The important position of political scientists as recipients of the SSRC's FAFP grants has already been mentioned.
(28) Prior to 1974 political science proposals for the FAFP represented over thirty per cent of all applications, but between 1975-7 they declined dramatically to only six per cent; Simon Philpott, Rethinking Indonesia: Postcolonial theory, authoritarianism and identity (London: Macmillan, 2000), p.
In 1981, 10% of the 1050 active members of the Florida Academy of Family Physicians (FAFP) delivered babies, compared with 37% nationally. By 1984, 7% of 1200 delivered babies, and by 1991 only 2% of 1762 FAFP members delivered babies,[4-6] Compared with 29% nationally.[2,7,8]
In 1991, the FAFP Task Force on Obstetrics identified 31 FAFP family physicians who delivered babies in nine of Florida's 67 counties. A data file for all FAFP members from these nine counties was obtained from the FAFP.
The FAFP database revealed no statistically significant demographic differences between the questionnaire's respondent and nonrespondent groups.