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Table 4 Top ten active countries in HIV/AIDS – related medication adherence

From: Global research output on HIV/AIDS–related medication adherence from 1980 to 2017

SCRa Country Number of publications
N = 3021
% Number of publications in HIV/AIDS field; N = 232,000 % of medication adherence publications from overall HIV/AIDS research prevalence (%) of HIV among adults (15–49 years)
1st United States 1733 57.4 91,600 1.9 0.6
2nd South Africa 236 7.8 10,138 2.3 18.92
3rd United Kingdom 199 6.6 18,915 1.1 0.33
4th Canada 177 5.9 8362 2.1 0.3
5th Spain 130 4.3 8334 1.6 0.42
6th France 118 3.9 13,131 0.9 0.4
7th Brazil 115 3.8 4974 2.3 0.55
8th Uganda 102 3.4 2742 3.7 6.8
9th Italy 80 2.6 9678 0.8 0.28
9th Switzerland 80 2.6 5037 1.6 0.26
  1. SCR, Standard competition ranking;
  2. a Equal countries have the same ranking number, and then a gap is left in the ranking numbers