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Table 5 Breast cancer research output from Arab countries compared with that from Turkey, Israel, and Iran

From: Contribution of Arab countries to breast cancer research: comparison with non-Arab Middle Eastern countries

Data/Country 22 Arab countries Turkey Israel Iran
Number of population in millions 380 60 8 80
Number of published research articles and review articles 1658 2025 2440 731
Total number of citations 28,953 22,438 96,323 7807
Average citation per document 17.46 11.08 39.48 10.68
h-index 61 56 128 37
Country with the highest collaboration (%) USA 18.40% USA 8.64% USA 26.11% USA 6.98%
Journal with the highest publication (N); (IF) Saudi Medical Journal (44) IF = 0.554 Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention (78) IF = 1.50 Cancer Research (87) IF = 9.28 Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention (64) IF = 1.50