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Table 5 Top ten prolific authors who published the most frequently articles associated with the use of NRT in tobacco cessation worldwide

From: Estimates of global research productivity in using nicotine replacement therapy for tobacco cessation: a bibliometric study

SCRa Author No. of documents (%) Affiliation
1st Shiffman, S. 59 (2.76) University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
2nd Benowitz, N.L. 54 (2.53) University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
3rd West, R. 53 (2.48) University College London, London, UK
4th Hatsukami, D.K. 46 (2.15) University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Minneapolis, MN, United States.
5th Hughes, J.R. 44 (2.06) University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
6th Hurt, R.D. 40 (1.87) Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
7th Croghan, I.T. 34 (1.59) Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
8th Tønnesen, P. 30 (1.40) Glostrup Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
9th Lerman, C. 28 (1.31) University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
10th Coleman, T. 26 (1.22) University of Nottingham Medical School, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
10th Cummings, K.M. 26 (1.22) Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
  1. SCR Standard Competition Ranking
  2. aEqual authors have the same ranking number, and then a gap is left in the ranking numbers