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Table 4 Summary of citation analysis data from WoS, Scopus and Google Scholar

From: The impact of Cochrane Systematic Reviews: a mixed method evaluation of outputs from Cochrane Review Groups supported by the UK National Institute for Health Research

  WoS Scopus Google scholar
Total number of citations (all 60 reviews combined) 2,192 3,562 8,333
Mean number of citations 36.5 59.3 138.8
Median number of citations 20 28.5 72
Interquartile range 7–51 11–80 25–168
Variation in counts 0–348 0–467 5–737