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Type: Journal article
Title: An expanding and shifting focus in recent environmental health literature: a quantitative bibliometric study
Author: Mao, G.
Liu, X.
Du, H.
Zuo, J.
Li, N.
Citation: Journal of Environmental Health, 2015; 78(6):54-61
Publisher: National Environmental Health Association
Issue Date: 2015
ISSN: 0022-0892
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Guozhu Mao, Xi Liu, Huibin Du, Jian Zuo, Na Li
Abstract: This special report characterizes the patterns of environmental health literature from 1993 to 2012 by using bibliometric techniques based on databases of the Science Citation Index and the Social Science Citation Index. "Research article" was the most widely used document type, accounting for 71.7% of the total records (5,053), and 94.9% of these articles were published in English. The number of environmental health publications is growing along with an increasing level of communication. The U.S. was the largest contributing country with the highest h-index (85) and the most publications (1,854), followed by the UK and Canada. Environmental Health Perspectives and the Journal of Environmental Health were the top two most productive journals. The most cited article in each main research area is also listed. The authors' study not only identifies global characteristics in environmental health research, but also influences researchers' selection of future studies and publications.
Keywords: Communication; Environmental Health; Bibliometrics
Rights: Copyright of Journal of Environmental Health is the property of National Environmental Health Association and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use.
RMID: 0030075565
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