Zameer Hussain Baladi, Mumtaz Hussain Satti.
Comparative research productivity of Pakistan heart journal and journal of saudi heart association (JSHA): a bibliometric analysis 2012 - 2016.
Pak Heart J Jan ;51(1):09-14.
Objective: To compare the growth of scientific research specifically in medical specialty of cardiology, gender-ship of authors' participated in research and affiliation with geographic locations published in the JSHA and PHJ during the period of 2012 - 2016. Methodology: The data of original, review articles and case reports manually checked, download and collected during the June - August 2017 for numerical analysis from the websites of e-journal of Journal of Saudi Heart Association and Pakistan Heart Journal. Result: A total 40 journals, 10.1% issues with the contribution of 1840 authors in 393 articles and 9.8% (186; 10.7 and 207; 9.6) original, review articles and case reports which were published in Journal of Saudi Heart Association and Pakistan Heart Journal during the years 2012 - 2016. The participation of multiauthors 367; 93.3% (97; 52.1% and 202; 97.5%) were found in majority instead of single or solo authors. A gender wise contribution of males was higher 1656;90 than the females 174; 9.4. The participation of 35 countries with 125; 31.8%(97; 521% JSHA and 25; 13.5%) publications shows their interest in respective journals. Conclusion: The contribution of Journal of Saudi Heart Journal and Pakistan Heart Journal offer local latest evidence based information in cure and prevention of cardiology diseases to physicians and researchers. The contribution of authors from inside country and abroad gives national and international recognition the journals.
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