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Table 2 Median numbers of pages, citations and citations per page for all articles in the surgical journals of 2001 (n = 120).

From: The level of non-citation of articles within a journal as a measure of quality: a comparison to the impact factor

  Original articles Reviews p value*
Total 16452 631  
Number of pages per article 5 (4–7) 8 (5–11) p < 0.0001
Number of citations per article 1 (0–4) 2 (1–6) p < 0.0001
Number of citations per article page 0.286 (0–0.667) 0.333 (0.083–0.707) p = 0.013
  1. *Mann-Whitney U-test