Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Ochsner Journal

CountryUnited States
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Medicine (miscellaneous)
PublisherAllerton Press Inc.
Publication typeJournals
Coverage2001-2003, 2006-ongoing
Scope The Ochsner Journal is a quarterly publication designed to support Ochsner"s mission to improve the health of our community through a commitment to innovation in healthcare, medical research, and education. The Ochsner Journal provides an active dialogue on practice standards in today"s changing healthcare environment. Emphasis will be given to topics of great societal and medical significance. (source)

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Medicine (miscellaneous)2002Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2003Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2004Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2005Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2006Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q2

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.080
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.051
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.037
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.025
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.071
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.095
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.061
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.098
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.041
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.151
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.883
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.329
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.461
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.515
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.080
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.051
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.037
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.045
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.100
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.061
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.098
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.049
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.145
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.550
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.054
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.281
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.530
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.474
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.080
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.051
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.054
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.100
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.061
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.129
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.068
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.182
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.703
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.928
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.374
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.559
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.390
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20021
Self Cites20032
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20072
Self Cites20082
Self Cites20095
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20111
Self Cites20122
Self Cites20135
Self Cites20144
Self Cites20159
Self Cites20169
Total Cites20022
Total Cites20033
Total Cites20043
Total Cites20050
Total Cites20061
Total Cites20072
Total Cites20083
Total Cites20098
Total Cites20105
Total Cites201116
Total Cites201272
Total Cites2013156
Total Cites2014237
Total Cites2015306
Total Cites2016317
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20020.040
External Cites per document20030.017
External Cites per document20040.037
External Cites per document20050.000
External Cites per document20060.045
External Cites per document20070.000
External Cites per document20080.020
External Cites per document20090.037
External Cites per document20100.049
External Cites per document20110.136
External Cites per document20120.534
External Cites per document20131.020
External Cites per document20141.259
External Cites per document20151.485
External Cites per document20161.433
Cites per document20020.080
Cites per document20030.051
Cites per document20040.037
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20060.045
Cites per document20070.100
Cites per document20080.061
Cites per document20090.098
Cites per document20100.049
Cites per document20110.145
Cites per document20120.550
Cites per document20131.054
Cites per document20141.281
Cites per document20151.530
Cites per document20161.474
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents200220
Non-citable documents200334
Non-citable documents200447
Non-citable documents200527
Non-citable documents200613
Non-citable documents20073
Non-citable documents200811
Non-citable documents200916
Non-citable documents201017
Non-citable documents201114
Non-citable documents201234
Non-citable documents201356
Non-citable documents201479
Non-citable documents201576
Non-citable documents201676
Citable documents200225
Citable documents200359
Citable documents200481
Citable documents200556
Citable documents200622
Citable documents200720
Citable documents200849
Citable documents200982
Citable documents2010102
Citable documents2011110
Citable documents2012131
Citable documents2013148
Citable documents2014185
Citable documents2015200
Citable documents2016215
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents200243
Uncited documents200390
Uncited documents2004126
Uncited documents200583
Uncited documents200634
Uncited documents200721
Uncited documents200857
Uncited documents200993
Uncited documents2010114
Uncited documents2011111
Uncited documents2012124
Uncited documents2013141
Uncited documents2014170
Uncited documents2015157
Uncited documents2016178
Cited documents20022
Cited documents20033
Cited documents20042
Cited documents20050
Cited documents20061
Cited documents20072
Cited documents20083
Cited documents20095
Cited documents20105
Cited documents201113
Cited documents201241
Cited documents201363
Cited documents201494
Cited documents2015119
Cited documents2016113
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