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Table 3. 
The number of research articles in each broad field
Broad field2000–20182014–2018
Clinical Medicine 446,017 267,370 (60%) 
General Science & Technology 322,690 228,006 (71%) 
Biomedical Research 245,375 136,466 (56%) 
Enabling & Strategic Technology 72,563 35,066 (48%) 
Chemistry 56,860 23,829 (42%) 
Public Health & Health Services 49,528 28,469 (57%) 
Biology 41,819 27,061 (65%) 
Psychology & Cognitive Science 26,724 19,693 (74%) 
Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry 18,212 13,522 (74%) 
Physics & Astronomy 16,653 11,963 (72%) 
ICTs 6,934 4,084 (59%) 
Engineering 2,728 1,609 (59%) 
Historical Studies 2,339 599 (26%) 
Earth & Environmental Science 2,094 1,444 (69%) 
Social Sciences 1,776 1,409 (79%) 
Philosophy & Theology 1,460 836 (57%) 
Mathematics & Statistics 640 469 (73%) 
Total 1,314,412 801,895 (61%) 
Broad field2000–20182014–2018
Clinical Medicine 446,017 267,370 (60%) 
General Science & Technology 322,690 228,006 (71%) 
Biomedical Research 245,375 136,466 (56%) 
Enabling & Strategic Technology 72,563 35,066 (48%) 
Chemistry 56,860 23,829 (42%) 
Public Health & Health Services 49,528 28,469 (57%) 
Biology 41,819 27,061 (65%) 
Psychology & Cognitive Science 26,724 19,693 (74%) 
Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry 18,212 13,522 (74%) 
Physics & Astronomy 16,653 11,963 (72%) 
ICTs 6,934 4,084 (59%) 
Engineering 2,728 1,609 (59%) 
Historical Studies 2,339 599 (26%) 
Earth & Environmental Science 2,094 1,444 (69%) 
Social Sciences 1,776 1,409 (79%) 
Philosophy & Theology 1,460 836 (57%) 
Mathematics & Statistics 640 469 (73%) 
Total 1,314,412 801,895 (61%) 
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