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AGUIRRE, V et al. Historical and bibliometric study of the argentine journal Diata. Diaeta [online]. 2010, vol.28, n.130, pp. 7-14. ISSN 1852-7337.
Objective: To evaluate the development of research and scientific publications by Argentine nutritionists through the historical and bibliometric analysis of Diaeta journal. Methodology: Descriptive transversal design. All the issues of Diaeta journal, from the beginning of its edition in 1981 through late 2008, were included in this study. A sample of 63 units was obtained through a stratified sampling for each year. Results: An increase in the number of Original Articles and other thematic areas other than the traditional Diet Therapy was observed. The average number of authors per scientific article was three for Original Articles and two authors for Update and/or Review articles. The most frequent language for the bibliographical references was English, Spanish being in the second place. Professions of the most productive authors, apart from B.S in Nutrition, were Physicians, Chemists and Engineers. Conclusions: DIAETA Journal has showed a great progress in a few years, accompanying the development of research by Argentine nutritionists.
Palabras clave : Bibliometrics; Scienciometrics; Infometrics; Diaeta; AADyND.