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Table 7 Productivity and citation analysis of top ten productive institutions/organizations on FGM/C (1930 – 2015)

From: Bibliometric analysis of literature on female genital mutilation: (1930 – 2015)

SCRa Institutionb (country affiliation) Frequency (%) N = 1035 TC C/A h-index HCA
1st Karolinska Institutet (Sweden) 16 (1.55) 226 14.13 8 4 (25.00)
2nd King's College London (UK) 14 (1.35) 96 6.86 5 1 (7.14)
3rd UCL (UK) 13 (1.26) 63 4.85 5 0 (0.0)
4th Hopitaux universitaires de Geneve (Switzerland) 12 (1.16) 61 5.08 3 1 (8.33)
5th Universiteit Gent (Belgium) 11 (1.06) 98 8.91 6 1 (9.09)
6th King Abdulaziz University (KSA) 9 (0.87) 117 13.00 5 2 (22.22)
6th Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust (UK) 9 (0.87) 82 9.11 5 1 (11.11)
6th University of Washington Seattle (USA) 9 (0.87) 203 22.56 7 3 (33.33)
9th Universitetet i Oslo (Norway) 8 (0.77) 126 15.75 6 2 (25.0)
9th Brigham and Women’s Hospital (USA) 8 (0.77) 113 14.13 5 2 (25.0)
9th Organisation Mondiale de la Sante (WHO) 8 (0.77) 79 9.88 4 2 (25.0)
  1. FGM/C: female genital mutilation/cutting
  2. Abbreviations: SCR: Standard competition ranking: TC: total citations. C/A: number of citations per article calculated by dividing the total number of citations retrieved for each year by the total number of publications in that year. h-index: Hirsch index. HCA: highly cited articles (those with ≥ 20 citations).
  3. UCL: University College London
  4. aSCR: Standard competition ranking. Equal countries were given the same ranking number, and then a gap is left in the ranking numbers.
  5. bNames of institutions were written the same way they appeared in Scopus.