What percentage of the day to day household responsibilities (laundry, cooking, cleaning) is assumed by: [Fewer details]
Note: Asked of postdocs who are married/partnered and do not have children
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 8 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Low - Life module) [?]
Condition: (YL01=1 or YL01=2) and (YL03=2) [?]
 
What percentage of the day to day household responsibilities (laundry, cooking, cleaning) is assumed by:
YL11A. % Yourself [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 8 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Low - Life module) [?]
Condition: (YL01=1 or YL01=2) and (YL03=2) [?]
  Men Women
Mean 44.5   56.6  
Standard deviation 19.2   21.8  
Minimum 7   2  
25th percentile 35.0   50.0  
50th percentile 50.0   50.0  
75th percentile 50.0   70.0  
Maximum 100   100  
 
Numerical response 94.1% (95 / 101) 100.0% (98 / 98)
Don't know 2.0% (2 / 101) 0.0% (0 / 98)
Refuse to answer 4.0% (4 / 101) 0.0% (0 / 98)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 97.7 % (4254 / 4355) 96.9 % (3084 / 3182)
     Logical skip 5.5% (240 / 4355) 5.1% (161 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 78.2% (3406 / 4355) 80.2% (2551 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (606 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.0% (2 / 4355) 0.1% (3 / 3182)
 
What percentage of the day to day household responsibilities (laundry, cooking, cleaning) is assumed by:
YL11B. % Your partner [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 8 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Low - Life module) [?]
Condition: (YL01=1 or YL01=2) and (YL03=2) [?]
  Men Women
Mean 51.2   40.0  
Standard deviation 20.1   18.9  
Minimum 0   0  
25th percentile 50.0   30.0  
50th percentile 50.0   50.0  
75th percentile 60.0   50.0  
Maximum 90   80  
 
Numerical response 94.1% (95 / 101) 97.9% (95 / 97)
Don't know 2.0% (2 / 101) 1.0% (1 / 97)
Refuse to answer 4.0% (4 / 101) 1.0% (1 / 97)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 97.7 % (4254 / 4355) 97.0 % (3085 / 3182)
     Logical skip 5.5% (240 / 4355) 5.1% (161 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 78.2% (3406 / 4355) 80.2% (2551 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (606 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.0% (2 / 4355) 0.1% (4 / 3182)
 
What percentage of the day to day household responsibilities (laundry, cooking, cleaning) is assumed by:
YL11C. % Paid provider [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 8 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Low - Life module) [?]
Condition: (YL01=1 or YL01=2) and (YL03=2) [?]
  Men Women
Mean 1.9   1.5  
Standard deviation 7.9   4.5  
Minimum 0   0  
25th percentile 0.0   0.0  
50th percentile 0.0   0.0  
75th percentile 0.0   0.0  
Maximum 50   30  
 
Numerical response 91.1% (72 / 79) 98.6% (68 / 69)
Don't know 3.8% (3 / 79) 0.0% (0 / 69)
Refuse to answer 5.1% (4 / 79) 1.4% (1 / 69)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 98.2 % (4276 / 4355) 97.8 % (3113 / 3182)
     Logical skip 5.5% (240 / 4355) 5.1% (161 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 78.2% (3406 / 4355) 80.2% (2551 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (606 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.6% (24 / 4355) 1.0% (32 / 3182)
 
What percentage of the day to day household responsibilities (laundry, cooking, cleaning) is assumed by:
YL11D. % Other [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 8 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Low - Life module) [?]
Condition: (YL01=1 or YL01=2) and (YL03=2) [?]
  Men Women
Mean 0.5   0.7  
Standard deviation 3.1   3.1  
Minimum 0   0  
25th percentile 0.0   0.0  
50th percentile 0.0   0.0  
75th percentile 0.0   0.0  
Maximum 25   20  
 
Numerical response 90.3% (65 / 72) 94.6% (53 / 56)
Don't know 4.2% (3 / 72) 5.4% (3 / 56)
Refuse to answer 5.6% (4 / 72) 0.0% (0 / 56)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 98.3 % (4283 / 4355) 98.2 % (3126 / 3182)
     Logical skip 5.5% (240 / 4355) 5.1% (161 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 78.2% (3406 / 4355) 80.2% (2551 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (606 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.7% (31 / 4355) 1.4% (45 / 3182)
 
YL12. About how many hours a week do you spend taking care of household responsibilities (laundry, cooking, cleaning)? [Fewer details]
Note: Asked of postdocs who are married/partnered and do not have children
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 8 respondents (subject to the condition below) (Low - Life module) [?]
Condition: (YL01=1 or YL01=2) and (YL03=2) [?]
  Men Women
Mean 9.7   12.1  
Standard deviation 6.5   6.5  
Minimum 2   2  
25th percentile 5.0   8.0  
50th percentile 10.0   10.0  
75th percentile 10.5   15.0  
Maximum 40   40  
 
Numerical response 88.2% (90 / 102) 97.9% (95 / 97)
Don't know 7.8% (8 / 102) 2.1% (2 / 97)
Refuse to answer 3.9% (4 / 102) 0.0% (0 / 97)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 97.7 % (4253 / 4355) 97.0 % (3085 / 3182)
     Logical skip 5.5% (240 / 4355) 5.1% (161 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 78.2% (3406 / 4355) 80.2% (2551 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (606 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.0% (1 / 4355) 0.1% (4 / 3182)
 
YL13. What is your monthly housing expense (rent/mortgage). [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 2 respondents (Medium 2 module) [?]
Please list family household expense if appropriate.
  Men Women
Mean 1271.7   1328.8  
Standard deviation 1784.3   1436.5  
Minimum 0   0  
25th percentile 750.0   800.0  
50th percentile 1000.0   1100.0  
75th percentile 1400.0   1500.0  
Maximum 34500   35000  
 
Numerical response 90.0% (1381 / 1535) 90.4% (994 / 1100)
Don't know 4.0% (61 / 1535) 2.9% (32 / 1100)
Refuse to answer 6.1% (93 / 1535) 6.7% (74 / 1100)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 64.8 % (2820 / 4355) 65.4 % (2082 / 3182)
     Logical skip 0.0% (0 / 4355) 0.0% (0 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 50.4% (2195 / 4355) 53.5% (1701 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (606 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.4% (19 / 4355) 0.4% (12 / 3182)
 
YL14. How many people live with you? [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 2 respondents (Medium 2 module) [?]
Include both roomates and family members.
  Men Women
1 = 0 22.7% (351 / 1546) 27.9% (309 / 1107)
2 = 1 35.8% (554 / 1546) 40.3% (446 / 1107)
3 = 2 22.2% (343 / 1546) 16.3% (180 / 1107)
4 = 3 12.3% (190 / 1546) 9.1% (101 / 1107)
5 = 4 3.9% (61 / 1546) 3.3% (37 / 1107)
6 = 5 or more 1.5% (23 / 1546) 1.4% (16 / 1107)
7 = Prefer not to answer 1.6% (24 / 1546) 1.6% (18 / 1107)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 64.5 % (2809 / 4355) 65.2 % (2075 / 3182)
     Logical skip 0.0% (0 / 4355) 0.0% (0 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 50.4% (2195 / 4355) 53.5% (1701 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (606 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.2% (8 / 4355) 0.2% (5 / 3182)
 
YL15. Do you rent or own (mortgage) your home? [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 8 respondents (Low - Life module) [?]
  Men Women
1 = Rent 80.6% (274 / 340) 69.0% (178 / 258)
2 = Own 16.8% (57 / 340) 29.1% (75 / 258)
3 = Other ≤1.0% (≤4 / 340) ≤1.0% (≤3 / 258)
4 = Prefer not to answer 2.1% (7 / 340) ≤1.0% (≤3 / 258)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 92.2 % (4015 / 4355) 91.9 % (2924 / 3182)
     Logical skip 0.0% (0 / 4355) 0.0% (0 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 78.2% (3406 / 4355) 80.2% (2551 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (606 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.1% (3 / 4355) 0.1% (4 / 3182)
 
YL16. How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with the amount of time you are able to spend with your family? [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 2 respondents (Medium 2 module) [?]
  Men Women
1 = Very dissatisfied 9.4% (145 / 1538) 10.2% (112 / 1102)
2 = Somewhat dissatisfied 27.4% (422 / 1538) 29.1% (321 / 1102)
3 = Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied 15.0% (231 / 1538) 13.7% (151 / 1102)
4 = Somewhat satisfied 25.2% (388 / 1538) 25.9% (285 / 1102)
5 = Very satisfied 15.3% (235 / 1538) 15.1% (166 / 1102)
6 = Don't know 4.4% (67 / 1538) 2.8% (31 / 1102)
7 = Prefer not to answer 3.3% (50 / 1538) 3.3% (36 / 1102)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 64.7 % (2817 / 4355) 65.4 % (2080 / 3182)
     Logical skip 0.0% (0 / 4355) 0.0% (0 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 50.4% (2195 / 4355) 53.5% (1701 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (606 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.4% (16 / 4355) 0.3% (10 / 3182)
 
YL17. Has being a postdoc impacted your plans to do the following? [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 2 respondents (Medium 2 module) [?]
 
Has being a postdoc impacted your plans to do the following?
YL17A. Get married [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 2 respondents (Medium 2 module) [?]
  Men Women
1 = Yes 24.0% (348 / 1452) 21.8% (229 / 1050)
2 = No 76.0% (1104 / 1452) 78.2% (821 / 1050)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 66.7 % (2903 / 4355) 67.0 % (2132 / 3182)
     Logical skip 50.4% (2195 / 4355) 53.5% (1701 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 0.0% (0 / 4355) 0.0% (0 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (606 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 2.3% (102 / 4355) 1.9% (62 / 3182)
 
Has being a postdoc impacted your plans to do the following?
YL17B. Have children [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 2 respondents (Medium 2 module) [?]
  Men Women
1 = Yes 40.7% (600 / 1475) 48.7% (525 / 1079)
2 = No 59.3% (875 / 1475) 51.3% (554 / 1079)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 66.1 % (2880 / 4355) 66.1 % (2103 / 3182)
     Logical skip 50.4% (2195 / 4355) 53.5% (1701 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 0.0% (0 / 4355) 0.0% (0 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (606 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 1.8% (79 / 4355) 1.0% (33 / 3182)
 
Has being a postdoc impacted your plans to do the following?
YL17C. Buy a house [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 2 respondents (Medium 2 module) [?]
  Men Women
1 = Yes 59.6% (888 / 1491) 57.0% (613 / 1075)
2 = No 40.4% (603 / 1491) 43.0% (462 / 1075)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 65.8 % (2864 / 4355) 66.2 % (2107 / 3182)
     Logical skip 50.4% (2195 / 4355) 53.5% (1701 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 0.0% (0 / 4355) 0.0% (0 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (606 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 1.4% (63 / 4355) 1.2% (37 / 3182)
 
YL18. What is your total annual income (including spouse/partner's annual income) before taxes? [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 2 respondents (Medium 2 module) [?]
Report in US dollars.
  Men Women
1 = Below $20,000 ≤1.0% (≤16 / 1540) ≤1.0% (≤12 / 1106)
2 = $20,000-$29,999 2.8% (43 / 1540) 2.6% (29 / 1106)
3 = $30,000-$39,999 28.2% (435 / 1540) 24.5% (271 / 1106)
4 = $40,000-$49,999 21.2% (327 / 1540) 15.1% (167 / 1106)
5 = $50,000-$59,999 9.2% (141 / 1540) 6.2% (69 / 1106)
6 = $60,000-$69,999 7.5% (116 / 1540) 7.1% (79 / 1106)
7 = $70,000-$79,999 7.2% (111 / 1540) 7.3% (81 / 1106)
8 = $80,000-$89,999 6.9% (106 / 1540) 9.0% (99 / 1106)
9 = $90,000-$99,999 2.9% (44 / 1540) 5.2% (57 / 1106)
10 = $100,000-$109,999 2.2% (34 / 1540) 3.9% (43 / 1106)
11 = $110,000-$119,999 ≤1.0% (≤16 / 1540) 3.0% (33 / 1106)
12 = $120,000-$129,999 ≤1.0% (≤16 / 1540) 2.4% (27 / 1106)
13 = $130,000-$139,999 ≤1.0% (≤16 / 1540) 1.9% (21 / 1106)
14 = $140,000-$149,999 ≤1.0% (≤16 / 1540) ≤1.0% (≤12 / 1106)
15 = $150,000 or higher 1.2% (18 / 1540) 2.5% (28 / 1106)
16 = Prefer not to answer 7.5% (115 / 1540) 8.0% (89 / 1106)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 64.5 % (2811 / 4355) 65.2 % (2076 / 3182)
     Logical skip 0.0% (0 / 4355) 0.0% (0 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 50.4% (2195 / 4355) 53.5% (1701 / 3182)
     Quit 13.9% (606 / 4355) 11.6% (369 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.2% (10 / 4355) 0.2% (6 / 3182)
 
YL19. How much household debt do you currently have? [Fewer details]
Sampling: Asked of ~1 in 8 respondents (Low - Life module) [?]
Please list family household debt if appropriate but do not include debt related to a mortgage.
  Men Women
1 = None 43.3% (146 / 337) 43.8% (114 / 260)
2 = Below $5,000 10.1% (34 / 337) 7.7% (20 / 260)
3 = $5,000-$9,999 7.4% (25 / 337) 6.2% (16 / 260)
4 = $10,000-$19,999 9.8% (33 / 337) 5.0% (13 / 260)
5 = $20,000-$29,999 4.5% (15 / 337) 5.0% (13 / 260)
6 = $30,000-$39,999 3.9% (13 / 337) 5.0% (13 / 260)
7 = $40,000-$49,999 ≤1.0% (≤4 / 337) 3.5% (9 / 260)
8 = $50,000-$74,999 2.4% (8 / 337) 2.3% (6 / 260)
9 = $75,000-$99,999 2.1% (7 / 337) 4.2% (11 / 260)
12 = $100,000-$149,999 ≤1.0% (≤4 / 337) 2.7% (7 / 260)
13 = $150,000 or higher 1.8% (6 / 337) 4.2% (11 / 260)
10 = Don't know 5.3% (18 / 337) 2.7% (7 / 260)
11 = Prefer not to answer 7.1% (24 / 337) 7.7% (20 / 260)
 
Item nonresponse [?] 92.3 % (4018 / 4355) 91.8 % (2922 / 3182)
     Logical skip 0.0% (0 / 4355) 0.0% (0 / 3182)
     Sampling skip 78.2% (3404 / 4355) 80.0% (2545 / 3182)
     Quit 14.0% (608 / 4355) 11.8% (375 / 3182)
     Not answered 0.1% (6 / 4355) 0.1% (2 / 3182)
 

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