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Table 3 Research productivity of Arab and three non-Arab countries in the field of infectious diseases, including the h-index and mean citation per document

From: Assessment of research productivity of Arab countries in the field of infectious diseases using Web of Science database

Arab country Frequency N = 2408 (%) h-index Mean citation per document
Egypt 464 (19.27) 41 16.08
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 437 (18.15) 36 15.64
Tunisia 365 (15.16) 25 8.89
Morocco 216 (8.97) 22 9.96
Kuwait 175 (7.27) 27 17.61
Lebanon 173 (7.18) 24 14.14
Sudan 165 (6.85) 28 16.28
Algeria 134 (5.57) 16 8.06
United Arab Emirates 128 (5.32) 27 19.98
Jordan 79 (3.28) 16 12.81
Qatar 55 (2.28) 11 7.58
Bahrain 44 (1.83) 11 9.82
Oman 34 (1.41) 9 8.47
Iraq 29 (1.20) 8 11.03
Syria 29 (1.20) 10 8.21
Yemen 23 (0.96) 6 5.62
Libya 22 (0.91) 8 9.64
Mauritania 19 (0.79) 8 10.00
Palestine 11 (0.46) 4 4.91
Somalia 6 (0.25) 4 12.33
Comoros 6 (0.25) 4 5.17
Djibouti 5 (0.21) 4 8.00
Non-Arab Countries versus 22 Arab Countries
“non-Arab countries” 2,408 64 13.25
Israel 2,095 93 24.11
Turkey 1,461 53 12.77
Iran 572 29 9.04