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Table 5 The number and share of respondents by scientific field

From: Examining the differences between the motivations of traditional and entrepreneurial scientists

Scientific fields Traditional scientists Entrepreneurial scientists Total
N % N % N %
Biological sciences 39 13.3 5 17.9 44 13.7
Physical sciences 13 4.4 3 10.7 16 5.0
Dental medicine 1 0.3 0 0.0 1 0.3
Geography 4 1.4 0 0.0 4 1.2
Earth sciences 14 4.8 0 0.0 14 4.3
Pharmaceutical sciences 8 2.7 0 0.0 8 2.5
Informatics 35 11.9 4 14.3 39 12.1
Chemistry 30 10.2 2 7.1 32 9.9
Environmental sciences 10 3.4 1 3.6 11 3.4
Mathematics 4 1.4 0 0.0 4 1.2
Engineering 64 21.8 7 25.0 71 22.0
Agriculture 13 4.4 3 10.7 16 5.0
Theoretical medicine 38 12.9 1 3.6 39 12.1
Clinical medicine 21 7.1 2 7.1 23 7.1
Total 294 100.0 28 100.0 322 100.0
  1. Source: authors’ compilation