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Table 1 The top 10 journals and co-cited journals in NMA research [n (%)]

From: A bibliometric analysis of global research output on network meta-analysis

Rank Journal N (%) Country IF (2018) Co-cited journal Co-citation Country IF (2018)
1 PLoS One 110 (3.9%) USA 2.766 N Engl J Med 5904 USA 70.670
2 Medicine 85 (3.0%) USA 1.870 Lancet 4888 UK 59.102
3 BMJ Open 78 (2.7%) UK 2.376 Stat Med 3696 UK 1.847
4 Cochrane Database Syst Rev 68 (2.4%) UK 7.755 J Am Coll Cardiol 3101 USA 18.639
5 Oncotarget 63 (2.2%) USA Non-SCI Circulation 2666 USA 23.054
6 Sci Rep 45 (1.6%) UK 4.011 BMJ 2610 UK 27.604
7 Res Synth Methods 44 (1.6%) UK 5.043 J Clin Epidemiol 2325 UK 4.650
8 BMJ 43 (1.5%) UK 27.604 JAMA 2267 USA 51.273
9 Curr Med Res Opin 41 (1.4%) UK 2.345 Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2029 UK 7.755
10 Stat Med 37 (1.3%) UK 1.847 Ann Intern Med 1994 USA 19.315