University of Minnesota
Office of Human Resources
http://www.umn.edu/ohr
612-625-2016

Characteristics of the Respondents

A total of 13,373 surveys were sent out to staff employees and 6,071 completed surveys were received for a response rate of 45%.  The sample breakdowns on some main demographic categories are shown below.

The results of the descriptive analysis reveal that a majority of respondents are from the Twin Cities campus (90%), and representative of the three main job categories: civil service (42%), P & A Staff (32%) and bargaining unit (26%). The majority of the respondents are female (65%), white (87%), with a college degree (63.2%).

University Campus Location

University Campus Location

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Employee Group

Employee Group

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Supervise or Manage Other Employees

Supervise or Manage Other Employees

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Student Status

Student Status

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Gender

Gender

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Race

Race

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Marital Status

Marital Status

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Highest Level of Education

Highest level of Education Percentage
College graduate
32.0%
Graduate or professional degree
31.2%
Some college
15.5%
Some graduate school
12.6%
High school plus technical training or apprentice
5.4%
High school diploma or GED
2.1%
No response
1.2%
Less than a high school diploma
0.1%

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Sexual Orientation

Sexual Orientation

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Disability Status

Disability Status

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Most Recent Generation of Family to Come to the United States

Most Recent Generation of Family to Come to the United States

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Religion

Religion Percentage
Protestant
25.0%
Catholic
19.6%
Other Christian
14.4%
No response
13.4%
None
10.0%
Agnostic
7.5%
Atheist
4.1%
Other Non-Christian
2.1%
Jewish
1.9%
Buddhist
1.2%
Hindu
0.3%
Muslim
0.3%
Taoist
0.2%
LDS
0.2%