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Table 5 Diseases/pathogens encountered in the title/abstract of the retrieved literature on vaccine hesitancy (1990–2019)

From: Bibliometric analysis of global scientific literature on vaccine hesitancy in peer-reviewed journals (1990–2019)

Disease/Pathogen Frequency %
N = 2791
Influenza 621 22.3
Human Papillomavirus 392 14.0
Measles 292 10.5
Polio 147 5.3
Pertussis 173 6.2
Hepatitis 250 9.0
Tetanus 147 5.3
Rubella 139 5.0
Diphtheria 150 5.4
Varicella 83 3.0
Rotavirus 44 1.6
Mumps 133 4.8
Pneumococcus 136 4.9
Tuberculosis 26 0.9
Herpes 23 0.8
Smallpox 39 1.4
Rabies 16 0.6
Total 2811 100.7