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Citation and quantitative analysis for articles of scientific- research journal of “SALAMAT KAR- E- IRAN”, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Author(s): M. Aligol | A. Amanollahi | A.A. Farshad

Journal: Iran Occupational Health
ISSN 1735-5133

Volume: 8;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 1;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: SALAMAT KAR- E- IRAN | Citation analysis | Quantitative Analysis

Background and aimsNowadays study on journals is a common work. Thus, for the first time scientific- research journal of “SALAMAT KAR- E- IRAN” has considered to be study.MethodsImportant qualitative indices in studying articles were selected at first (such as distribution of study type, number of studies and balance between subjects), then based on original documents of all volumes, they were analyzed (by Microsoft Excel 2010 software) and results were calculated via descriptive statistics methods. ResultsResults from survey and evaluation of 12 published volumes (106 articles) showed that the majority of articles were about ergonomics and safety issues. However, in some other subjects there was no article at all. Majority of them have cited the English references. Consensus was a method that has used more than the other sampling methods. Research articles conducted by Male authors were five times more than articles written by females and; Total team corporation coefficient was calculated to be 0.62. Conclusion it was concluded that there was no proper distribution between subjects of articles. English references have cited more than Persian references because of a lack in Persian references or infirmity of a comprehensive indexing system. Considering the methodological point of view the majority of studies were of observational. However, interventional and high level studies can be performed in this field, conditions and facilities must be provided in order to achieve a higher quality and quantity of studies.
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