Tob Control 21:198-201 doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2011-050288
  • Reviews

Bibliographic analysis of papers and authors published in Tobacco Control 1998–September 2011

  1. Gemma Derrick2
  1. 1School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  2. 2Instituto de Politcas y Bienes Publicos, Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales, Consejo Superior Investigaciones Cientificas, Madrid, Spain
  1. Correspondence to Professor Simon Chapman, University of Sydney, School of Public Health, Edward Ford Building A27, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia; simon.chapman{at}
  • Received 4 August 2011
  • Accepted 26 October 2011


In the present work, the top 20 cited papers published in Tobacco Control between 1998 and 15 September 2011, the top 10 cited papers published after 2008 and the 50 authors whose papers have been most cited in the journal are reported. US authors dominated the most cited papers and the most cited authors, with Australian authors in second place. Papers on youth and secondhand smoke dominated the top 20 papers, although harm reduction and packaging papers appeared in the post 2008 leading cited papers.


  • Funding This study was supported by NHMRC grant 570870.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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