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Table 1 Summary of studies included in the bibliometric analysis (n = 566)

From: Capacity for health economics research and practice in Jordan, Lebanon, the occupied Palestinian territories and Turkey: needs assessment and options for development

Characteristic N %
Publication year
 2014 101 17.8
 2015 117 20.7
 2016 121 21.4
 2017 111 19.6
 2018 116 20.5
Total 566 100.0
At least one author from an organisation in
 Jordan 38 6.7
 Lebanon 53 9.4
 Occupied Palestinian Territories 14 2.5
 Turkey 464 82.0
 Any two of the above 7 1.2
 Any three from the above 0 0
Number of distinct organisations per record
 One 160 28.3
 Two 133 23.5
 Three 96 17.0
 Four 56 9.9
 Five or more 121 21.4
Total 566 100.0
Of collaborations between at least two organisations
 International collaborations 201 49.5
 Domestic-only collaborations 205 50.5
Subtotal 406 100.0
Publication type
 Journal article 461 81.4
 Conference proceeding 102 18.0
 Book or book chapter 3 0.5
Total 566 100.0
Type of organisation
 Academic (e.g. university, research institute) 506 89.4%
 Service provider (e.g. teaching hospital) 162 28.6%
 Public administration (e.g. Ministry of Health) 53 9.4%
 Industry (e.g. pharma company, consultancy) 129 22.8%
 Other (e.g. Non-governmental organisation, international organisation) 11 1.9%
Top journals (by number of articles)
Value in Health 70 15.1
PLoS One 7 1.5
International Journal of Health Planning and Management, Value in Health Regional Issues 6 1.3
The Lancet, Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences, Tuberkulos ve Toraks 5 1.1