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Table 3 Top 30 countries and world regions ranked according to total number of publications

From: Bibliometric analysis of leishmaniasis research in Medline (1945-2010)

Country N. of docs % Country Population index* Country GDP index** Country GNI per capita index*** Country HE per capita index****
Brazil 1.426 18.47 Israel 16.98 Nepal 4.44 India 96.50 India 227.35
USA 1.040 13.47 Switzerland 14.28 Tunisia 3.51 Brazil 27.08 Ethiopia 39.00
India 773 10.01 Tunisia 11.89 Ethiopia 2.41 Ethiopia 19.12 Pakistan 35.79
UK 450 5.83 Malta 9.88 Sudan 1.59 Nepal 12.88 Brazil 29.52
Spain 427 5.53 Spain 9.78 Kenya 1.37 Iran 9.46 Nepal 22.11
France 376 4.87 Greece 8.63 Brazil 1.29 Pakistan 9.13 Bangladesh 13.33
Germany 302 3.91 Brazil 7.65 Iran 1.25 Sudan 7.39 Iran 13.00
Italy 291 3.77 UK 7.44 Burkina Faso 1.02 Kenya 5.21 Kenya 11.54
Iran 264 3.42 Belgium 7.40 Bolivia 0.83 Bangladesh 3.99 Sudan 11.22
Canada 213 2.76 Portugal 7.32 India 0.80 Colombia 3.77 Tunisia 6.32
Colombia 133 1.72 Canada 6.55 Sri Lanka 0.79 Tunisia 3.73 Colombia 4.94
Tunisia 120 1.55 France 5.94 Colombia 0.79 USA 2.41 Sri Lanka 4.42
Israel 119 1.54 Italy 4.95 Israel 0.77 China 2.09 China 4.22
Turkey 115 1.49 Australia 4.64 Malta 0.63 Egypt 1.94 Egypt 3.78
Venezuela 111 1.44 Czech Republic 4.27 Paraguay 0.59 Turkey 1.73 Turkey 2.77
Switzerland 107 1.39 Netherlands 4.22 Pakistan 0.56 Spain 1.73 Venezuela 2.75
Japan 101 1.31 Venezuela 4.14 Venezuela 0.55 Venezuela 1.69 Burkina Faso 2.22
Australia 96 1.24 Iran 3.76 Afghanistan 0.52 Sri Lanka 1.67 Tanzania 2.11
Greece 96 1.24 Germany 3.67 Cameroon 0.46 Burkina Faso 1.55 Iraq 1.94
Belgium 78 1.01 Sweden 3.63 Albania 0.46 Afghanistan 1.43 Spain 1.92
Portugal 77 1.00 Bahrain 3.51 Panama 0.45 UK 1.23 Cameroon 1.67
Netherlands 69 0.89 USA 3.50 Senegal 0.43 Argentina 1.19 USA 1.56
Argentina 68 0.88 Colombia 3.07 Surinam 0.42 Uganda 1.17 Morocco 1.55
Pakistan 68 0.88 Denmark 2.57 Portugal 0.40 France 1.11 UK 1.48
Mexico 65 0.84 Panama 2.45 Greece 0.39 Tanzania 1.01 Bolivia 1.47
Sudan 55 0.71 Uruguay 2.41 Jordan 0.38 Italy 0.99 Afghanistan 1.43
China 46 0.60 Austria 2.07 Uganda 0.38 Iraq 0.96 Mexico 1.34
Czech Republic 44 0.57 Surinam 2.00 Iraq 0.38 Germany 0.88 Argentina 1.33
Nepal 42 0.54 Cuba 1.96 Spain 0.37 Cameroon 0.87 Uganda 1.29
Ethiopia 39 0.51 Cyprus 1.93 Uruguay 0.36 Mexico 0.84 Yemen 1.28
World regions N. of docs % World regions Population index* World regions GDP index** World regions GNI per capita index*** World regions HE per capita index****
Europe 2,452 31.75 Oceania 3.98 Latin America and the Caribbean 0.62 Latin America and the Caribbean 2.14 Latin America and the Caribbean 2.87
Latin America and the Caribbean 1,893 24.51 North America 3.80 North Africa 0.31 North America 1.63 Asia 1.72
North America 1,253 16.23 Latin America and the Caribbean 3.57 Africa 0.30 Asia 0.84 North America 1.21
Asia 1,397 18.09 Europe 3.50 Europe 0.16 Africa 0.74 Africa 1.12
North Africa 459 5.94 North Africa 1.45 Asia 0.13 Europe 0.34 North Africa 0.72
Africa 169 2.19 Asia 0.43 Oceania 0.12 North Africa 0.25 Europe 0.36
Oceania 99 1.28 Africa 0.31 North America 0.09 Oceania 0.18 Oceania 0.18
  1. Publications per inhabitant, per gross domestic product (GDP), per gross national income (GNI) per capita, and health expenditure (HE) per capita in 7.851 leishmaniasis manuscripts with institutional address of the first author (2001-2010). Docs: documents.
  2. * Number of publications per million of population.
  3. ** Number of publications per 1 billion US dollars of gross domestic product (GDP).
  4. *** Number of publications per 100 US dollars of GNI per capita.
  5. **** Number of publications per 10 US dollars of HE per capita.