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Table 5 Top ten productive authors on water-related disease as retrieved based on search query used (1980–2015)

From: Drinking and recreational water-related diseases: a bibliometric analysis (1980–2015)

Ranka Author No (%)
N = 2267
Country b Cluster # in map Number of articles with ≥50 citations
1st Beach, M.J. 22 (0.97) CDC/ USA 3 9 (40.91)
2nd Craun, G.F. 21 (0.93) USA 3 11 (52.38)
3rd Wade, T.J. 19 (0.84) EPA/ USA 3 5 (26.32)
4th Calderon, R.L. 17 (0.75) EPA/ USA 3 11 (64.71)
5th Ahsan, H. 16 (0.71) USA 1 6 (37.50)
5th Parvez, F. 16 (0.71) USA 1 5 (31.25)
7th Colford, J.M. 15 (0.66) USA 2 3 (20.00)
8th Chen, Y. 14 (0.62) USA 1 5 (35.71)
8th Smith, A.H. 14 (0.62) USA out 9 (64.29)
8th Villanueva, C.M. 14 (0.62) Spain out 4 (28.57)
  1. aAuthors having similar number of publications were given the same ranking number, and then a gap is left in the ranking numbers
  2. bCountry affiliation for each author was extracted from Scopus at the date of analysis (July 13th, 2016)