Results of Survey of Society Membership: Demographics

Results of Survey of Society Membership: Demographics survey Results of Survey of Society Membership: Demographics Susan F. Zevin* and Keith L. Seitter 1. Introduction tion of these last three sections will be presented in subsequent papers. The responses were entered into a database struc- As part of its continuing efforts to meet the needs of tured so that numerous categories of respondents and members and to enhance Society objectives in the responses could be stratified. For example, data were new century, the AMS updated its demographic infor- parsed by age, gender, ethnic group, and category of mation and surveyed its members on workplace is- employer. For each question, the number of sues in 1993. This information helps the Society to nonrespondents for that answer was tabulated so that grow and to provide prudent and far-sighted leader- only positive responses to a particular question were ship in solving atmospheric and related environmental evaluated. The ztest and f test were used to deter- concerns into the next century. Further, the insights mine the statistical significance of a difference be- gained from such surveys help the Society to under- tween means for each particular sample run. stand the needs of new and incumbent members as they work toward the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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survey Results of Survey of Society Membership: Demographics Susan F. Zevin* and Keith L. Seitter 1. Introduction tion of these last three sections will be presented in subsequent papers. The responses were entered into a database struc- As part of its continuing efforts to meet the needs of tured so that numerous categories of respondents and members and to enhance Society objectives in the responses could be stratified. For example, data were new century, the AMS updated its demographic infor- parsed by age, gender, ethnic group, and category of mation and surveyed its members on workplace is- employer. For each question, the number of sues in 1993. This information helps the Society to nonrespondents for that answer was tabulated so that grow and to provide prudent and far-sighted leader- only positive responses to a particular question were ship in solving atmospheric and related environmental evaluated. The ztest and f test were used to deter- concerns into the next century. Further, the insights mine the statistical significance of a difference be- gained from such surveys help the Society to under- tween means for each particular sample run. stand the needs of new and incumbent members as they work toward the

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Published: Oct 23, 1994

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