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Table 2 Distribution of the self-citing authors per rank, origin, and gender. The rank “First/Last” refers to articles where an equal number of self-citations were observed for first and last authors

From: Author self-citation in orthodontics is associated with author origin and gender

  N %
Rank
 First 56 20.44
 Last 177 64.60
 First/Last 41 14.96
Origin
 Asia 62 26.61
 Europe 75 32.19
 North America 35 15.02
 South America 23 9.87
 Other 38 16.31
Gender
 Male 166 71.24
 Female 67 28.77
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