The productivity of a journal assesses the number of articles published by, institution, authorship, nationality, etc. This study aimed to analyse the development of the Peruvian scientific production in the dental area of three journals (Odontología sanmarquina, Kiru y Estomatológica herediana) in the period between 2005 and 2014. Materials and methods A bibliometric study was designed to assess the articles according the Open Journal System of each journal over a period of 10 years of publication. The variables of productivity per year, quality, and main publishing topic were analysed. Results Out of a total of 662 articles assessed, 41.5% came from the journal Estomatológica herediana, 28.2% from Kiru, and 30.2% from Odontología sanmarquina (P < .05). There were 61% observational studies, 19% reviews, 14.7% experimental studies, and 5.3% were clinical trials. The most prevalent (39.42%) were articles related to basic science. Conclusion Higher productivity was observed by the journal Estomatológica herediana. The quality of publications corresponded mainly to observational studies, and the majority of articles were related to basic science.
|Translated title of the contribution||Scientific productivity of Peruvian dental journals. Evaluation of the past 10 years|
|Number of pages||5|
|State||Published - Jul 2017|
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