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Table 5 Peer-reviewed obesity research by type of study

From: Does citation matter? Research citation in policy documents as an indicator of research impact – an Australian obesity policy case-study

Type of reference Descriptive Intervention Other Total
n % n % n % n %
Single study 89 (58) 62 (40) 3 (2) 154 (59)
Research synthesis 31 (44) 40 (56) 71 (27)
Other peer review 38 (100) 38 (14)
Total 120 (46) 102 (39) 41 (15) 263 (100)