Table 1

Growth of Medical Informatics.

Period

All PubMed

Public Health

Medicine

Surgery

Medical Informatics


1987–1991

43927 (12%)

5724 (48%)

1768 (29%)

135 (48%)

773 (66%)


1992–1996

37981 (9%)

2681 (15%)

1966 (25%)

44 (11%)

714 (38%)


1997–2001

145868 (37%)

12888 (68%)

3339 (36%)

226 (50%)

229 (7%)


2002–2006

102423 (17%)

10882 (28%)

1722 (12%)

132 (23%)

4949(120%)


Average annual growth (Number of articles) and percentage growth over 5-Year periods from 1987–2006

DeShazo et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2009 9:7   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-9-7

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