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Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterologyopen access

CountryNew Zealand
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
PublisherDove Medical Press Ltd
Publication typeJournals

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)20110.538
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.281
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.962
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.954
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.961
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.143
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.538
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.281
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.962
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.110
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.302
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.154
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.538
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.281
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.283
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.137
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.419
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.693
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 Cites20111
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20142
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20166
Total Cites201114
Total Cites201273
Total Cites2013155
Total Cites2014173
Total Cites2015317
Total Cites2016328
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 document20110.500
External Cites per document20121.281
External Cites per document20131.962
External Cites per document20142.085
External Cites per document20153.292
External Cites per document20163.096
Cites per document20110.538
Cites per document20121.281
Cites per document20131.962
Cites per document20142.110
Cites per document20153.302
Cites per document20163.154
% 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 documents20110
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20162
Citable documents201126
Citable documents201257
Citable documents201379
Citable documents201482
Citable documents201596
Citable documents2016104
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 documents201117
Uncited documents201219
Uncited documents201328
Uncited documents201427
Uncited documents201526
Uncited documents201632
Cited documents20119
Cited documents201239
Cited documents201353
Cited documents201459
Cited documents201573
Cited documents201674
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