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Table 8 Top ten active funding agencies in publishing the health- and infection-related literature (1980–2019)

From: Bibliometric analysis of peer-reviewed literature on climate change and human health with an emphasis on infectious diseases

Health-related literature (N = 4247)
RankaFunding agencyFrequency%Country affiliation
 1stNational Natural Science Foundation of China621.5China
 2ndNational Institutes of Health581.4United States
 2ndNational Science Foundation581.4United States
 4thU.S. Environmental Protection Agency290.7United States
 5thNational Basic Research Program of China (973 Program)270.6China
 6thCenters for Disease Control and Prevention260.6United States
 6thEuropean Commission260.6Europe
 8thNatural Environment Research Council230.5United States
 9thNational Institute of Environmental Health Sciences210.5United States
 9thWellcome Trust210.5UK
Infection-related literature (N = 1207)
 1stNational Institutes of Health433.6United States
 2ndNational Science Foundation292.4United States
 3rdNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases151.2United States
 4thWellcome Trust121.0UK
 5thNational Natural Science Foundation of China110.9WHO
 6thCenters for Disease Control and Prevention100.8Canada
 7thNational Basic Research Program of China (973 Program)100.8China
 7thInternational Development Research Centre90.7Canada
 9thWorld Health Organization90.7USA
 9thEuropean Commission80.7USA
  1. aIn ranking, two equally active funding agencies were given similar ranks and one position in the rank was skipped
  2. Infection-related literature: documents on climate change and infectious diseases. Health-related literature: documents on climate change and health