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Table 1 Journal advertising – Total pages and Pharmaceutical Ads (Pharmads)

From: Does pharmaceutical advertising affect journal publication about dietary supplements?

Journal No. of issues reviewed Average No. of Pages per issue Average No. of All Ad pages per issue Average No. Pharmads per issue Percent Pharmad pages per issue No. of Pharmads per Pages in Avg. issue
A 24 182.9 87.8 66.3 75.5 0.362
B 25 143.4 86.7 63.2 72.9 0.441
C 52 108.4 85.0 39.4 46.4 0.363
D 24 78.8 53.2 22.8 42.8 0.289
E 12 217.3 63.6 24.7 38.9 0.114
F 12 109 21.7 15.7 72.3 0.144
G 22 117.7 21.0 15.4 73.3 0.131
H 50 86.1 22.2 15.2 67.5 0.177
I 48 124.8 30.8 10.5 34.0 0.084
J 52 56.1 3.9 0.15 3.9 0.003
K 13 137.5 10.5 0.15 1.5 0.001
OVERALL AVERAGE for major medical journals 30.4 123.8 43.04 23.5 48.1 0.192
CAM journals     Pharmads (DS ads) per issue Percent pharmads (DS ads)  
L 6 79.2 8 0 (1.8) 0 (23) 0
M 7 103.7 5.7 0 (0) 0 (0) 0
N 9 104.1 24 0 (12.3) 0 (52) 0