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Table 2 Characteristics of high-frequency MeSH terms

From: Particulate matter and atherosclerosis: a bibliometric analysis of original research articles published in 1973–2014

  PM Objects-humans Objects-animals Objects-lesions
Rank MeSH terms Freq. MeSH terms Freq. MeSH terms Freq. MeSH terms Freq.
1 Tobacco Smoke Pollution 149 Humans 192 Animals 80 Aorta 37
2 Smoke 84 Male 186 Mice 45 Endothelium, Vascular 26
3 Particulate Matter 70 Female 150 Mice, Knockout 34 Tunica Intima 12
4 Air Pollutants 50 Middle Aged 108 Disease Models, Animal 20 Carotid Arteries 8
5 Particle Size 37 Aged 88 Rabbits 16 Myocardium 7
6 Air Pollution 33 Adult 87 Rats 8 Brachial Artery 6
7 Vehicle Emissions 16 Aged, 80 and over 22 Chickens 7 Carotid Artery, Common 6
8 Carbon Monoxide 14 Adolescent 16 Dogs 3 Tunica Media 6