Bibliometric Survey on “GIS and Public Health (Physical Activity and Walking)

  • Yoshita Shah , Preeti Mulay , Abha Arya


GIS in public health is a restively new technology but it has been widely used in research and implantation studies in healthcare. The sole purpose of the bibliometric analysis is to understand the current research pattern on GIS and Public health (Physical activity and Walking). The analysis evaluated the importance, impact and research gaps of the published articles on the same. This paper considers the publication database of Scopus for retrieving and extracting the electronic data published on the concerned topic. The data was shortlisted using combination of specific keywords and analysed on the aspects of author, source, country, etc. of the publication. A set of 135 articles was selected and analysed thoroughly to identify the research gaps and opportunities for further research in the given paper.