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Table 4 Relative impact of French Alzheimer disease research between the periods 2004–2008 and 2009–2013, as assessed by research output and representation in the top 1 % globally cited articles for France and the other top 5 leading EU countries

From: The Third French Alzheimer Plan: analysis of the influence of a national public health initiative on scientific research productivity and impact

  2004–2008 2009–2013
Country Output of articles Relative citation impact Number in top 1 % globally cited articles Percent in top 1 % globally cited articles Output of articles Relative citation impact Number in top 1 % globally cited articles Percent in top 1 % globally cited articles
France 1082 1.34 18 1.66 1836 1.92 44 2.40
Germany 1596 1.56 25 1.57 2316 2.16 65 2.81
Italy 1274 1.38 13 1.02 1797 1.67 30 1.67
Netherlands 720 1.78 17 2.36 1087 2.72 28 2.58
Spain 1001 1.02 4 0.40 1884 1.76 22 1.17
United Kingdom 1681 1.66 43 2.56 2294 2.59 81 3.53