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Table 2 Ranking and contribution the Arab countries in leishmaniasis research during 1998–2017

From: Arab world’s growing contribution to global leishmaniasis research (1998–2017): a bibliometric study

SCRa Country Number of documents (%) h-index Number of collaborating countries International collaborative publications
1st Tunisia 297 (29.91) 31 38 125
2nd Sudan 192 (19.34) 43 42 163
3rd Saudi Arabia 131 (13.19) 20 36 92
4th Morocco 119 (11.98) 21 24 45
5th Egypt 67 (6.75) 15 29 55
6th Algeria 61 (6.14) 14 24 45
7th Iraq 44 (4.43) 9 6 10
8th Palestine 40 (4.03) 18 23 40
9th Syrian Arab Republic 37 (3.73) 11 23 15
10th Lebanon 33 (3.32) 12 11 17
11th Yemen 25 (2.52) 9 10 15
12th Jordan 15 (1.51) 7 11 11
13th Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 12 (12.1) 7 9 10
13th Oman 12 (1.21) 6 3 6
15th Bahrain 9 (0.91) 5 5 5
16th Kuwait 6 (0.60) 5 4 3
17th Qatar 5 (0.50) 3 5 5
18th United Arab Emirates 4 (0.40) 2 2 2
19th Somalia 1 (0.10) 1 2 1
  1. SCR Standard competition ranking
  2. a Equal countries have the same ranking number, and then a gap is left in the ranking numbers