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Table 1 Distribution of included articles by journal and journal specialty

From: HEE-GER: a systematic review of German economic evaluations of health care published 1990–2004

  1990–1998 (n = 87) 1999–2004 (n = 196) 1990–2004 (n = 283)
  No. (%) studies   No. (%) studies   No. (%) studies  
By journal       
   Pharmacoeconomics (E H) 10 (11.5) 18 (9.2) 28 (9.9)
   Medizinische Klinik (G M) 9 (10.3) 6 (3.1) 15 (5.3)
   Gesundheitsökonomie & Qual.mgmt (G H) 1 (1.1) 13 (6.6) 14 (4.9)
   Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift (G M) 1 (1.1) 7 (3.6) 8 (2.9)
   European Heart Journal (E M) 2 (2.3) 5 (2.6) 7 (2.5)
   Other (n = 146 journals)* 64 (73.6) 147 (75.0) 211 (74.6)
By journal specialty       
   Medical journals 70 (80.5) 154 (78.6) 224 (79.2)
   Health economics/services journals 17 (19.5) 42 (21.4) 59 (20.9)
  1. * Summarized over extracted categories; (E) English-language journal; (G) German-language; (M) Medical journal; (H) Health economics/services journal