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Table 2 Journal name and publisher

From: Potential predatory and legitimate biomedical journals: can you tell the difference? A cross-sectional comparison

   Predatory, N = 93, n (%) Open Access, N = 99, n (%) Subscription-based, N = 100, n (%)
Journal name similar to another journal Yes 51 (54.84) 17 (17.17) 22 (22.00)
Journal URL reflects journal name Yes 84 (90.32) 95 (95.96) 94 (93.49)
Journal name represents aims and scope Yes 82 (88.17) 96 (96.97) 95 (95.00)
No 7 (7.53) 2 (2.02) 1 (1.00)
Aims/scope not stated 4 (4.30) 1 (1.01) 4 (4.00)
Publisher name indicated Yes 49 (52.69) 99 (100.00) 98 (98.00)
No 44 (47.31) 0 (0) 2 (2.00)
Publisher namea Top 5 listed (n) Laxmi Book Publications (2) All other publishers publish a single journal BioMed Central (27) Hindawi (14) Medknow (6) Libertas Academica (4) PLOS and OceanSide Publications (3 each) Elsevier (29) Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (14) BMJ (6) Wiley (6) Oxford University Press (6)
Publisher URL providedb Yes 16/49 (32.65) 86/99 (86.87) 97/98 (98.98)
No, found using Google 11/33 (33.33) 6/13 (46.15) 0/1 (0.00)
No, not found on Google 22/33 (66.67) 7/13 (53.87) 1/1 (100.00)
Publisher/owner listed as Editor-in-Chiefc Yes 6/37 (16.22) 1/82 (1.22) 0/89 (0)
No 23/37 (62.16) 81/82 (98.78) 89/89 (100)
Cannot tell 8/37 (21.62) 0/82 (0) 0/89 (0)
  1. aData presented for journals where publisher was identified
  2. bDenominator of fractions indicates the number of journals where the variable concerned was relevant
  3. cDenominator is the number journals where both publisher and Editor-in-Chief names were provided