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Table 2 Median impact factors according to the discipline of the target readership

From: Osteopathic empirical research: a bibliometric analysis from 1966 to 2018

Discipline Osteopathic publications selected;
n; mean (min, max)
All topic literature;
mean (min, max)
Arthritis/rheumatology 2; 1.909 (1.792, 2.025) 4.028 (0.316, 16.625)
Cancer 1; 2.773 7.209 (0.052, 292.278)
Gastroenterology 7; 2.337 (1.693, 3.424) 4.962 (0.658, 29.869)
General or internal medicine 102; 2.543 (0.103, 70.331) 3.457 (0.075, 74.699)
Obstetrics/gynecology 6; 2.884 (0.552, 5.642) 2.176 (0.139, 6.502)
Pediatrics 8; 2.540 (0.828, 5.485) 2.239 (0.156, 13.946)
Physiology 2; 3.59 (2.810, 4.371) 3.950 (0.111, 25.588)
Rehabilitation 30; 2.182 (0.088, 3.618) 1.568 (0.308, 3.657)