8.2 Citations

Throughout the period 1996-2010, the percentage of cited publications for the hospitals listed was rather high– usually above the Greek average–. For the 5-year period 2006-2010, it varied from 61% for the G. PAPAGEORGIOU General Hospital/G. PAPAGEORGIOU to 76% for the IPPOKRATEIO General Hospital of Athens/IPPOKRATEIO ATHENS (Figure 8.2.1).


Figure 8.2.1



Figure 8.2.2 presents the growth trends in number of citations for the sixteen Public Health Institutions during 1996-2010.


Figure 8.2.2



An examination of citation output and the share of citations in the “Public Health Institutions” Category for each institution for the period 2006-2010 revealed that the Evaggelismos Hospital of Athens/EVAGGELISMOS (2,263 citations and share of 8.4%) was first. It was followed by the IPPOKRATEIO General Hospital of Athens/ IPPOKRATEIO ATHENS (2,131 citations and share of 7.9%), the Hospitals supervised by Ministry of National Defense/MOD HOSPITALS (1,825 citations and share of 6.8%), the Aghia Sophia Children’s Hospital/AGHIA SOPHIA (1,641 citations and share of 6.1%), and the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center/O.C.S.C. (1,410 citations and share of 5.3%). The share of other institutions accounted for less than 5% of citations in this Category (Figure 8.2.3).  


Figure 8.2.3