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Table 4 Top 10 productive countries in number of ASD publications (2005–2014)

From: Bibliometric profile of the global scientific research on autism spectrum disorders

Rank Country Number of articles (%) Number of articles per one million inhabitants (R) Number of articles per one trillion of GDP (R) Total citations Number of citations per article h index
1st United States 8594 (46.48) 26.95 (6) 493.34 (6) 242,785 28.25 176
2nd United Kingdom 2430 (13.14) 37.67 (3) 812.98 (2) 74,916 30.83 109
3rd Canada 1077 (5.82) 30.30 (5) 603.36 (5) 33,618 31.21 85
4th Australia 934 (5.05) 39.76 (2) 641.92 (4) 18,755 20.8 64
5th Italy 782 (4.32) 12.75 (6) 365.25 (7) 19,126 24.46 61
6th France 780 (4.22) 11.78 (8) 275.76 (8) 17,683 22.67 62
7th Netherlands 632 (3.42) 37.51 (4) 718.75 (3) 17,868 22.27 60
8th Japan 603 (3.26) 4.74 (10) 131.06 (10) 8759 14.52 46
9th Germany 522 (2.82) 6.45 (9) 134.95 (9) 16,476 31.56 62
10th Sweden 396 (2.14) 40.87 (1) 693.40 (1) 11,871 29.98 52
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