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Table 2 Research output of different world areas, published in journals included in the category of "Parasitology" of the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), adjusted for population and gross national income per capita (GNIPC).

From: A bibliometric analysis of research productivity in Parasitology by different world regions during a 9-year period (1995–2003)

  Number of publications multiplied by the impact factor per million population divided by the GNIPC (in 10,000 1995 US dollars)
  1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Average
Oceania 5.0 5.1 4.6 4.0 5.8 5.8 4.2 3.8 4.2 4.7
Africa 2.6 2.5 2.8 2.6 2.6 2.3 2.1 2.7 2.2 2.5
Latin America & the Caribbean 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.7 2.2 2.1 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.0
Western Europe 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.0 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.2 1.3 1.3
Canada 1.0 1.3 1.4 1.2 0.9 0.9 1.2 1.0 1.0 1.1
USA 1.1 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.0 0.8 0.9 0.9
Eastern Europe 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.7 0.6 0.8 1.2 0.7 0.8 0.7
Asia (excluding Japan) 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.6
Japan 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2