Very quick one this! Really interesting paper from Ioannidis et al about citation indices.
I wanted to recreate figure 1, which is:
Closest I could get (code here) is this:
Biggest difference is in NS, where they find all negative correlations, but most of mine are positive.
Source data are Table S1 Data.
Am I doing something wrong? Or is the paper wrong?
UPDATE 9th July 2016
Using Spearman gets us closer but it’s still not quite correct (updated code too)