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Table 2 Article characteristics

From: How is organ transplantation depicted in internal medicine and transplantation journals

  Internal medicine journals Transplantation journals P-value
N = 349 (%) N = 349 (%)
Organs    P < 0.001
Kidney 105 (30.1) 148 (42.4)
Liver 72 (20.6) 87 (24.9)
Heart 58 (16.6) 25 (7.2)
Lung 26 (7.4) 14 (4.0)
Pancreas 5 (1.4) 3 (0.9)
Multi-organ 37 (10.6) 43 (12.3)
Not mentioned 46 (13.2) 29 (8.3)
Continent of origin    P = 0.3292
Americas 181 (51.8) 167 (47.9)
Europe 135 (38.7) 154 (44.1)
Other 33 (9.5) 28 (8.0)
Types of articles    P < 0.001
Research, clinical trial 111 (31.8) 221 (63.3)
Brief communication 110 (31.5) 69 (19.8)
Review 46 (13.2) 23 (6.6)
Editorial 41 (11.7) 3 (0.9)
Case report 21 (6.0) 31 (8.9)
Correspondence 17 (4.8) 2 (0.6)
Other (patient’s testimony and guidelines) 3 (0.9) 0 (0)