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Table 2 Summary of characteristics of publications and authors

From: CARTA fellows’ scientific contribution to the African public and population Health Research agenda (2011 to 2018)

Summary characteristics of publications and authors.
Total number of publications 806
Total number of fellows 140
Median impact factor of the journals 2.10 (IQR: 1.04–2.78).
Number of online versions of published papers 6308
Number of times all papers have been cited 5529
Number of countries of author affiliation 10
Number of host institutions 9
Number of papers with a CARTA fellow as first author 318 (41%)
Authorship teams
Single-authored publications (%) 29 (3.6%)
Publications with 2–5 authors (%) 434 (61.5%)
Publications with ≥ 5 authors (%) 246 (34.9%)
Mean number of authors per publication 5(sd:4)
Research approach
Mixed methods 6%
Qualitative 12%
Quantitative 72%
Review 10%