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Table 1 Number of published critical care research from the Eastern Mediterranean Region and the type of patient populations studied

From: Evaluating the Published Critical Care Research from the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Region

Country Number of publications Patient population
  Total number Adjusted for populationa Adjusted for GDPb Adults N (%) Children N (%) Neonates N (%) Pregnant N (%)
Afghanistan 1 0.028 0.05 1 (100%) 0 0 0
Bahrain 11 7.33 0.31 7 (63.6%) 0 3 (27.3%) 1 (9.1%)
Djibouti 2 2.0 1.1 2 (100%) 0 0 0
Egypt 165 1.70 0.7 82 (49.7%) 21 (12.7%) 59 (35.8%) 3 (1.8%)
Iran 620 7.64 1.4 487 (78.5%) 21 (3.4%) 111 (17.9%) 1 (0.16%)
Iraq 8 0.20 0.04 4 (50%) 0 2 (25%) 2 (25%)
Jordan 63 6.50 1.6 47 (74.6%) 7 (11.1%) 8 (12.7%) 1 (1.6%)
Kuwait 26 6.3 0.2 16 (61.5%) 3 (11.5%) 7 (26.9%) 0
Lebanon 42 6.88 0.81 38 (90.5%) 1 (2.4%) 2 (4.8%) 1 (2.4%)
Libya 5 0.78 0.1 3 (60%) 1 (20%) 1 (20%) 0
Morocco 39 1.09 0.36 26 (66.7%) 6 (15.4%) 2 (5.1%) 5 (12.8%)
Oman 16 3.48 0.22 9 (56.3%) 2 (12.5%) 4 (25%) 1 (6.25%)
Pakistan 95 0.48 0.3 52 (54.7%) 27 (28.4%) 14 (14.7%) 2 (2.1%)
Palestinec 5 1.06 0.34 3 (60%) 0 2 (40%) 0
Qatar 36 13.8 0.21 32 (88.9%) 2 (5.6%) 2 (5.6%) 0
Saudi Arabia 273 8.30 0.40 218 (79.8%) 24 (8.8%) 30 (11%) 1 (0.4%)
Sudan 6 0.15 0.05 0 0 5 (83.3%) 1 (16.7%)
Somalia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Syria 3 0.16 0.07 3 (100%) 0 0 0
Tunisia 102 8.87 2.5 75 (73.5%) 13 (12.7%) 11 (10.8%) 3 (2.9%)
United Arab Emirates 16 1.7 0.04 11 (68.8%) 1 (6.25%) 4 (25%) 0
Yemen 3 0.11 0.16 3 (100%) 0 0 0
  1. aData reflect the most recent statistics reported by the World Bank, which was from 2017 for all countries as follows in million: Afghanistan 35.5, Bahrain 1.5, Djibouti 0.96, Egypt 97.5, Iran 81.2, Iraq 38.3, Jordan 9.7, Kuwait 4.1, Lebanon 6.1, Libya 6.4, Morocco 35.7, Oman 4.6, Pakistan 197, Palestine 4.7, Qatar 2.6, Saudi Arabia 32.9, Sudan 40.5, Somalia 14.7, Syria 18.3, Tunisia 11.5, United Arab Emirates 9.4, and Yemen 28.3
  2. b Data reflect the most recent statistics reported by the World Bank, which was 2017 for all countries except Yemen (2016) and Syria (2007), as follows in billion US dollar: Afghanistan 20.8, Bahrain 35.3, Djibouti 1.8, Egypt 235.3, Iran 439.5, Iraq 197.7, Jordan 40, Kuwait 120, Lebanon 51.8, Libya 51, Morocco 109.1, Oman 72.6, Pakistan 305, Palestine 14.5, Qatar 167.6, Saudi Arabia 683.8, Sudan 117.5, Somalia 7.4, Syria 40.4, Tunisia 40.2, United Arab Emirates 382.6, Yemen 18.2
  3. c Listed as West Bank and Gaza by the World Bank