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Table 1 Distribution of the psychiatric sub-field of the original research articles and median number of citations received by the publishing journal.

From: The relationship between quality of research and citation frequency

  Sub-field of psychiatry    Received citations
Journal Epidemiology Clinical topics Psychopharmacology Biological topics Others All articles   
  N % N % N % N % N % N % Median Range
AJP 21 15.6 51 37.8 14 10.4 25 18.5 24 17.8 135 100 33 1 – 194
AGP 21 23.2 19 21.1 13 14.4 29 32.2 8 8.9 90 100 64 7 – 297
BJP 40 21.7 40 21.7 16 8.7 20 10.9 68 37.0 184 100 20 1 – 112
NJP 8 20.5 15 38.5 5 12.8 2 5.1 9 23.1 39 100 1 0 – 7
Total 90 20.1 125 27.9 48 10.7 76 17.0 109 24.3 448   20 0 – 297