Table 5

Summary of each country and proportion of publications in which medical statistics experts were included as coauthor within the publications in which the first author is not an expert in these fields

CountryTotal number of publicationsOccupancy
(%)
Estimates
Publications in which the first author is NOT a medical statistics expert (%)Medical experts are included as coauthor within publications in which the first author is not an expert.
Proportion* (%)95% CI*
USA50145.167.947.440 to 54.9
UK635.748.222.09.6 to 42.7
China514.684.56.72.5 to 17.1
Canada484.367.450.731.5 to 69.6
The Netherlands464.173.137.418.3 to 61.5
Japan454.081.215.36.8 to 30.9
South Korea393.579.514.34.9 to 35.1
Sweden383.440.045.322.7 to 70
Taiwan292.691.338.819.1 to 62.9
Germany272.480.141.721.9 to 64.6
Denmark262.355.448.923.9 to 74.5
Italy252.271.413.64.1 to 36.3
Australia252.242.550.616.4 to 84.3
France211.957.577.746.5 to 93.3
Spain191.762.632.711.8 to 63.8
Brazil131.251.14.60.6 to 29.3
Norway111.048.444.89.7 to 86
Finland80.785.8
Switzerland80.739.6
Israel70.660.9
Singapore60.592.8
Belgium60.564.8
Turkey50.4100
Austria40.4100
South Africa40.457.4
Kenya40.411.5
Poland30.3100
India30.376.3
Thailand30.331.3
Iran30.334.2
Greece20.282.9
Ireland20.232.4
Others173.447.4
Overall111210067.339.032.2 to 45.4
  • *Calculated only for countries with publications >10.