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Table 2 Proportion of articles contributed by different regions of the RoW category to the total number of editorials, original articles and reviews.

From: Under-representation of developing countries in the research literature: ethical issues arising from a survey of five leading medical journals

  BMJ Lancet NEJM JAMA Annals Total1(%)
India 2 1 2 0 0 05 (3)
China 2 5 6 1 1 15 (10)
Other Asian 6 8 3 2 0 19 (12)
Sub Saharan Africa 8 25 2 1 0 36 (24)
Latin America 2 11 4 5 2 24 (16)
Middle East/North Africa 0 6 1 0 0 07 (5)
Japan 0 8 5 0 4 17 (11)
Israel 3 6 4 1 0 14 (9)
Multi national 0 8 3 2 1 15 (10)
Total 2 (%) 23 (15) 78 (52) 30 (20) 12 (8) 8 (5) 151
  1. 1 The % figures in this column represent the contribution of the specific country or region to the RoW papers in the table
  2. 2 The % figures in this row represent the contribution of the specific journal to the total RoW papers in the table.
  3. Note: This analysis only includes Original Articles, Editorials and Review Papers