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Table 3 Ranking of areas of interests of the published research in the field of pharmaceutical wastewater within the period of the study

From: Contribution of Arab countries to pharmaceutical wastewater literature: a bibliometric and comparative analysis of research output

SCRa Areas of Interest N (%)*
1st Environmental Science 69(38.5)
2nd Medicine 38(21.2)
3rd Chemistry 37(20.7)
4th Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 35(19.6)
5th Agricultural and Biological Sciences 22(12.3)
6th Immunology and Microbiology 21(11.7)
7th Chemical Engineering 20(11.2)
8th Materials Science 12(6.7)
9th Engineering 10(5.6)
9th Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 10(5.6)
10th Earth and Planetary Sciences 9(5.0)
  1. Abbreviation: SCR Standard Competition Ranking
  2. aEqual areas of interest have the same ranking number, and then a gap is left in the ranking numbers
  3. *Total exceeds 100 % as data are overlapping due to multidiscipline interaction