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Table 6 Frequency of citation of specific obesity research publications across policy documents

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

Type of reference Frequency of citation of each publication  
One document Two documents Three documents Four documents Five+ documents Total
n % n % n % n % n % n
Peer reviewed publications 211 (80) 39 (15) 4 (2) 5 (2) 4 (2) 263
Non-peer reviewed publications 68 (72) 17 (18) 4 (4) 1 (1) 4 (4) 94