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Table 8 Distribution of participation by countries in the most prestigious 10% of journals

From: A snapshot of pneumonia research activity and collaboration patterns (2001–2015): a global bibliometric analysis

Country N of docs % Rank N docs International collaboration % N cites Citation Rate Rank
USA 1954 47.66 1 627 32.09 139,247 71.26 1
UK 473 11.54 2 263 55.6 34,471 72.88 2
Japan 132 3.22 11 55 41.67 6782 51.38 11
Germany 285 6.95 5 177 62.1 16,636 58.37 7
France 401 9.78 3 152 37.9 26,174 65.27 3
Spain 373 9.1 4 173 46.38 25,387 68.06 4
China 105 2.56 12 51 48.57 4926 46.91 14
Canada 271 6.61 6 141 52.03 19,291 71.18 5
Netherlands 256 6.24 7 118 46.09 16,820 65.7 6
Italy 174 4.24 8 111 63.79 11,626 66.82 9
Australia 161 3.93 9 89 55.28 9688 60.17 10
Brazil 78 1.9 14 49 62.82 2629 33.7 22
Switzerland 154 3.76 10 113 73.38 13,206 85.75 8
South Korea 50 1.22 19 19 38 2226 44.52 23
Taiwan 41 1 22 15 36.58 1568 38.24 30