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Table 1 Number of articles analyzed and number of relevant manuscripts recorded in PubMed, Scopus, Google Scholar and Web of Science

From: Human genetics and genomics research in Ecuador: historical survey, current state, and future directions

DatabaseAnalysis and processing of dataType of searchTotal number of articlesSearch efficiency*
(%)
“Human genetic Ecuador”“Human genomic Ecuador”
PubMedArticles analyzed29525855324.05
Relevant articles in human genetics/human genomics5281133
ScopusArticles analyzed3493738631.08
Relevant articles in human genetics/human genomics10317120
Web of ScienceArticles analyzed6433467713.30
Relevant articles in human genetics/human genomics81990
Google ScholarArticles analyzed27,55711,33338,8900.71
Relevant articles in human genetics/human genomics157118275
  1. *Search efficiency of each database is the ratio between number of interest articles and number of analyzed articles. Subsequently, these proportions were transformed to percentage in order to standardize the data