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Table 4 Collaborations between Arab countries and foreign countries in Integrative & Complementary Medicine publications

From: Scientific publications from Arab world in leading journals of Integrative and Complementary Medicine: a bibliometric analysis

Collaborating countries No. of documents (%) Collaborating countries No. of documents (%)
Arab-Europe 143 (24.2) Arab-Americas 39 (6.6)
 France 48 (8.1)  USA 25 (4.2)
 Germany 34 (5.8)  Canada 12 (2.0)
 Sweden 13 (2.2)  Brazil 2 (0.3)
 Italy 12 (2.0)  Mexico 1 (0.2)
 UK 11 (1.9)  Panama 1 (0.2)
 Spain 10 (1.7) Arab-Other Middle East, Africa 16 (2.7)
 Belgium 8 (1.4)  Cameroon 5 (0.9)
 Switzerland 4 (0.7)  South Africa 4 (0.7)
 Wales 3 (0.5)  Iran 4 (0.7)
 Austria 2 (0.3)  Benin 1 (0.2)
 Netherlands 2 (0.3)  Nigeria 1 (0.2)
 Denmark 2 (0.3)  Senegambia 1 (0.2)
 Czech Republic 1 (0.2) Arab-Asia-Pacific 58 (9.8)
 Finland 1 (0.2)  India 19 (3.2)
 Ireland 1 (0.2)  Pakistan 12 (2.0)
 Cyprus 1 (0.2)  Japan 12 (2.0)
 Norway 1 (0.2)  PRC 8 (1.4)
Arab-Southeast Asia 33 (5.9)  Australia 5 (0.9)
 Malaysia 30 (5.1)  Taiwan 2 (0.3)
 Singapore 1 (0.2)  South Korea 1 (0.2)
 Thailand 1 (0.2) Arab-Arab 33 (5.9)
 Myanmar 1 (0.2)   
  1. Abbreviations: PRC People's Republic of China, UK United Kingdom, USA United States of America