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Table 1 Publication characteristics of the rurality indices

From: Systematic scoping review of factors and measures of rurality: toward the development of a rurality index for health care research in Japan

Author and publication year Country Peer review (yes/no) Citation index by Web of Science
Department of Primary Industries and Energy, Department of Human Services and Health, 1994 [24] Australia No not included
Weinert et al., 1995 [25] USA Yes 38
Leduc, 1997 [26] Canada Yes not included
Department of Health and Aged Care, 2001 [27] Australia No not included
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Canberra, 2004 [28] Australia No not included
Swan et al., 2008 [29] Scotland Yes 9
Kralj, 2008 [11] Canada No not included
McGrail et al., 2009  [30] Australia Yes 61
Han et al., 2012 [31] China Yes 9
Humphreys et al., 2012 [13] Australia Yes not included
Steinhaeuser et al., 2014 [32] Germany Yes 8
Mao et al., 2015 [33] USA Yes 4
Zhu et al., 2015 [34] USA Yes not included
Inagami et al., 2016 [35] USA Yes 3
Alasia et al., 2017 [36] Canada No 6
Calovi et al., 2018 [37] Italy Yes 0
Doogan et al., 2018 [38] USA Yes 0