Scimago Journal & Country Rank

International Journal of Clinical Rheumatology

CountryUnited Kingdom
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
PublisherOpen Access Journal
Publication typeJournals
ISSN17584280, 17584272

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.


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)20080.103
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.265
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.238
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.338
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.481
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.551
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.604
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.477
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.400
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.103
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.265
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.238
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.418
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.542
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.636
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.572
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.463
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.360
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.103
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.265
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.292
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.451
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.615
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.552
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.512
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.456
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.176
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 Cites20082
Self Cites20093
Self Cites20102
Self Cites20112
Self Cites20122
Self Cites20133
Self Cites20144
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20160
Total Cites20086
Total Cites200930
Total Cites201039
Total Cites201161
Total Cites201284
Total Cites2013105
Total Cites2014107
Total Cites201581
Total Cites201659
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 document20080.069
External Cites per document20090.239
External Cites per document20100.226
External Cites per document20110.404
External Cites per document20120.529
External Cites per document20130.618
External Cites per document20140.551
External Cites per document20150.451
External Cites per document20160.360
Cites per document20080.103
Cites per document20090.265
Cites per document20100.238
Cites per document20110.418
Cites per document20120.542
Cites per document20130.636
Cites per document20140.572
Cites per document20150.463
Cites per document20160.360
% 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 documents200814
Non-citable documents200928
Non-citable documents201045
Non-citable documents201151
Non-citable documents201240
Non-citable documents201332
Non-citable documents201418
Non-citable documents201519
Non-citable documents201620
Citable documents200858
Citable documents2009113
Citable documents2010164
Citable documents2011146
Citable documents2012155
Citable documents2013165
Citable documents2014187
Citable documents2015175
Citable documents2016164
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 documents200867
Uncited documents2009121
Uncited documents2010179
Uncited documents2011162
Uncited documents2012146
Uncited documents2013145
Uncited documents2014152
Uncited documents2015145
Uncited documents2016155
Cited documents20085
Cited documents200920
Cited documents201030
Cited documents201135
Cited documents201249
Cited documents201352
Cited documents201453
Cited documents201549
Cited documents201629
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