Scimago Journal & Country Rank

NCHS data brief

CountryUnited States
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Medicine (miscellaneous)
PublisherU.S. National Center for Health Statistics
Publication typeJournals
ISSN19414927, 19414935

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)2008Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q1

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)20081.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.364
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20104.385
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20114.679
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20124.859
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20136.390
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20148.711
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20157.512
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20166.160
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.364
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20104.385
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20114.255
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20124.464
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20136.600
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20149.460
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20157.408
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20164.947
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20092.364
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.958
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20113.571
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20124.407
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20136.948
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201410.183
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20155.239
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20164.012
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 Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20160
Total Cites20083
Total Cites200926
Total Cites2010114
Total Cites2011217
Total Cites2012308
Total Cites2013561
Total Cites2014823
Total Cites2015726
Total Cites2016559
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 document20081.500
External Cites per document20092.364
External Cites per document20104.385
External Cites per document20114.255
External Cites per document20124.464
External Cites per document20136.600
External Cites per document20149.460
External Cites per document20157.408
External Cites per document20164.947
Cites per document20081.500
Cites per document20092.364
Cites per document20104.385
Cites per document20114.255
Cites per document20124.464
Cites per document20136.600
Cites per document20149.460
Cites per document20157.408
Cites per document20164.947
% 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 documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Citable documents20082
Citable documents200911
Citable documents201026
Citable documents201151
Citable documents201269
Citable documents201385
Citable documents201487
Citable documents201598
Citable documents2016113
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 documents20081
Uncited documents20093
Uncited documents20107
Uncited documents201112
Uncited documents201214
Uncited documents201315
Uncited documents201412
Uncited documents201517
Uncited documents201627
Cited documents20081
Cited documents20098
Cited documents201019
Cited documents201139
Cited documents201255
Cited documents201370
Cited documents201475
Cited documents201581
Cited documents201686
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