Rotavirus – Global research density equalizing mapping and gender analysis

Author: Corinna Köster et al.
Category: Service delivery

Abstract

Rotaviruses are the leading reason for dehydration and severe diarrheal disease and in infants and young children worldwide. An increasing number of related publications cause a crucial challenge to determine the relevant scientific output. Therefore, scientometric analyses are helpful to evaluate quantity as well as quality of the worldwide research activities on Rotavirus. Up to now, no in-depth global scientometric analysis relating to Rotavirus publications has been carried out. This study used scientometric tools and the method of density equalizing mapping to visualize the differences of the worldwide research effort referring to Rotavirus. The aim of the study was to compare scientific output geographically and over time by using an in-depth data analysis and New quality and quantity indices in science (NewQIS) tools. Furthermore, a gender analysis was part of the data interpretation.

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Type Journal article
Language English
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Link http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264410X15016011
Journal Vaccine
Volume 34
Disease Rotavirus
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